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College Majors and Careers, 6th Edition by Paul PhiferCollege Majors and Careers, Sixth Edition offers straightforward advice for high school and college students exploring their career options. Providing invaluable guidance on figuring out what to do with an English major or selecting a field of study, this practical guide covers more than 60 college majors linked to 350 different career paths. Each college major article includes Occupations, High School Subjects, Majors, Leisure-Time Activities, Personal Skills, Resources, and Values and Personal Attributes. These sections help students identify their strengths and skills, as well as the activities, education, and training they can pursue to help them succeed in their field of study and their career. This new edition includes new questions in the 'Career-Related Questions and Answers' section, now reorganized into subcategories for easier browsing. All the major sections have been updated and revised, and a new 'Fact Box' feature cites key statistical information, such as the number of grads per year or average starting salaries for jobs with a specific major. An invaluable new section helps parents, professionals, and students learn how to best use the book. Majors covered include: Accounting; Biology; Business administration; Criminal justice; Computer science; English; History; Law; Nursing and related services; Physics; and, Political science.
Call Number: HF5382.5.U5 P445 2009 (Kent)
Publication Date: 2008-12-01
101 Great Résumés by Ron FryStart your job search right with the perfect résumé to showcase your experience and land your dream job. In 101 Great Résumés, you will find the résumé format that will work wonders for you, one that can showcase your unique background, situation, and career goals and help you land your dream job. It features résumés tailored to the individual situations, challenges, and aspirations of today's job seekers.
Call Number: eBooks
Publication Date: 2018-07-31
Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2018-2019 by Bureau of Labor Statistics (Editor)The Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) is the premier, nationally recognized source for career information. Especially designed to provide valuable up-to-date information, the Handbook is great for all individuals making decisions about their future including students about to graduate from high school or college, recent graduates, individuals returning to the workforce after an absence, or anyone looking for a career change. It has been used by millions since the 1940s. The 2018-2019 OOH reflects employment projections for the 2016-2026 decade. It includes information on the fastest-growing occupations, number of new jobs, and a summary of the highest-paying occupations. This Handbook contains numerous occupations profiles and includes information on: -Duties required by the occupation -Work Environment -Education and training needed -Median pay -Important qualities for the job -Licenses, certification, and registrations needed -Contact information to learn more about the occupation -Job outlook Special features include: -Assumptions and methods used in preparing employment projections -A comprehensive appendix summarizing the occupations -Data for occupations not covered in detail -Employment projections -Glossary of terms used throughout the book -Occupational information network coverage; and a detailed index