miller2 - Miller's Employment Study in a Community Center...

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Purpose/question: Can we improve job placement rates in disadvantaged workforce? Background 1. Poor urban neighborhood, high unemployment, most residents are ethnic minorities. Community center offers assistance in employment process. Goal is to increase employment (jobs offered and taken). 2. Literature on interviewing and interview skills. Behavioral modeling & videotape. 3. Literature on self-monitoring. Hypotheses H1: Interview training will result in a higher percentage of participants being offered jobs. H2: High self-monitors will achieve a higher rate of employment than low self monitors. There will be an interaction between self-monitoring and training such that the high self- monitors will receive more benefit from interview training than will low self-monitors. Predicted results: Interview Orientation Training 100 67 33 0 Placement R Predicted Results High Self-Monitors Low Self-Monitors a Design Participants Community Center, Single Job Coach
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This note was uploaded on 05/21/2011 for the course PSY 3213 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of South Florida.

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