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Perceptions of the Trainees as Corporate Employees

Felice Davidson Perlmutter

in From Welfare to Work

Published in print December 1997 | ISBN: 9780195110159
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865635 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195110159.003.0009
Perceptions of the Trainees as Corporate Employees

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This chapter focuses on the perceptions of the new employees during their initial period of adjustment at the Blue Shield corporate facility. It also discusses ways to smooth the transition from training to employment. These include commitment and clarity regarding the goals of the program, careful coordination between the organizations involved in the process, and appointing a “point person” that the new employees trust and to whom they can share their concerns in confidence.

Keywords: Pennsylvania Blue Shield; welfare reform; corporate social responsibility; new employees

Chapter.  2743 words.  Illustrated.

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