101 Careers: A Guide to the Fastest-Growing Opportunities (2nd Edition)

101 Careers: A Guide to the Fastest-Growing Opportunities (2nd Edition)

By: Michael Harkavy (author)Paperback

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The Essential Guide to the Most Promising Jobs for the Next Century. The only job resource you'll ever need has been newly updated to provide even more information on the best career opportunities available now and into the next century. Based on research from the 1998-99 edition of the Occupational Outlook Handbook published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 101 Careers: A Guide to the Fastest Growing Opportunities, Second Edition reveals the occupational areas that have grown the fastest in the last decade, including computer personnel, human resource managers, lawyers, and engineers. It also identifies new areas of potential growth in the job market, such as health care services for the elderly, childcare, and financial management. Each occupation is covered in detail, including a job description, prospects, qualifications, personal skills, and earnings, and there is also new information on searching for jobs on the World Wide Web. Includes a complete overview of each occupation detailing the nature of the work, working conditions, training and educational requirements, and projected salaries Concise coverage of all fast-growing areas of the employment sector, including professions from computer technology and finance to law enforcement Resource listings of trade magazines by industry, professional organizations, and much more.

About Author

Michael Harkavy is the Vice President of Worldwide Publications, a division of Warner Brothers. He was formerly President of Harkavy Press and Harkavy Information Service, research and writing companies that produced The 100 Best Companies to Sell For and provided business information to corporations worldwide.


ACCOUNTING, BANKING, FINANCE, INSURANCE, AND MANAGEMENT. Accountants and Auditors. Actuaries. Bank Administrators and Managers. Budget Analysts. Financial Planners and Managers. Insurance Agents and Brokers. Investment Bankers. Loan Officers. Management Consultants. Securities Analysts. Securities Sales Representatives (Stockbrokers). SALES AND MARKETING. Advertising Managers and Account Executives. Public Relations Specialists. Purchasing Agents and Managers. Real Estate Agents and Brokers. Sales and Marketing Executives. Wholesale and Retail Buyers. APPLIED SCIENCE: ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING, AND COMPUTER SCIENCE. Aerospace Engineers. Architects. Chemical Engineers. Chief Information Officers. Civil Engineers. Computer Programmers. Computer Systems Analysts. Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Industrial Engineers. Mechanical Engineers. Metallurgical, Ceramic, and Materials Engineers. Nuclear Engineers. Operational Systems Analysts. Surveyors. NATURAL SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS. Astronomers. Biological Scientists. Chemists. Foresters and Conservation Scientists. Geoscientists. Mathematicians. Meteorologists. Physicists. Science Technicians. SOCIAL SCIENCES, THE LAW, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT. Alcohol and Drug Counselors. Attorneys. Corporate Trainers. Economists. Paralegals, or Legal Assistants. Police, Detectives, and Special Agents. Psychologists. Social Workers. Urban and Regional Planners. EDUCATION AND LIBRARY SCIENCE. Adult and Vocational Education Teachers. Archivists and Curators. College and University Faculty. Counselors. Educational Administrators. Elementary School Teachers. Librarians. Preschool Teachers and Child Care Workers. Secondary School Teachers. HEALTH CARE. Chiropractors. Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians. Dental Hygienists. Dentists. Dietitians and Nutritionists. Dispensing Opticians. EKG Technicians. Electroneurodiagnostic Technicians. Emergency Medical Technicians. Exercise Physiologists. Health Information Technicians. Health Services Administrators. Industrial Hygienists. Licensed Practical Nurses. Nuclear Medicine Technologists. Occupational Therapists. Optometrists. Pharmacists. Pharmacy Technicians. Physical Therapists. Physical Assistants. Physicians. Podiatrists. Radiologic Technologists. Registered Nurses. Respiratory Therapists. Speech-language Pathologists and Audiologists. Veterinarians. ARTS, ENTERTAINMENT, AND MEDIA. Actors, Directors, and Producers. Broadcast Technicians. Dancers and Choreographers. Editors-Books and Magazines. Graphic Artists. Musicians. Photographers. Radio and TV Announcers and Broadcasters. Reporters and Correspondents. Translators and Interpreters. AIR TRANSPORTATION. Aircraft Mechanics. Aircraft Pilots. Air Traffic Controllers. Flight Attendants. Travel Agents. Appendices. Index.

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  • ISBN13: 9780471241898
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 360
  • ID: 9780471241898
  • weight: 634
  • ISBN10: 047124189X
  • edition: 2nd Edition

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