ERIC Number: ED189453
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Expanding Career Options. A Manual for Expanding Careers in Postsecondary Vocational Education Programs.
Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta. Office of Vocational Education.
This manual is designed to provide information and suggestions to help in increasing the number of nontraditional students who are recruited, trained, and placed on jobs. Following an introductory section, chapter 2, The Context of Equity in Work, reviews key facts on women's status in the work force, on minority women in the workforce, on racial and ethnic minorities in the work force, and on the handicapped in the workforce. Focusing on the legal context of equity, chapter 3 reviews recent federal legislation. In the fourth chapter, equity assessment instruments are presented. Recruitment and orientation strategies are given in chapter 5 followed by a discussion of counseling/retention strategies for nontraditional students in chapter 6. The final chapter focuses on strategies for the placement and followup of nontraditional students. Specific topics addressed include what employers do to attract nontraditional employees, creating nontraditional job opportunities. student preparation for job interviews, and the importance of followup. (LRA)
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Career Education, Civil Rights, Disabilities, Educational Counseling, Educational Opportunities, Employment Opportunities, Equal Education, Federal Legislation, Females, Minority Groups, Nondiscriminatory Education, Postsecondary Education, Racial Discrimination, Sex Discrimination, Student Placement, Student Recruitment, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Georgia State Dept. of Labor, Atlanta.
Authoring Institution: Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta. Office of Vocational Education.
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