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Education is a rewarding area of work that provides some of the most diverse career opportunities of any field. Written by educators with real-world knowledge of the profession, this information-packed guide provides the career explorer with concise information on the necessary skills, training, certification/licensure, compensation, and employment outlook for over 100 careers in a wide range of education settings.
Salem's six-volume Survey of American Industry and Careers provides in-depth overviews of 112 core North American industries and related jobs and careers, current as of 2010. Drawing on data from authoritative sources such as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics as well as private institutions, and written by authors familiar with these fields, these detailed essays address all aspects of the industries covered, from their history to the outlook for their future in the coming decade. The industries covered include those most important to the North American economy and range from manufacturing to e-businesses. The scale of these industries also ranges from those dominated by international corporations to those dominated by small businesses or individual enterprises. These are the industries that ground the American economy. The scope of this set is broad, and includes newer industries such as: Alternative Power Industry Biofuels Industry Computer Systems Industry Environmental Engineering and Consultation Services Internet and Cyber Communications Industry Video, Computer, and Virtual Reality Games Industry
v. 1. Food, agriculture, and natural resources / v. 2. Construction and trades / v. 3. Communications and the arts / v. 4. Business, finance, and government administration / v. 5. Education and social services / v. 6. Health care, medicine, and science / v. 7. Hospitality, human services, and tourism / v. 8. Computers and information technology / v. 9. Public safety, law, and security / v. 10. Manufacturing and transportation / v. 11. Retail, marketing, and sales
In today's challenging job-market, the time-tested advice of What Color Is Your Parachute? is needed more than ever. Recent grads facing a tough economic landscape, workers laid off mid-career, and people searching for an inspiring work-life change all look to career guru Richard N. Bolles for support, encouragement, and advice on which job-hunt strategies work--and which don't. This revised edition combines classic elements like the famed Flower Exercise with updated tips on social media and search tactics.
Produces employment and wage estimates for over 800 occupations. These are estimates of the number of people employed in certain occupations, and estimates of the wages paid to them. Self-employed persons are not included in the estimates. These estimates are available for the nation as a whole, for individual States, and for metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas; national occupational estimates for specific industries are also available.