Job seekers, students, and others doing in-depth career research can access information on nearly 8,000 jobs in one current, convenient book. With more job descriptions than in any other career reference, the best-selling Enhanced Occupational Outlook Handbook provides a practical way to obtain and use the information from the three most authoritative occupational data sources. It includes the complete text of the latest Occupational Outlook Handbook by the U.S. Department of Labor, plus related job descriptions from the government?s latest O*NET database and from the Dictionary of Occupational Titles. Readers learn about all of their career options in one resource. Now in its all-new seventh edition, the EOOH is easy to use because it?s organized by clusters of related jobs?the same user-friendly structure as in the OOH. Readers doing career research and planning also learn the latest details on earnings, job growth, education and skills required, working conditions, employment trends, and more.A new appendix organizes all the OOH jobs by personality codes so readers can easily find related job descriptions after using any career assessment based on Holland's six personality types (Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, and Conventional).
Contains detailed descriptions of over 250 major occupations in the U.S. economy, discussing the nature of the work, working conditions, job requirements, employment outlook, and earnings potential; each followed by brief information about similar occupations.
In addition to updated data from the 1998-1999 Occupational Outlook Handbook, this new edition adds key information from the very latest occupational resource--The Occupational Information Network, known as O'NET. Millions of job seekers and career changers make this reference their choice for comprehensive job information.
Annotation. This resource provides a practical way to obtain and use the information from the three most authoritative occupational data sources. It includes the complete text of the latest "Occupational Outlook Handbook," plus related job descriptions from the government's latest O*NET database and from the "Dictionary of Occupational Titles."
Provides the most recent government information on jobs and careers in the United States, includes data about salaries and occupational advancement, and describes positions for the professional through entry level.
A nationally recognized, best-selling reference work. An easy-to-use, comprehensive "encyclopedia" of today's occupations & tomorrow's hiring trends. Describes in detail some 250 occupations -- covering about 104 million jobs, or 85% of all jobs in the U.S. Each description discuses the nature of the work; working conditions; employment; training, other qualifications, & advancement; job outlook; earnings; related occupations; & sources of additional information. Revised every 2 years.
A nationally recognized, best-selling reference work. An easy-to-use, comprehensive encyclopediaÓ of today's occupations & tomorrow's hiring trends. Describes in detail some 250 occupations -- covering about 104 million jobs, or 85% of all jobs in the U.S. Each description discuses the nature of the work; working conditions; employment; training, other qualifications, & advancement; job outlook; earnings; related occupations; & sources of additional information. Revised every 2 years.
With more than 400 articles, the Encyclopedia of Career Development is the premier reference tool for research on career-related topics. Covering a broad range of themes, the contributions represent original material written by internationally-renowned scholars that view career development from a number of different dimensions. This multidisciplinary resource examines career-related issues from psychological, sociological, educational, counseling, organizational behavior, and human resource management perspectives. Key Features Offers introductory materials prepared by the editors and supplementary appendices on select topics Incorporates global, cultural, and international dimensions of careers and examines the social context of careers such as the contemporary work environment, emerging values in society, gender and ethnicity, social class, and work-family interface Explores the evolution of careers, including career stages, patterns, and transitions, as well as variations in the meaning of career success Discusses career decision-making strategies, and looks at legislative, regulatory, and labor relations decrees that influence career development and decision making Analyzes initiatives used by employers, counselors, and society to promote the effective development of careers The Encyclopedia of Career Development is a leading edge reference tool that is recognized as a "must have" for libraries in the United States and around the world. In addition, corporations and career centers will also want to add this valuable set to their collections.
Profiles ninety percent of the jobs in the economy, nearly 270 in total, covering each one's nature, working conditions, required skills, training, advancement, outlook, earnings, and related occupations.
Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Indian Affairs (1993- )
Publisher: Government Printing Office
Category: Indians of North America
Enhancements to the 2006-2007 hardcover library edition include a sturdier binding with special reinforcing tapes and heavier paper sewn into the binding to sustain longer life for a counselor's office copy or a school/public library reference copy. The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. Revised every two years, the Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions; the training and education needed, earnings, job outlook, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations. This book can be a valuable tool for your personal career search and planning. Readers will gain job search methods and tips for applying for a job and evaluating a job offer. The resource also includes a listing of occupations growing the fastest and having the largest numerical increases in employment. Recent student graduates, and individuals returning to the workforce after an absence or career changers will find this reference a useful tool in their job search. guidance counselors office copy or a school/public library reference copy.