ERIC Number: ED288970
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
The Employer's Choice: On the Job. Connections. School and Work Transitions.
Izzo, Margaretha Vreeburg; Lankard, Bettina A.
This instructional packet, designed to help students learn successful ways to find, keep, and leave jobs, is the third component of "The Employer's Choice" a research-based, multimedia set of instructional materials designed to prepare students for job market success. ("The Employer's Choice" is part of the "Connections" package, which represents a synthesis of significant work on education and employment and presents a coordinated set of resources to assist school administrators, counselors, teachers, and employers in helping students in their school and work transitions.) This package uses a series of case studies to present the real-life situations and experiences young people encounter in getting a job, becoming an insider, training at the worksite, and leaving a job. The instructional materials are developed in 16 concepts organized in four sections. For each concept, information, case studies, questions, analysis of case studies, and activities are provided. The sections cover the following topics: (1) getting a job, (2) becoming an insider, (3) learning at the worksite, and (4) leaving a job. Appendixes contain guidelines for completing an application and for interviewing. (KC)
Descriptors: Career Change, Career Education, Case Studies, Dismissal (Personnel), Education Work Relationship, Employer Attitudes, Employment Interviews, Employment Potential, Employment Problems, Evaluation, Job Applicants, Job Application, Job Satisfaction, Job Search Methods, Job Skills, Personnel Policy, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Work Attitudes, Work Environment
National Center Publications, Box SP, National Center for Research in Vocational Education, 1960 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43210-1090 (Order No. SP100BB02--$7.25; complete Connections set, SP100PR--$350.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.
Note: For related documents, see ED 263 383 and CE 047 979-998.