JOB OPPORTUNITIES FOR GRADUATE SECRETARIES IN THIS NEW MILLENNIUM (CASE STUDY OF ENUGU METROPOLIS)
This study has its main aim of identifying the extent of job opportunities available to graduate secretaries within Enugu Metropolis and to see whether there are problems militating against them.
The need for the study stems form peopleâ€™s wrong notion that secretarial studies is synonymous with typewriting and shorthand and therefore secretaries are mere typists and stenographers and because f this level of training they cannot hold managerial and administrative positions.
Office automation has also brought it own problems while some areas are yet to be appropriate due to lack of training. The researcherâ€™s study is to obtain the true position of things.
Related literatures were reviewed and opinions of others in this respect were obtained. Working class, applicant graduate secreted from five organizations formed the population.
The total number of 200 was trimmed down to a sample size of 133 using the simple random sampling technique. Structured questionnaire was used for the collection of data and analysis was done using tables and simple percentage method.
The findings show that secretaries study other management and Administrative courses, apart form the professional courses. Many tertiary institutions offering secretarial studies do not have sophisticated secretary â€“ job related machines for their training.
Job opportunities exist for secretaries in set-up, oil companies and international organizations. However, in the areas of legal, medical, technical and linguistic secretary ship, employment opportunities are yet to be exploited by secretaries due to lack of training.
Based on the findings, the researcher recommended a broadening of the course curriculum, equipment of tertiary institutions with modern office machines.
Finally, the researcher concluded that secretary ship us lucrative course and sky is the limit of the secretary who knows.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
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Table of content
1.1Background of the study
1.2Statement of the problem
1.3Purpose f the study
1.4Delimitation of the study
1.5Significance of the study
1.7Definition of terms
2.1Review of related literature
2.2The graduate secretary
2.3Categories of secretaries
2.4Responsibilities of the graduate secretary
2.5Academic qualifications required for one to train as a
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2.6Course studied by graduate secretaries
2.7Job opportunities for graduate secretaries
2.8Sources of employment information
2.9Office automation and graduate secretaries
3.3Are/location of study
3.4Population of the study
3.6Sources of data
3.7Research instrument used
3.8Method of data analysis
4.1Data Presentation And Analysis
5.1Discussion of findings, summary, and recommendations
5.2Summary of findings