Reading for a Purpose
Several workers tell how they know what's important and must be read. A custodial supervisor talks about reading schedules, safety materials, policies and procedures. A teacher describes the difference between reading for fun and reading at work. Manufacturing plant workers show how documen- tation helps them trace a problem and solve it. A sales supervisor tells how workers compare sales information. A biologist and a salesman show how they search for information. The custodial supervisor and a hairdresser describe their required reading.