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1.

HOW OFTEN WORK HARDER?

C13. How often do you work harder than your employer or supervisors require -- very often, fairly often, once ina while, or never?

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

2.

YOUR JOB PEOPLE FRIENDLY

C14 I'll read a list of things that might describe a person's job. For each thing I read I'd like you to tell me how well it describes your job. C14a. Would you say "a place where people are friendly and helpful" describes your job? ... (view details)

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

3.

YOUR JOB GOOD INCOME?

C14 I'll read a list of things that might describe a person's job. For each thing I read I'd like you to tell me how well it describes your job. C14b. "A job with good income" Does this describe your job? ... (view details)

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

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YOUR JOB FRINGE BENEFITS

C14 I'll read a list of things that might describe a person's job. For each thing I read I'd like you to tell me how well it describes your job. C14c. "A job with good fringe benefits" How well does that describe your job? ... (view details)

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

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YOUR JOB USE ABILITIES?

C14 I'll read a list of things that might describe a person's job. For each thing I read I'd like you to tell me how well it describes your job. C14d. "A jopb that gives you a chance to use your abilities" ... (view details)

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

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YOUR JOB SECURE FUTURE?

C14 I'll read a list of things that might describe a person's job. For each thing I read I'd like you to tell me how well it describes your job. C14e. "A job that has a secure future for you (and your family)" ... (view details)

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

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YOUR JOB PROMOTIONS?

C14 I'll read a list of things that might describe a person's job. For each thing I read I'd like you to tell me how well it describes your job. C14f "a job with good chances for promotion." Does this describe your job? ... (view details)

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

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YOUR JOB-MOST IMPORTANT?

C15. Now I would like you to think about how important it is to have these things on a job -- and tell me which three are most important to you. Which would you say is the most important? a. A place where people are friendly and helpful ... (view details)

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

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SECOND MOST IMPORTANT?

C15a. Which comes second? a. A place where people are friendly and helpful b. A job with good income c. A job with good fringe benefits d. A job with a chance to use own abilities e. A job with secure future f. A job with chance for promo... (view details)

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

10.

THIRD MOST IMPORTANT?

C15b. Which third? a. A place where people are friendly and helpful b. A job with good income c. A job with good fringe benefits d. A job with a chance to use own abilities e. A job with secure future f. A job with chance for promotion ... (view details)

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

11.

HARDER TO GET PROMOTIONS

C16. Over the next few years is it likely to become harder or easier for people in jobs like yours to get promoted at (employer)?

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

12.

HIGHER RANK/HIGHER PAY?

C17. if you were given a choice between a higher rank or position at (employer) than you now hold, along with a small increasae in pay...or...keeping the same rank or position you have now and getting a somewhat larger pay raise, which wou... (view details)

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

13.

ADVISE FRIEND TO TAKE?

C18. If a friend who was qualified in your line of work told you he was interested in taking a job open at (employer), what would you tell him? Would you strongly advise him to take the job, would you have some doubt about it, or would yo... (view details)

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

14.

HOW FIRST FOUND JOB

C19. There are many ways people hear about jobs -- such as from ads, employment agencies, or from other people. Could you tell me how you first found out about work at (present/most recent employer)? ... (view details)

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

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PERSONAL CONTACT

C19. Specific personal contact

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

16.

IMPERSONAL CONTACT

C19. Impersonal contact

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

17.

ANYONE TELL U OF ALT.JOB

C19. At the time you first took a job at (present/most recent employer), had anyone told you about a different job opening which you thought about applying for? ... (view details)

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

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DESCRIPTION OF CONTACT

C19. Description of contact

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

19.

HOW FIRST MET CONTACT

C20. How did you first come to know this person? This person was:

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

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HOW CLOSE WAS CONTACT?

C21. At the time (he/she) told you about this job, was (he/she) someone you counted as a very close perosnal friend, a good friend, or more of an acquaintance? ... (view details)

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

21.

HOW OFTEN IN TOUCH?

C22. At the time he told you about the job, about how often were you in touch with each other? I mean how often did you see each other or talk on the phone or write? Would you say: ... (view details)

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

22.

CONTACT-EMPL. CONNECTED?

C24. Was (he/she) connected in any way with (employer/the place you were considering) or the union there?

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

23.

CONTACT USE INFLUENCE?

C25. Did (he/she) use his influence or position to help you get this job?

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

24.

FEEL OBLIGATION TO CON.?

C25a. After he had done this did you feel a special obligation to (him/her) or not?

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

25.

STILL FEEL OBLIGATION?

C25b. Do you still feel under an obligation to (him/her)?

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

26.

HEARD OF NEW JOBS?

C26. (In the last year or so) have you heard of any job openings which you could seriously consider taking? (If has held present job less than ayear ask "Since you started your new job...") ... (view details)

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

27.

DO OVER-SAME WORK?

C27. If you could do it all over again, do you think you would go into the same kind of work you're doing now, or would you do something else? ... (view details)

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

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INCOME COMPARED W/OTHERS

C28. Comparing yourself with other men of your age who have the same education as yours, would you say the amount of money you make on your job is somewhat lower, the same, somewhat higher, or much higher than theirs? ... (view details)

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

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DID YOU EXPECT BETTER?

C29. When you first started working, did you think you would be doing as well as you have done so far, or did you think you would do better, or didn't you expect to do as well as you have done? ... (view details)

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

30.

GETTING FAIR SHARE?

C30. Generally speaking, would you say that people in your line of work are getting their fair share of income in America or not?

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

31.

SALARY-WHICH MOST INFLU.

C31. Which of these will have the most influence over how much money you make over the next five years?

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

32.

NEXT MOST INFLUENCE?

C32. What will have the most influence over the money you make?

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

33.

MOST INFLU. OVER SALARY?

C33. Now I would like you to think about some different things and ask you which of these will have the most influence over how much money you make over the next five years. ... (view details)

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

34.

NEXT MOST INFLUENCE?

C34. Which will have the next most influence over the money you make?

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

35.

INCOME-COMPARE 5 YRS AGO

A4. We are also interested in how people are getting along financially these days. Compared to five years ago, would you say that you (and your family) are now better off financially or not as well off? ... (view details)

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

36.

WHY NOW BETTER-1ST MEN.

A5. Why do you say so? Two mentions coded. 1st response.

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

37.

NOW BET/WORSE-SUMMARY

A5. Why do you say so? 1st digit, 1st response

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

38.

2ND MENTION

A5. Why do you say so? 2nd response

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

39.

2ND MENTION-SUMMARY

A5. Why do you say so? 1st digit, 2nd response

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

40.

5 YRS FROM NOW

A6. Now, looking ahead -- do you think that five years from now you will be better off financially or not as well off?

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

41.

WHY BETTER/WORSE 1ST MEN

A7. Why do you feel you will be (better off/not as well off/about the same?) (Why do you feel uncertain?) 1st response

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

42.

5 YRS-BET/WORSE-SUMMARY

A7. Why do you feel you will be (better off/not as well off/about the same?) (Why do you feel uncertain?) 1st digit, 1st response

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

43.

2ND MENTION

A7. Why do you feel you will be (better off/not as well off/about the same?) (Why do you feel uncertain?) 2nd response

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

44.

2ND MENTION-SUMMARY

A7. Why do you feel you will be (better off/not as well off/about the same?) (Why do you feel uncertain?) 1st digit, 2nd response

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

45.

SEGMENT NUMBER

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

46.

FINAL DISPOSITION

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

47.

INTERVIEWER

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

48.

INTERVIEWER-SUMMARY

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

49.

TYPE OF STRUCTURE

Type of structure

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

50.

MARTIAL STATUS OF R

Marital status of respondent

Taken from: Detroit Area Study, 1970: Careers in Detroit.

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