The series also addresses the specific concerns of changing careers for different age groups.
- “Career Compasses” – tools that help identify skills or qualities needed to succeed in that career field
- “Destination” – a brief overview of the career
- “You Are Here” – A short set of self-assessment questions to locate the proper starting point for getting into this career field
- “Navigating the Terrain” and “Organizing Your Expedition” – advice on ways to reach career goals
- “Landmarks” – specific advice tailored to readers in their 20s to 50s and older
- “Essential Gear” – tips for career changers
- “Notes From the Field” – interviews with professionals in the field
- “Further Resources” – a list of further information and trade organizations
This 10-volume set of books should be on the career shelves of every library or career center. Available in hardcover or softcover. 176-184 pages each. Includes index, appendices, sidebars, websites, and interviews. 7 x 9. 2009. Individual titles are described below.
$39.95 for a single hardcover volume; $16.95 for one softcover volume. SPECIAL: $379.95 for the hardcover series; $154.95 for the softcover series.
- Advertising, Sales, and Marketing – Careers profiled include advertising creative director, advertising executive, copywriter, graphic designer, marketing manager, media designer, sales representative. 2009.
- Arts and Entertainment – Careers profiled include actor, choreographer/fight director, critic, editor, fashion designer, graphic/fine artist, makeup artist/hair and wig stylist, musician/music supervisor, photographer, writer. 2009.
- Education – Careers profiled include college instructor, guidance counselor or school counselor, language or ESL teacher, librarian, private or public school teacher, special education teacher, tutor, university administrator. 2009.
- Film and Television – Careers profiled include agent, camera technician, director, editor, location scout, producer, script consultant, visual effects artist, wardrobe specialist, writer. 2009.
- Food and Culinary Arts – Careers profiled include baker, bartender, dietician/nutritionist, food stylist, restaurant chef, restaurant manager, restaurant reviewer, winemaker/brewer. 2009.
- Health Care – Careers profiled include dental hygienist, nurse, occupational therapist, optician, pharmaceutical sales representative, pharmacist, physical therapist, physician assistant. 2009.
- Information Technology – Careers profiled include computer programmer, computer repair technician, computer software engineer, computer systems analyst, cyber security specialist, database administrator, forensic computing specialist, network administrator, systems engineer. 2009.
- Internet and Media – Careers profiled include animator, e-business specialist, game designer, web designer, web producer, web publicist/blogger, webmaster. 2009.
- Nonprofits and Government – Careers profiled include communications manager, fundraiser, grant administrator, legal advisor, lobbyist, project manager, publicist, researcher, trainer. 2009.
- Outdoor Careers – Careers profiled include adventure travel guide, farmer, fishing vessel operator, forester, horse trainer, horticulturalist/garden designer, outdoor sports instructor, rancher. 2009.