Student and Employer Perceptions of Career Expectations and Goals in Retailing

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The purpose was to investigate career expectations and goals of junior and senior fashion merchandising majors at North Texas State University and to compare findings with expectations for trainees of retail employers with executive training programs in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. The findings indicated that most female students are planning their career goals in business for the next five years. Students are confused as to what employee benefits they might receive at the entry level. College recruitment is an important method of hiring executive trainees. Length of training programs vary from six months to three years. At the time of ... continued below

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Grace, Marilu August 1977.

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The purpose was to investigate career expectations and goals of junior and senior fashion merchandising majors at North Texas State University and to compare findings with expectations for trainees of retail employers with executive training programs in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. The findings indicated that most female students are planning their career goals in business for the next five years. Students are confused as to what employee benefits they might receive at the entry level. College recruitment is an important method of hiring executive trainees. Length of training programs vary from six months to three years. At the time of the study, trainees could expect a beginning salary of nine to ten thousand dollars.

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Grace, Marilu. Student and Employer Perceptions of Career Expectations and Goals in Retailing, thesis, August 1977; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc503891/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .