Bulletin Volume 1, Nos. 3-10

Bulletin Volume 1, Nos. 3-10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...employers can accomplish no good. What The National Asscociation of Corporation Schools stands for primarily is the advance of the United States as a nation through doing things efficiently but more particularly through the development of the individual to highest possible standards. Industry will be satisfied with the by-product. VOCATIONAL TRAINING The barber is the only workman for whom there is a really fixed demand in American cities. Analyzing the twelfth census reports for cities having fifty thousand or more inhabitants, the Russell Sage Foundation finds that in every city there are substantially three barbers to each thousand inhabitants. Every other occupation shows greater variability. Those occupations that have as many as ten representatives for each ten thousand inhabitants in all cities number only twenty for men and seven for women. Without knowing the facts one would probably say that every city would show at least one butcher, physician, lawyer, clergyman, and dentist for each thousand inhabitants; but he would be mistaken. Those occupations are not among the twenty constant ones. The printer, plumber, and baker have steadier jobs in the sense that for each thousand city folks there will be at least one. The only constant.occupations for women--one worker for each thousand inhabitants in all cities--are those of servants, dressmakers, teachers, saleswomen, laundresses, nurses, and housekeepers. All but one of these, it will be noted, have to do with the household or with children--from which those who take the kaiser's view of woman's proper place in the universe may derive much comfort. Even our vocational schools mostly train youngsters for the jobs they want rather than for the jobs they can get. No doubt that is the right...show more

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  • Paperback | 150 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 281g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236512413
  • 9781236512413