ERIC Number: ED241727
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Feb-1
Reference Count: 0
The State of the Art in Job Search Training.
This report summarizes a national state of the art study of job search training (JST) programs, namely, the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act, the Work Incentive Program, and the employment service. Special emphasis is placed on youth programs. An introductory chapter defines JST, provides a brief history of JST development, and assesses the adequacy of research and development on this intervention. Chapter II briefly describes JST as it exists in each of the major employment and training settings. It then deals with critical administrative issues such as problems surrounding outcome and cost accounting in JST programs. The focus of chapter III is on how JST group sessions are conducted, the main actors (group leaders and participants), the methods used by leaders, and the general flavor of the experience. The two chapters that follow deal with the curriculum. They divide the content between pre-search preparation and orientation of the job seekers and the instructions and training provided for the actual job search. The final chapter synthesizes findings representing the most minimal needs, gaps, and unanswered questions found in this study. An appendix contains the methodology and a description of the selected sites. (YLB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. Office of Research and Development.
Authoring Institution: Olympus Research Centers, Salt Lake City, UT.
Note: For a related document, see CE 038 467.