America's Fastest Growing Jobs

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Authoritative Information on America's Most Rapidly Growing Jobs Jobs with fast growth and many openings are available at all levels of education and training -- but you have to know what they are. Based on the latest data from the U.S. Department of Labor, this book thoroughly describes 141 major jobs projected to grow most rapidly through 2010. Each description is packed with details on skills required, education and training needed, working conditions, salaries, advancement opportunities, sources of additional...
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Overview

Authoritative Information on America's Most Rapidly Growing Jobs Jobs with fast growth and many openings are available at all levels of education and training -- but you have to know what they are. Based on the latest data from the U.S. Department of Labor, this book thoroughly describes 141 major jobs projected to grow most rapidly through 2010. Each description is packed with details on skills required, education and training needed, working conditions, salaries, advancement opportunities, sources of additional information, and much more. Plus -- The Quick Job Search, Featuring Resumes for Fast Growing Jobs This special section provides results-oriented career planning and job search advice, including a brief review of the most important things you need to know to plan your career and to find a good job in less time. You'll also find a variety of sample resumes created by professional resume writers for many of America's fastest growing jobs. Important Labor Market Trends A section titled "Tomorrow's Jobs" provides a well-written review of major trends that will affect your future. This section will help you understand how you can benefit from these trends.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781563708800
  • Publisher: JIST Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/1/2002
  • Edition description: 7TH
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 438
  • Product dimensions: 8.41 (w) x 10.83 (h) x 0.95 (d)

Table of Contents

Accountants and Auditors 18
Actors, Producers, and Directors 21
Administrative Services Managers 24
Advertising, Marketing, Promotions, Public Relations, and Sales Managers 27
Animal Care and Service Workers 30
Artists and Related Workers 32
Assemblers and Fabricators 35
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires, and Related Workers 37
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 40
Barbers, Cosmetologists, and Other Personal Appearance Workers 44
Bill and Account Collectors 46
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 48
Biological and Medical Scientists 49
Biomedical Engineers 52
Building Cleaning Workers 55
Busdrivers 57
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 60
Carpenters 62
Cashiers 64
Chefs, Cooks, and Food Preparation Workers 66
Chemists and Materials Scientists 69
Childcare Workers 72
Chiropractors 75
Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians 77
Computer and Information Systems Managers 79
Computer-Control Programmers and Operators 81
Computer Hardware Engineers 84
Computer Programmers 86
Computer Software Engineers 89
Computer Support Specialists and Systems Administrators 92
Construction Laborers 95
Construction Managers 97
Correctional Officers 100
Counselors 102
Counter and Rental Clerks 106
Customer Service Representatives 107
Demonstrators, Product Promoters, and Models 109
Dental Assistants 112
Dental Hygienists 114
Designers 115
Desktop Publishers 119
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 122
Diesel Service Technicians and Mechanics 124
Dispatchers 126
Drafters 129
Economists and Market and Survey Researchers 131
Education Administrators 134
Electricians 137
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 139
Engineering Technicians 142
Environmental Engineers 144
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists 147
Financial Analysts and Personal Financial Advisors 150
Financial Managers 153
Food and Beverage Serving and Related Workers 156
Food Service Managers 159
Gaming Cage Workers 161
Gaming Services Occupations 163
Grounds Maintenance Workers 165
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 167
Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 170
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 173
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 174
Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Managers and Specialists 176
Industrial Machinery Installation, Repair, and Maintenance Workers 181
Instructional Coordinators 184
Landscape Architects 185
Lawyers 188
Library Assistants, Clerical 192
Library Technicians 193
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 195
Line Installers and Repairers 197
Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders--Metal and Plastic 199
Management Analysts 202
Material Moving Occupations 204
Medical and Health Services Managers 207
Medical Assistants 209
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 211
Medical Transcriptionists 213
Musicians, Singers, and Related Workers 215
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 217
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides 219
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides 221
Occupational Therapists 223
Office and Administrative Support Worker Supervisors and Managers 224
Office Clerks, General 226
Opticians, Dispensing 228
Optometrists 229
Painters and Paperhangers 231
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 233
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 236
Personal and Home Care Aides 237
Pest Control Workers 239
Pharmacists 241
Pharmacy Aides 243
Pharmacy Technicians 244
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides 246
Physical Therapists 248
Physician Assistants 249
Physicians and Surgeons 251
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 254
Police and Detectives 256
Private Detectives and Investigators 261
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists 263
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 265
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 266
Public Relations Specialists 270
Radiologic Technologists and Technicians 272
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents 274
Receptionists and Information Clerks 277
Recreation and Fitness Workers 278
Registered Nurses 281
Respiratory Therapists 284
Retail Salespersons 286
Roofers 288
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing 289
Sales Worker Supervisors 292
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 294
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 297
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers 300
Semiconductor Processors 302
Sheet Metal Workers 304
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 307
Social and Human Service Assistants 308
Social Workers 310
Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists 313
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 315
Surgical Technologists 317
Systems Analysts, Computer Scientists, and Database Administrators 318
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 322
Teacher Assistants 325
Teachers--Adult Literacy and Remedial and Self-Enrichment Education 327
Teachers--Postsecondary 329
Teachers--Preschool, Kindergarten, Elementary, Middle, and Secondary 332
Teachers--Special Education 336
Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators and Editors 339
Top Executives 341
Truckdrivers and Driver/Sales Workers 345
Veterinarians 348
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers 351
Writers and Editors 354
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