Progressive Careers (4-vol. set)

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This comprehensive 4-volume set helps people of all ages plan or rethink their career paths for great opportunity, meaningful work, and in-demand jobs. Be sure to check this out!

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By the Editors at JIST
 
This comprehensive 4-volume set helps people of all ages plan or rethink their career paths for great opportunity, meaningful work, and in-demand jobs. Progressive Careers focuses on occupations that:
  • defy traditional gender roles
  • offer exciting work in science, technology, engineering, and math
  • are growing at higher-than-average rates
  • make the world greener
Volume titles are:
  • Volume 1, Nontraditional Careers: Guide to Nontraditional Occupations for Women and for Men

    View the Table of Contents

  • Volume 2, STEM Careers: Guide to Occupations in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

    View the Table of Contents

  • Volume 3, High-Growth Careers: Guide to Occupations with the Best Opportunities

    View the Table of Contents

  • Volume 4, Green Careers: Guide to Occupations That Benefit the Environment

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The four volumes contain:
  • approximately 250 current, extensive occupational descriptions
  • 750 photographs and bar charts
  • more than a dozen engaging sections in each job article
  • coverage of social, economic, and technological trends that are boosting these jobs
  • 1,000+ website listings
  • the latest, most accurate data and projections through 2018
Each occupation receives the following detailed explanation, along with graphs and a photo:
  • While at Work describes the job in detail, including daily work tasks, working conditions, and alternative job titles.
  • Just the Facts gives at-a-glance and up-to-date data on earnings, growth, openings, and education level required.
  • Job Fit lists Holland personality code, career cluster, skills required, and work styles.
  • Whats Required includes three subsections: Education and Training (formal education requirements), Additional Qualifications (skills, certifications, and other endorsements useful on the job), and Moving Up (potential for advancement).
  • Subjects to Study addresses high school courses that are good preparation for the occupation.
  • College Programs to Consider includes majors and certifications that lead to the job.
  • Employment section is divided into two subheadings: Job Prospects and Income. Graphical representations of each are provided.
  • Consider This (3-8 per occupation) offers interesting tidbits about the job and related fields.
  • Other Occupations of Interest lists the related jobs.
  • How to Learn More includes mailing addresses and websites for additional research.
Suitable for high school age and up. 1,328 pages in 4 volumes. Available only as a set. Hardcover. 8.5 x 11. August 2010.
 
IJW
 
0910
 

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