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ERIC Number: EJ548263
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0038-0407
Do Employers Really Need More Educated Youths?
Rosenbaum, James E.; Binder, Amy
Sociology of Education, v70 n1 p68-85 Jan 1997
Compares employers' stated needs for entry-level workers possessing better academic skills with their training programs and hiring practices to supposedly meet this need. Discovers a dichotomy between the stated needs and the corrective practice. Most remedial training emphasizes short-term job skills and hiring practices do not reward academic achievement. (MJP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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