A basic, how-to guide for building a very real and attainable top-paying future. Addressed to self-starters, listing includes only those careers that require no extensive training or lengthy academic preparation; i.e. investment banking, real estate sales, executive search, Wall Street trader, securities trader, securities sales, stock broker, securities analyst, cable TV, public relations, broadcast journalism, auctioneering, restaurateurs, chefs, hotel management. Readers will learn the Who, What, Where, and Why of each field. Each job chapter includes entry-level and long-range earnings employment outlook for the 1980's and 1990's, day-to-day activities and responsibilities, personality and image appropriate to the position, minimum education requirements, best geographic locations, facts about each field's top employers, the perfect resume or letter for obtaining an interview, interviews with those with hiring authority, grooming your career once you are in, special benefits in each industry, personal anecdotes and advice, and where to get more information.
Table of ContentsIntroduction.
Wanting It All.
Wall Street Building A Career In Finance.
Making It In the Media.
Real Estate: What's Hot, What's Not.
Sales...Where You Make It Happen.
Hospitality...Luxury Living Comes of Age.
A Final Word.