Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-2009 (Jist Works) by U. S. Department of Labor

By U. S. Department of Labor

Occupational Outlook instruction manual, 2008-2009 (OOH) , beneficial properties well-written attention-grabbing descriptions for almost 270 significant jobs within the U.S. and precis info on extra jobs.

For each one task, the publication discusses the character of the paintings, operating stipulations, task outlook, education and schooling wanted, gains, comparable occupations, and extra details resources, together with sites. full of sensible, present info, the OOH is a useful source for somebody doing occupation study, making profession judgements, writing resumes, and getting ready for interviews.

Known for well timed and actual publishing of this source and its rock-bottom expense, JIST bargains particular bonus sections during this finished profession reference. fresh to this variation of the OOH is the Personality-Career Quiz , which is helping readers fit themselves to the OOH jobs. The quiz relies at the six character types-Realistic, Investigative, creative, Social, Enterprising, and standard.

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