Occupational Competency as a Predictor of Labor Market Performance
Bishop, John H.
[Excerpt] The paper examines the suitability of occupational competency measurement as a device for enhancing the accountability of vocational education programs. In order for occupational competency tests to be used as program performance measures, they must be demonstrated to be valid predictors of labor market outcomes like earnings and wage rates and of job performance in appropriate occupations. The paper undertakes this task.
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CAHRS; ILR; center; human resource; job; worker; advanced; labor market; satisfaction; employee; work; manage; management; competency; performance; skills; economy