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firm conducting, 79 ; a con-
servative view of, 79

Employees, as stockholders, 14 ;
the hiring, transferring, and
discharge of, 25 ; secured by
advertising, 26 ; typical regu-
lations for, 30-33 ; training of,
33 ; seasonal increase and de-
crease in number of, in depart-
ment stores, 148 ; the relative
divisions of, in department
stores, 151 ; pay and promotion
of, in department stores, 161,
164-167 ; suggestions from an
employer to young persons,
161-163; some qualities re-
quired in, 163

Employment or labor depart-
ment, the, 13, 25 ; methods of,
26 ; a division of, 33 ; positions
in, 34, 129; a central office for,
34 ; office of, 129 ; manager of,
34, 130 ; the problem of, 37



Exchange clerk, the, 193
Executive committee, the, 15
Executive offices, the, 25; employ-
ment opportunities in, 25
Executive officers, the, of a cor-
poration, 14 ; requirements for,
23 ; salaries of, 24 ; of a bank,
190, 191

Expense, the division of, 131 ;
positions in the division of, 131
Expense department, the, 86
Expense man, the, 131
Expense manager, the, 86, 87

Factory apprentice course, 70
Factory offices, the, 71-74 ; chart
of, 73 ; requirements for serv-
ice in, 90

Factory physician, the, 88, 90
Fatigue, influences making for,

150

Federal Reserve Act, the, 189
Federal reserve banks, 187, 189
Floor boy, the, 130
Floor clerk, the, 130, 135
Floor manager, the, 135
Floor superintendent, . the, 130,
135 ; topics treated in lecture
by, 155
Furrier, the, 176

General manager, the, 14, 16, 120

General offices, the, 39 ; chart of,
40 ; requirements for service
in, 68

General superintendent, the, 14,
129, 133

Government investigation, quota-
tion from a, 171

Head of a concern, the responsi-
bility of, 19
Hospital, the, 88

Industrial counselor, the, 38
Industrial development expert,

the, 38

Industrial service, 88
Industrial-service department,

the, 13, 89 ; positions in, 89



216



BUSINESS EMPLOYMENTS



Industries, the manufacturing, 6,
91 ; sex and age distribution
by, 108 ; statistics in, 91, 94-
96, 97-99, 100-108, 178-183,
199-201

Industry, runs to big enterprises,
9 ; dissecting an, 9 ; the shoe,
10

Information bureau, the, 151
Information office, the, 68
Invention, era of active, 6

Job room, the, 53

Labor, the supply of, 35 ; the

turn-over of, 36
Labor department, the, 25
Line organization, 21 ; chartof,!!

Mail clerk, the, 193

Mailing department, the, 57 ;
positions in, 57

Mail-order department, the, 132 ;
positions in, 132

Managers, the board of, 121

Manufacture, the nature of, 91 ;
organization in, 8 ; chart of
organization in, 11 ; organiza-
tion in shoe, 12 ; the percent-
age of persons on the business
side of, 12, 107, 109

Manufacturing corporation, the,
14 ; executive officers of, 14

Marking room, the, 123; posi-
tions in, 123

Merchandise, departments of,
120

Merchandise conferences, 156

Merchandise department, the,
122 ; diagram of, 127 ; the boy
in, 127

Merchandise manager, the, 125 ;
assistant, 126

Merchandising, 119, 122

Messenger service, the, 37, 69, 87,
189 ; promotion from, 87

Mill agent, the, 16

National Bank Act, the, 187
National banks, 187



Office department, the, 138 ; na-
ture of, 138 ; simple divisions
of, 138 ; diagram of, 140 ; posi-
tions in, in the highly organized
store, 140 ; the boy in, 142

Office manager, the, 39, 44

Office work, divisions of, in the
highly organized store, 138

Order department, the, 41 ; posi-
tions in, 44

Order form, 42

Orders, the receipt and handling
of, 41

Paying teller, the, 192
Payment department, the, 139
Pay-roll department, the, 83
Physical conditions, 150
Physical director, the, 90
.Post-office station, the, 151
President, the, of a corporation,

