ERIC Number: ED128577
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Introduction to Office Occupations.
Troutman, Carol M.; Springle, Donald C.
A workbook, designed to introduce students to office occupations, this manual provides general information about office-clerical positions and outlines the education and training necessary to enter the field. Part One, "What Are Office Occupations?" contains chapters on the careers of typist, file clerk, payroll clerk, stock clerk, office machine operator, salesclerk, cashier, shipping and receiving, and mail clerk and messenger. Part Two, "What Does It Take To Be An Office-Clerical Worker?" includes chapters on education and training needed, personal qualities needed, where the jobs are, and wages and benefits. A student activities section at the end of each chapter provides various types of objective and short answer exercises on the chapter material. A 3-page quiz on the whole book is also included. (HD)
Descriptors: Business Skills, Career Awareness, Career Education, Clerical Occupations, Clerical Workers, Instructional Materials, Occupational Information, Office Occupations, Office Occupations Education, Secondary Education, Vocational Education, Workbooks
Vocational-Technical Curriculum Laboratory, Rutgers, The State University, Building 4103, Kilmer Campus, New Brunswick, N. J. 08903 ($1.50)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Rutgers, The State Univ., New Brunswick, NJ. Curriculum Lab.