Accession Number:

AD0748326

Title:

Recruits' Civilian-Acquired Skills: Their Potential Value and Their Utilization in Initial Military Assignments.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept. Oct 70-Oct 71 on Phase 2,

Corporate Author:

HUMAN RESOURCES RESEARCH ORGANIZATION ALEXANDRIA VA

Report Date:

1972-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

123.0

Abstract:

The objective of the research reported here was to assess the potential value and the utilization of recruits civilian-acquired skills. A recruit was defined as having a military-relevant civilian-acquired skill if he had had six months or more of job experience in any of 67 common civilian jobs. The research data was obtained for four services two Army sites, one each for Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force. Data were collected by administering questionnaires to recruits obtaining judgments of classification interviewers and extracting information on initial military assignment, enlistment commitment, and AFQT scores from official records. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE