A directory for up-and-coming jobs in the near-future employment market includes recommendations for finding or advancing a career and draws on statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor, in a guide that includes coverage of more than 250 occupations. Original.
Author: Labor Dept (U S ) Bureau of Labor Statistics
Publisher: Government Printing Office
Category: Business & Economics
The Occupational Outlook Handbook 2008-2009 is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. Revised every two years, the Handbook describes what workers do on the job, training and education requirements, earnings, and job prospects in hundreds of occupations.
A nationally recognized, best-selling reference work. An easy-to-use, comprehensive encyclopediaÓ of today's occupations & tomorrow's hiring trends. Describes in detail some 250 occupations -- covering about 104 million jobs, or 85% of all jobs in the U.S. Each description discuses the nature of the work; working conditions; employment; training, other qualifications, & advancement; job outlook; earnings; related occupations; & sources of additional information. Revised every 2 years.
This all new edition of the most comprehensive and respected career reference available offers up-to-date information on 200 different occupations that comprise nearly 90% of the U.S. economy. Organized for easy access, it lets job seekers quickly find a wealth of information on a given occupation.
Wondering about what career you might have in the future? Not sure where to get information on different jobs? This book can help you out. CHOOSING A COMMUNITY SERVICE CAREER: A HOW-TO GUIDE examines a variety of jobs in the field of public service. Each chapter looks at a different career and describes the training needed, the duties involved, and the qualities you need to do the job well. Explore the worlds of police officers, EMTs, firefighters, social workers, librarians, and funeral directors, among others, and discover if any of these careers could be right for you!
Interest in economics is at an all-time high. Among the challenges facing the nation is an economy with rapidly rising unemployment, failures of major businesses and industries, and continued dependence on oil with its wildly fluctuating price. Americans are debating the proper role of the government in company bailouts, the effectiveness of tax cuts versus increased government spending to stimulate the economy, and potential effects of deflation. Economists have dealt with such questions for generations, but they have taken on new meaning and significance. Tackling these questions and encompassing analysis of traditional economic theory and topics as well as those that economists have only more recently addressed, 21st Century Economics: A Reference Handbook is intended to meet the needs of several types of readers. Undergraduate students preparing for exams will find summaries of theory and models in key areas of micro and macroeconomics. Readers interested in learning about economic analysis of an issue as well students embarking on research projects will find introductions to relevant theory and empirical evidence. And economists seeking to learn about extensions of analysis into new areas or about new approaches will benefit from chapters that introduce cutting-edge topics. To make the book accessible to undergraduate students, models have been presented only in graphical format (minimal calculus) and empirical evidence has been summarized in ways that do not require much background in statistics or econometrics. It is thereby hoped that chapters will provide both crucial information and inspiration in a non-threatening, highly readable format.
Valuation, Capitalization, and Transfer of Private Business Interests
Author: Robert T. Slee
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Business & Economics
Praise for Private Capital Markets Valuation, Capitalization, and Transfer of Private Business Interests SECOND EDITION "In the years since publication of the first edition of Private Capital Markets, the concepts and ideas that it presents have been widely accepted by progressive members of the business valuation community. Now with the Second Edition, author Rob Slee has included empirical data on capital markets for midsized businesses. This book remains a must for everyone involved in appraising, buying, selling, or financing privately owned businesses." —Raymond C. Miles, founder, The Institute of Business Appraisers "The Graziadio School of Business has used the Private Capital Markets book for several years with great success. This course, along with the Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Survey project, has helped our students better prepare for careers in middle market companies." —Linda Livingstone, Dean of the Graziadio School of Business and Management, Pepperdine University "Our international association of independent M&A professionals recommends this text as the most comprehensive foundation for understanding the private capital marketplace. This book is essential reading for middle market M&A advisors, investors, and other decision-makers in the private capital markets." —Mike Nall, founder, Alliance of M&A Advisors A practical road map for making sound investment and financing decisions based on real experiences and market needs Now fully revised and in a second edition, Private Capital Markets provides lawyers, accountants, bankers, estate planners, intermediaries, and other professionals with a workable framework for making sound investment and financing decisions based on their own needs and experiences. This landmark resource covers: Private business valuation Middle market capital sources The business ownership transfer spectrum And much more Private Capital Markets, Second Edition surveys the private capital markets and presents the proven guidance you need to navigate through these uncharted waters.
