Vocations for the trained woman: opportunities other than teaching (Google eBook)

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Agnes Frances Perkins
Longmans, Green, 1914 - Business & Economics - 296 pages
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Page vii - Part 2. Vocations for the Trained Woman: Agriculture, Social Service, Secretarial Service, Business of Real Estate. By Eleanor Martin, Margaret A. Post, Fellows in the Department of Research and the Committee on Economic Efficiency of College Women, Boston Branch, Association of Collegiate Alumnae. Prepared under the direction of Susan M. Kingsbury, Ph.D., Director. 1914.
Page ii - VOLUME II. Labor Laws and their Enforcement; with Special Reference to Massachusetts. By Charles E. Persons, Mabel Parton, Mabelle Moses and Three "Fellows.
Page ii - VOLUME III. The Living Wage of Women Workers. A Study of Incomes and Expenditures of 450 Women in the City of Boston. By Louise Marion Bosworth. Edited with an introduction by F. Spencer Baldwin, Ph.D.
Page ii - LONDON, BOMBAY AND CALCUTTA *VOLUME I, Part 1. Vocations for the Trained Woman. Opportunities Other than Teaching. Edition exhausted. VOLUME I, Part 2. Vocations for the Trained Woman: Agriculture, Social Service, Secretarial Service, Business of Real Estate. By Eleanor Martin, Margaret A. Post, Fellows in the Department of Research and the Committee on Economic Efficiency of College Women, Boston Branch, Association...
Page xvii - Boston, Mass., wishes to know of opportunities In Social Service affording living expenses, for college graduates (1013) who have majored In Economics and Sociology, but have had little field work.
Page ii - Edited with an introduction by F. Spencer Baldwin, Ph.D. 8vo, $1.00 net. Postage 8 cents extra.
Page 77 - The Belated Art of Beginning. We have seen in the last ten years a wonderful development of specialties in the field of social service, all greatly enriching and diversifying treatment and increasing the possibilities of cure. As a matter of fact, however, differential treatment comes but differential diagnosis lingers. This is no cause for despair. Every department of human endeavor is slow in perfecting its beginnings. Take the art of beginning in the medical profession. We have learned many sorts...
Page 75 - But they now need to be supplemented by paid experts, released from other ties and uncertainties by binding business contracts; and such experts will naturally furnish much of the direction.
Page 117 - The stenographer's position, requiring an intelligent knowledge of stenography, combined with accuracy and speed, seems to verge into the secretary's position when the stenographer has made herself valuable to her employer and has been intrusted with a great variety of duties, some more personal, some more responsible, requiring necessarily more initiative and use of executive powers. In this report the word "secretary...
Page 77 - As might be expected, the field at first was filled with an eager, enthusiastic crowd of women, the majority of whom were untrained, but had leisure. From this first chaotic group has gradually emerged the type of trained women and men, who in time, if we may believe the general trend, will be found in control of all philanthropy.

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