THE RIGHT JOB - How to Choose, Prepare for, and Succeed in It A Treatise for Parents, Guardians, Teachers and Vocational Counselors

By: Blackford, Katherine M. H. ; Arthur Newcomb

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Complete in two volumes. Clean and tight in original green cloth bindings; light foxing to endpapers and title labels at spines. OCLC: 1811303 A very broad examination of the suitability of particular types of jobs for particular types of people. Chapter headings include: Character Analysis; How to Analyze Your Child; Is the Right Job Manual or Mental?; Is the Right Job Indoor or Outdoor?; Aggressive and Non-Aggressive Types; Social and Non-Social Types; Generalists and Specialists; Quality and Beauty versus Quantity and Strength; Practical and Theoretical Types; Ambitious and Unambitious; Creative and Imitative Types; Leaders and Drivers; Blonds and Brunets; Daring and the Timid; Traders and Bankers; JOBS FOR THOSE WHO CAN HANDLE WOMEN, etc. The second volume more directly addresses how to train for particular jobs (agricultural, transportation, art, manufacturing), how to apply and be hired, how to succeed once in a job. Also there are several brief portraits of successful people from many walks of life ranging from Babe Ruth to Thomas Edison. A fascinating look at the notions of how to find your role in the working world and how to succeed at it during the Roaring Twenties. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings.

Title: THE RIGHT JOB - How to Choose, Prepare for, and Succeed in It A Treatise for Parents, Guardians, Teachers and Vocational Counselors

Author Name: Blackford, Katherine M. H. ; Arthur Newcomb

Categories: Americana and American History, Psychology and Sociology, Economics and Business,

Publisher: New York, The Review of Reviews: 1924

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo

Seller ID: 41290

Keywords: Character Analysis Career Guidance Pre-Depression Era Job Counseling Workforce Guidance 1920s Self Help Labor Studies