Top Careers for Business Majors

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The world of business offers opportunities to suit almost any interest. But discovering the right opportunity means making many tough decisions. From choosing the right school and major to landing that first job, Top Careers for Business Graduates gives you the information you'll need to start a rewarding business career. Covering high school, college, and beyond, this book explores all aspects of the business-major experience, including: classes that benefit all business majors, choosing the right school for ...
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Overview

The world of business offers opportunities to suit almost any interest. But discovering the right opportunity means making many tough decisions. From choosing the right school and major to landing that first job, Top Careers for Business Graduates gives you the information you'll need to start a rewarding business career. Covering high school, college, and beyond, this book explores all aspects of the business-major experience, including: classes that benefit all business majors, choosing the right school for you, where business majors work and how much they earn resume and interview tips the pros and cons of a graduate degree.

Based on the most current information from the U.S. Department of Labor and other sources, each career article includes a detailed description of the job, typical work environments, salaries, and outlooks for growth and advancement. Interviews with business professionals and additional resources for information shed even more light on the careers, the college-selection process, and many business topics.

Whether you are just beginning to think about a future in business or are a graduate looking to change your current career path, Top Careers for Business Graduates tells you all you need to know to join the ranks of today's business professionals.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780816054886
  • Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/15/2003
  • Series: Top Careers Series
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Section I
Why Do You Need a College Degree? 3
Introduction: Meet the Business Major 7
Chapter 1 Your High School Years 13
Chapter 2 Making the Most of Your Experience as a Business Major 22
Chapter 3 Taking Your Business Degree to Work 36
Section II Careers
Accountants and Auditors 55
Advertising Account Executives 66
Business Managers 73
Business Teachers 83
Buyers 92
City Managers 100
Credit Analysts 108
Cultural Advisers 115
Customer Service Representatives 122
Event Planners 129
Executive Recruiters 137
Financial Analysts 144
Financial Institution Officers and Managers 156
Franchise Owners 167
Grant Coordinators and Writers 176
Hotel and Motel Managers 184
Insurance Underwriters 192
Internet Consultants 200
Internet Executives 209
Internet Store Managers and Entrepreneurs 220
Labor Union Business Agents 229
Life Insurance Agents and Brokers 237
Management Analysts and Consultants 248
Manufacturing Supervisors 256
Marketing Research Analysts 262
Media Planners and Buyers 271
Office Administrators 281
Personnel and Labor Relations Specialists 288
Property and Casualty Insurance Agents and Brokers 300
Public Relations Specialists 310
Purchasing Agents 318
Real Estate Developers 325
Retail Business Owners 335
Retail Managers 342
Sports Executives 348
Glossary 354
Further Reading 356
Index 357
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