101 Careers. A Guide to the Fastest-Growing Opportunities. 2nd Edition
- ID: 2220150
- December 1998
- 360 Pages
- John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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.
ACCOUNTING, BANKING, FINANCE, INSURANCE, AND MANAGEMENT.
Accountants and Auditors.
Bank Administrators and Managers.
Financial Planners and Managers.
Insurance Agents and Brokers.
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.
Chief Information Officers.
Computer Systems Analysts.
Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
Metallurgical, Ceramic, and Materials Engineers.
Operational Systems Analysts.
NATURAL SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS.
Foresters and Conservation Scientists.
SOCIAL SCIENCES, THE LAW, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT.
Alcohol and Drug Counselors.
Paralegals, or Legal Assistants.
Police, Detectives, and Special Agents.
Urban and Regional Planners.
EDUCATION AND LIBRARY SCIENCE.
Adult and Vocational Education Teachers.
Archivists and Curators.
College and University Faculty.
Elementary School Teachers.
Preschool Teachers and Child Care Workers.
Secondary School Teachers.
Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians.
Dietitians and Nutritionists.
Emergency Medical Technicians.
Health Information Technicians.
Health Services Administrators.
Licensed Practical Nurses.
Nuclear Medicine Technologists.
Speech-language Pathologists and Audiologists.
ARTS, ENTERTAINMENT, AND MEDIA.
Actors, Directors, and Producers.
Dancers and Choreographers.
Editors-Books and Magazines.
Radio and TV Announcers and Broadcasters.
Reporters and Correspondents.
Translators and Interpreters.
Air Traffic Controllers.
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.