Making work-based learning work for retail: a guide for retail employers

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This guide is designed to provide an overview of work-based learning models and advice on how to implement them to develop stronger talent for the present and the future. It delivers basic background information on work-based learning. The findings in this guide are based on an extensive literature review; focus groups of retail employers, retail employees, and training providers; and three in-depth case studies of retailers Best Buy, Gap Inc., and Wegmans, which all have successful work-based learning programs.

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Subjects: Workforce development; Skills and knowledge; Teaching and learning; Outcomes; Industry

Keywords: Work based learning; Case study; Employers; Outcomes of education and training; Skill development; Internship

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: [Boston, Massachusetts]: Center for Apprenticeship and Work-Based Learning, Jobs for the Future, 2018

Physical description: 25 p.

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Statement of responsibility: Written by Mary V. L. Wright, Carol Gerwin, and Deborah Kobes, with support from Sophie Besl and Joe Deegan

Resource type: Guide

Call number: TD/TNC 134.643

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