ERIC Number: ED422512
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
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Jobs and Employment Sourcebook. Basic Information about Employment Trends, Job Search Preparation, Legal Rights of Employees and Job Applicants, Balancing Work and Household Obligations, Vocational Education and Job Training, and Self-Employment Opportunities. Personal Concerns Series, Volume 1.
Gough, Jeanne A., Ed.
This book, which is designed for the general reader who is planning to enter the job market or contemplating a career change, contains basic information about the jobs and the employment outlook; finding a job; employer and employee rights and obligations; balancing home and work; education and training; and self-employment, small business and franchising. The following topics are discussed in the book's 25 chapters: U.S. labor market's emerging challenge; employment outlook to 2005; 1992-2005 job outlook; job market profile of college graduates in 1992; class of 1990 a year after graduation; tips for finding the right job; job search strategies for professionals; Fair Labor Standards Act; health benefits under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act; Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act; unemployment insurance; Family and Medical Leave Act; job rights of women seeking a job, working on the job, and after retirement; successful job search strategies for disabled individuals; easing into work; married women with house husbands; work and family; work and family programs; today's workplace; educational opportunities other than college; self-employment; starting a business after retirement; and franchise opportunities. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Career Development, Career Education, Check Lists, Compliance (Legal), Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Needs, Emerging Occupations, Employed Women, Employment Opportunities, Employment Patterns, Employment Practices, Employment Problems, Entrepreneurship, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Family Work Relationship, Federal Legislation, Franchising, Fringe Benefits, Job Search Methods, Job Training, Labor Legislation, Noncollege Bound Students, Older Adults, Postsecondary Education, Reduction in Force, Retirement, Retraining, Self Employment, Small Businesses, Unemployment, Unemployment Insurance, Vocational Education
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