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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781593573164
  • Publisher: JIST Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/1/2006
  • Series: Top Careers Series
  • Edition description: 10TH
  • Edition number: 10
  • Pages: 766
  • Product dimensions: 8.48 (w) x 10.88 (h) x 1.61 (d)

Table of Contents

Tomorrow's Jobs
Overview of Career and Education Information Sources
Using the Job-Match Grid to Choose a Career 1
The Job Descriptions 23
Management and Business and Financial Operations Occupations
Management Occupations
Administrative Services Managers 24
Advertising, Marketing, Promotions, Public Relations, and Sales Managers 26
Computer and Information Systems Managers 29
Construction Managers 31
Education Administrators 34
Engineering and Natural Sciences Managers 37
Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers 39
Financial Managers 42
Food Service Managers 45
Funeral Directors 48
Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Managers and Specialists 50
Industrial Production Managers 54
Lodging Managers 56
Medical and Health Services Managers 59
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 61
Purchasing Managers, Buyers, and Purchasing Agents 64
Top Executives 68
Business and Financial Operations Occupations
Accountants and Auditors 70
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate 75
Budget Analysts 78
Claims Adjusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and Investigators 80
Cost Estimators 83
Financial Analysts and Personal Financial Advisors 86
Insurance Underwriters 89
Loan Officers 91
Management Analysts 93
Meeting and Convention Planners 96
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents 99
Professional and Related Occupations
Computer and Mathematical Occupations
Actuaries 103
Computer Programmers 105
Computer Scientists and Database Administrators 108
Computer Software Engineers 111
Computer Support Specialists and Systems Administrators 114
Computer Systems Analysts 117
Mathematicians 119
Operations Research Analysts 121
Statisticians 123
Architects, Surveyors, and Cartographers
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 126
Landscape Architects 128
Surveyors, Cartographers, Photogrammetrists, and Surveying Technicians 131
Engineers 134
Drafters and Engineering Technicians
Drafters 143
Engineering Technicians 145
Life Scientists
Agricultural and Food Scientists 148
Biological Scientists 151
Medical Scientists 154
Conservation Scientists and Foresters 157
Physical Scientists
Atmospheric Scientists 160
Chemists and Materials Scientists 163
Environmental Scientists and Hydrologists 166
Geoscientists 168
Physicists and Astronomers 171
Social Scientists and Related Occupations
Economists 174
Market and Survey Researchers 177
Psychologists 179
Urban and Regional Planners 182
Social Scientists, Other 184
Science Technicians 187
Community and Social Services Occupations
Counselors 190
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists 194
Social and Human Service Assistants 196
Social Workers 198
Legal Occupations
Court Reporters 200
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers 203
Lawyers 206
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 209
Education, Training, Library, and Museum Occupations
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians 212
Instructional Coordinato
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