ERIC Number: ED159315
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Job Placement and Follow-Up Manual.
Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta. Office of Adult and Vocational Education.
This operational guide for job placement specialists and others charged with establishing and operating placement and followup programs in state and area vocational-technical schools and joint college programs is presented in eleven sections: (1-3) A centralized, specialized program is proposed to meet state board of education requirements, to assess student's interests, needs, and skills, to place students, and to followup student progress, salary, job/training relationship, weaknesses, and suggestions; (4) twelve placement and followup objectives are suggested; (5) it is advised that the specialist send only qualified applicants to interview; (6) responsibilities are suggested for each staff position; (7) operational guidelines for student services, location, hours, and clerical staff are provided; (8) job interview skills, involving application, resume, and interviewing techniques, are outlined; (9) the job bank system and agencies helpful in locating jobs are discussed; (10) the advisory committee make-up and duties are detailed; and (11) the TECHDAYS program (a coordinated state department of education and area school staff effort to bring in employers to interview) and a TECHDAYS component called Operation RIPE (recruiting and interviewing prospective employees) are described. The appendix contains ten sample documents related to TECHDAYS' communications with prospective employers, agenda and schedule, and evaluation procedures. (CSS)
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Advisory Committees, Employment Interviews, Employment Opportunities, Employment Services, Job Application, Job Placement, Job Search Methods, Objectives, Personnel Selection, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Program Guides, Recruitment, Regional Schools, Staff Role, State Boards of Education, State Standards, Student Personnel Services, Technical Institutes, Vocational Education, Vocational Followup, Vocational Schools
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta. Office of Adult and Vocational Education.