Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance

Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance

Book - 2005 | Thirteenth edition.
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Now five volumes and more than 3,700 pages of information! ""Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance"" - now in its thirteenth edition - remains the most comprehensive career reference in print. Now expanded into five volumes, this unparalleled resource has been fully revised and updated to contain the most accurate and current career information available. This five-volume encyclopedic set is an essential resource for public, college, high school, and junior high school libraries; career centers; guidance offices; and other agencies involved with career exploration. More than 700 articles have been revised and updated since the last edition to reflect accurate, up-to-date career information. Along with revisions and updates to all articles, included here are more than 60 new career articles and more than 100 new photographs. Each article offers expanded career information, a bibliography, sidebars, and other user friendly features, as well as an extended profile of someone working in the field. Receiving prominent treatment in this edition are the top 10 fastest-growing careers and the top 10 careers that experts predict will add the greatest number of positions through the year 2012. Extensive online references and on-the-job interviews More than 2,500 websites, selected for inclusion based on the quality of information they provide, are listed in the career articles and refer users to professional associations, government agencies, and other organizations. More than 300 on-the-job interviews ranging from worker profiles to daily routines to workers' comments about their occupation are also included in major career articles. Designed to hold students' attention and relay information effectively, the new edition of ""Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance"" is the ideal starting place for career research. This new edition features: completely up-to-date overviews of 93 industries; 741 completely revised and updated career articles; 62 brand-new career articles; more than 320 on-the-job interviews; more than 220 new sidebars, providing additional reading on industry issues and history, useful websites, industry jargon, and much more; approximately 550 photographs, 128 new to this edition; more than 500 additional pages; career articles keyed to four different government classification systems; more than 2,500 websites listed for further information; career Guidance section in Volume 1. Each career article includes quick facts, an overview and history, an in-depth description of the types of specific jobs in the field, job requirements, various ways to further explore the field, where to look for employment, current salaries and wages, the future growth of the career based on U.S. government projections, a list of organizations that can provide further information, and more.
Publisher: New York, NY : Ferguson, [2005]
Edition: Thirteenth edition.
Copyright Date: ©2005
ISBN: 9780816060559
081606055X
9780816060566
0816060568
9780816060573
0816060576
9780816060580
0816060584
9780816060597
0816060592
9780816062867
0816062862
Branch Call Number: 331.702 Enc 2005
Characteristics: 5 volumes : illustrations ; 29 cm

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