ERIC Number: ED289084
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
A Comparison of Computerized Job Matching Systems. Second Edition.
Botterbusch, Karl F.
This publication describes and compares 15 nationally available computerized job matching systems. The first section discusses job matching systems in general and provides an outline and a summary comparison table of the systems. The second section, which makes up the major part of the document, contains descriptions of 15 systems. For each system, the following information is provided: development, hardware required, software required, machine processing, output, relationship to assessment devices, training, reviewer's summary and contents, address, cost, and references. The following job matching systems are reviewed: CHOICES, Computer Assisted Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling Techniques (VOCOMP); CompuJOBS, Computerized Career Assessment and Planning Program (CCAPP), DataMaster III, Isabel, Job Matching II, Job Opportunity Based Search (JOBS), Job-Person Matching System (JPMS), Labor Market Access (LMA), Occupational Access System (OASYS), ValSEARCH Series, Vocational Adjudicative Rehabilitation System (VARS), Vocational Information Processing System (VIPS) or (AIS), and Work-Match. The third section is a comparative study of the various systems. References and a glossary comprise the final two sections. An appendix contains sample printouts of a test case using the various systems. (KC)
Descriptors: Adults, Career Choice, Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Software, Information Networks, Information Systems, Occupational Information, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Vocational Evaluation, Vocational Interests, Vocational Rehabilitation
Materials Development Center, Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI 54751.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Rehabilitation Services Administration (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ.-Stout, Menomonie. Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Inst.