14, 15 ; of a department store,

120, 172; of a bank, 190
Publicity department, the, 53 ;

positions in, 56
Publicity manager, the, 144
Purchase-records department,

the, 139

Purchasing agent, the, 51
Purchasing department, the, 50 ;

positions in, 51

Raw material, 7; office or depart-
ment of, 80

Receiving department, the, 52 ;
positions in, 53

Receiving room, the, 122 ; posi-
tions in, 122

Receiving teller, the, 192

Record cards, employee's 29, 30,
33 ; employee's weekly, 84 ;
pieceworker's, 85

Recording, 119

Records of business transactions,
8

Refund desk, the, 151

Requisition form, a typical,
82

Returned-goods department, the,
122



INDEX



217



Sales department, the, 58 ; posi-
tions in, 60 ; a statistical divi-
sion in, 60

Sales manager, the, 14, 47, 61 ;
assistant, 60

Sales people, 130, 134-137, 151,
155

Salesmanship, requirements for
successful, 135 ; diagram of
requirements for, 136 ; the
school of, 154 ; class work in
the school of, 154

Sample department or rooms,
the, 60

Savings banks, 187, 188, 190

Schedule department, the, 82 ;
positions in, 82

School enrollment in outside
courses, 156

Scientific management, 21

Seasonal changes, diagram of, 149

Seasonal increase in trade, 148,
149

Secretary, the, of a manufactur-
ing corporation, ] 4 ; to the
president, 17 ; to the corpora-
tion, 17 ; of a modern business
house, 120, 172

Selling department, the, 129 ;
positions in, 130; the boy in,
136 ; basis of pay in, 137

Service, conditions of, 148 ;
hours of, 148 ; competition in,
151 ; where the way divides
in, 151

Shipper, the head, 132

Shoe industry, the, 10 ; chart of
organization in, 11 ; oppor-
tunities for many kinds of
employment in, 12

fr Silent salesman," the, 59

Social features, in the factory,
88-90 ; in the department
store, 156-160 ; a mutual-aid
association, 157 ; an insurance
or mutual-benefit association,
157 ; a savings-deposit system
for employees, 157 ; a medical
department, 157 ; the lecture
committee, 157 ; the library



committee, 157; the suggestion
committee, 157 ; the entertain-
ment committee, 157 ; % the
club-house committee, .158 ; 'the
music committee, 158 ; a store
paper, 158 ; workers in this
division, 158 ; a sample daily
club report, 158-160

Social-service work, 153-160 ;
nature of, 153 ; three lines of
opportunity in, 154

Special schedule, the, 43

Staff organization, 21 ; chart of,
22

Standard Oil Company, the, 12

State banks, 187, 188

Statistical department, the, 140

Statistics. See Census statistics

Stenographic department, the, 45

Stock, the care of, 135

Stock exchange, the, 188

Stock force, the, 130

Stock room, the, 123 ; positions
in, 123

Stockholders, 14

Stock-record department, the,
140

Store detective, the, 176

Store management, diagram of,
133, 134,

Store manager, the, 129, 133 ;
advice from a, 168

Store managing, 119

Store organizations, consolidated
daily report of, 158-160

Store superintendent, the, 133

Superintending, 129 ; divisions
and positions in, 129 ; the more
important positions and fea-
tures of, 132

Supply and construction, the
division of, 131 ; positions in
the division of, 131

Supply department, the, 81 ; posi-
tions in, 82

Tabulating system, the, 77
Tag department, the, 75 ; the
foreman's tag, 75, 76 ; posi-
tions in, 76



218



BUSINESS EMPLOYMENTS



Trade, seasonal increase in,
148

Training, educational, 154, 164 ;
administrative, 155 ; required
for banking, 196

Traveling salesman, the, 61 ;
educational or other require-
ments for, 62 ; a typical quota-
tion on the general work of,
62 ; advantages of, 63 ; pay and
routine of, 63 ; disadvantages
in the life of, 65; rise of the
modern, 66

Treasurer, the, of a manufactur-
ing corporation, 14, 15 ; of a
modern business house, 120,
172; of a bank, 190

Trust companies, 187, 188

Tube system, the, 130



United States, the, a manufac-
turing nation, 6 ; dealers in
a single line in, 58. See also
Census statistics

University-extension courses, 156
Upper-leather office, the, 80;
positions in, 81

Vacation, 150

Vocation, choice of, like making
an investment, 5

Vocational guidance, 156

Vocational opportunities, in
manufacturing, 12, 13, 69 ; in
the department store, 152-156

Welfare manager, the, 89, 158
Welfare work, 150, 153-160
Women in department-store serv-
ice, 151, 171, 172



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