150 Best Jobs for Your Skills

150 Best Jobs for Your Skills


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150 Best Jobs for Your Skills by Laurence Shatkin

With 100 "best jobs" lists and 250 job descriptions, this book helps readers identify their best skills and then connect them to the best jobs. A self-assessment zeroes in on your three best career skills. The skills used in the book represent the most important ones in today's economy: (1) communication, (2) computer programming, (3) equipment use/maintenance, (4) equipment/technology analysis, (5) management, (6) mathematics, (7) quality control, (8) science, (9) social, and (10) thought-processing skills. Another part lists the best jobs for each skill. The job descriptions offer useful information on wages, growth, openings, tasks, and required education and courses. New lists include best jobs in the 16 career clusters, for younger workers and older workers, by gender, and in urban areas and rural areas.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593578985
Publisher: JIST Publishing
Publication date: 02/28/2012
Edition description: Original
Pages: 454
Sales rank: 841,287
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Laurence Shatkin, Ph.D., has 30 years in the career information field, presents and blogs on jobs, and is the author of many career books, including 50 Best Jobs for Your Personality. After a career teaching writing at several colleges, he helped Educational Testing Service develop the SIGI PLUS computer-based career information system. Working as a consultant, Laurence developed the Career Oasis system for a university in Saudi Arabia. As a leading occupational expert, Dr. Shatkin is in-demand by the media. He shares his knowledge and insights on national news programs, in online articles, and in major print publications.

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