A Handbook of Employments Specially Prepared for the Use of Boys and Girls on Entering the Trades, Industries, and Professions

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Rosemount Press, 1908 - Employment agencies - 444 pages
 

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Page 419 - Vic., c. 63, the holder of a degree in Law or in Arts of a University in Great Britain or Ireland, granted after examination, is qualified to apply for admission as a Law Agent...
Page 15 - Briefly these are as follows: (1) To supply information with regard to the qualifications most required in the various occupations of the city, the rates of wages, and the conditions of employment. (2) To give information about the technical and commercial continuation classes having relation to particular trades and industries. (3) To advise parents regarding the occupations for which their sons and daughters are most fitted when they leave school. (4) To keep a record of vacancies intimated by...
Page 424 - July, 1904, the qualifying examination will be in the following subjects : — (1) English (including writing from dictation, simple composition and reproduction of the gist of a short passage twice read aloud to the candidates.) (2) History and geography, with special reference to the British Empire. (3) Arithmetic and algebra (to simple equations.) NB — Two thirds of this paper will be in arithmetic.
Page 417 - These subjects are : — (1) English composition and writing to dictation. (2) Arithmetic, simple and compound, and vulgar and decimal fractions. (3) Elements of Latin. (4) History of England and Scotland. (5) Geography.
Page 281 - Applicants must be of good social position, and between the ages of 25 and 35, and must possess a certificate of not less than three years' training and service in medical and surgical nursing in a civil hospital of not less than 100 beds, and recognised by the Advisory Board.
Page 15 - This arrangement is working with the utmost smoothness and to the satisfaction of all concerned. The new organization combines the functions of the educational information and employment bureau and of the juvenile branch of the labor exchange. Briefly these are as follows: (1) To supply information with regard to the qualifications most required in the various occupations of the city, the rates of wages, and the conditions of employment. (2) To give information about the technical and commercial...
Page 435 - Candidates for admission must be at least 18 years of age and must pass an examination.
Page 85 - Salesmen's commission, at the rate of five per cent ; discount to the fish buyers at the rate of 2d. per on said gross price ; one penny for every box used for the fish landed ; the cost of all labour handling the fish till they are taken over by the buyers...
Page 19 - ... various occupations. 2. To prepare leaflets and pamphlets or tabulated matter giving information to the scholars about Continuation Work. 3. To keep a record of all pupils who leave school, their educational attainments, the employment they enter upon, and their progress at Continuation Classes. 4. To send reports to employers when desired as to the progress and attendance of the employees at classes. 5. To organize such supervision, as is approved by the Board, of boys and girls after they have...
Page 115 - ... but in these days there is the keenest competition in almost every line of manufacturing, and the survival of the fittest is the inexorable law of the business world. . Even if a manufacturer is satisfied with his yearly profit, which his balance sheet shows, he should know on which particular products he is making the most profit and on which he is making only a narrow margin of profit or losing money. Intelligent costing would enable him to distinguish...

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