Each volume in this set provides a current review of all information available for the three core areas of improving performance in the workplace: instructional design and training delivery, intervention selection and implementation, measurement and evaluation.
Ms. Barbara Nichols, MS, DHL, RN, FA,Dr. Catherine R. Davis, RN, PhD,Barbara L. Nichols, DHL, MS, RN, FA,CGFNS International
What you need to Know about Health Care and the Allied Health Professions in the United States
Author: Ms. Barbara Nichols, MS, DHL, RN, FA,Dr. Catherine R. Davis, RN, PhD,Barbara L. Nichols, DHL, MS, RN, FA,CGFNS International
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
"This comprehensive book provides direction for foreign-educated allied healthcare professionalsÖ Given the complicated process of credentialing, certification, and visas, as well as the complex American healthcare system, this book proves to be a worthy resource." Score: 100, 5 stars --Doody's "Written by well-known experts, the Guide provides the reader with the most up-to-date information on topics ranging from the U.S. health care delivery system to employment opportunities, from entry into the United States to entry into professional practice." --Barbara Sanders, PhD, PT, SCS Associate Dean, College of Health Professions, Texas State University This book is the definitive guide to health care practice in the United States, written for foreign-educated allied health professionals interested in immigrating to the United States, those already here, and those looking to complete their education in the U.S.A. The contributors provide a wealth of insight on how to address the challenges of being a foreign-educated health professional in the United States. Health professionals can learn what is expected of them, how to prepare for the journey to this country, and how to adapt to their new communities. Written at a readable level for non-native English speakers, the Guide presents a comprehensive description of the major allied health professions and a clear overview of U.S. standards of education and practice. Additionally, readers will gain an understanding of their basic rights and roles in the U.S. healthcare system. Key Topics Discussed: Allied health practice in the United States The process of entry into the United States The U.S. health care system Guidelines for entering the U.S. workforce Most importantly, this book will help foreign-educated health professionals learn how to avoid being misunderstood by others, form enduring relationships with American colleagues, and join them in working to improve the quality of health care in this country and worldwide.
This ebook is a selective guide designed to help scholars and students of social work find reliable sources of information by directing them to the best available scholarly materials in whatever form or format they appear from books, chapters, and journal articles to online archives, electronic data sets, and blogs. Written by a leading international authority on the subject, the ebook provides bibliographic information supported by direct recommendations about which sources to consult and editorial commentary to make it clear how the cited sources are interrelated related. A reader will discover, for instance, the most reliable introductions and overviews to the topic, and the most important publications on various areas of scholarly interest within this topic. In social work, as in other disciplines, researchers at all levels are drowning in potentially useful scholarly information, and this guide has been created as a tool for cutting through that material to find the exact source you need. This ebook is a static version of an article from Oxford Bibliographies Online: Social Work, a dynamic, continuously updated, online resource designed to provide authoritative guidance through scholarship and other materials relevant to the study and practice of social work. Oxford Bibliographies Online covers most subject disciplines within the social science and humanities, for more information visit www.aboutobo.com.
With coverage of important preparatory issues and the key psychology subfields, Majoring in Psychology: Achieving Your Educational and Career Goals provides undergraduate students with clear, concise, research-based information on strategies to begin a successful undergraduate career in psychology. Provides the most comprehensive text on majoring in psychology currently available Discusses the benefits of pursuing a psychology degree and key steps to prepare for a job or graduate study in the field Features brief topical contributions written by national figures in their respective subfields Incorporates current data and research on diversity-related issues as well as guidance on how to ensure personality traits and abilities match the skills that potential career paths demand
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