Big Book of Jobs 2003-2004

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9780071406772: Big Book of Jobs 2003-2004

Combines all of the hard-hitting information in the Occupational Outlook Handbook with a concise, reader friendly section on choosing a career and landing a job. Section I: "The Job Seeker's Guide" includes advice on exploring career options, writing cover letters and resumes, finding job leads, building a job-search network, mastering the interview, and launching your career. Section II: "The Occupational Outlook Handbook" is filled with data on over 250 careers. For each job listed, this section presents information on the nature of the work, working conditions, training qualifications, job outlook, earnings, related occupations, and sources for additional information.

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Find the answers you need for a successful job search in this all-encompassing volume

As a job seeker, you have more questions than answers: Does my resume really highlight my job skills? Am I resigned to low-paying jobs because I don't have a degree? What field shows the most growth opportunity? How much can I make?

Finally you have one source to go to for these critical answers. The Big Book of Jobs combines a concise overview of the job-search process with all the latest government statistics on more than 250 jobs. Whether you are a recent graduate just entering the job market, a work veteran looking to change careers, or just keeping watch on your own job's future, The Big Book of Jobs offers everything you need to make informed choices about your career.

The book is divided into two parts. Section one, "The Job-Seekers Guide," offers proven advice and strategies for job-search success in any field; section two, the "Occupational Outlook Handbook," provides data on hundreds of positions that represent roughly seven out of eight jobs in today's economy.

In "The Job-Seekers Guide," you'll find advice on:

  • Choosing a career path
  • Building career management skills
  • Researching careers in the information age
  • Writing effective cover letters and polished resumes . . . and more

The "Occupational Outlook Handbook" offers you all the latest statistics on hundreds of positions, including:

  • Job descriptions
  • Working conditions
  • Employment trends and outlooks
  • Training, qualifications, and advancement
  • Salary ranges . . . and more

With The Big Book of Jobs, your job-search needs will be fulfilled and you will be on your way to a successful career in the field of your dreams.

About the Author:

From the Editors of VGM Career Books and the U.S. Department of Labor. The Job Seekers Guide was written by Barbara Spencer Hawk, a career consultant and counselor.

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Editors of VGM Career Books, VGM Career Books (Editor), United States Department of Labor (Editor)
Published by McGraw-Hill Companies (2006)
ISBN 10: 0071406778 ISBN 13: 9780071406772
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Companies, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0071406778

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