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150 Best Jobs for a Secure Future

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150 Best Jobs for a Secure Future
ISBN: 978-1-59357-889-3

Regular Price: $17.95

Special Price: $12.57

Pages: 432

Copyright: 2012 JIST Works

Size: 7.5 x 9.25

Laurence Shatkin, Ph.D.


Jobs with stability are in demand. More than ever, people want assurance that another recession, technological advances, or offshoring won't derail their careers.

150 Best Jobs for a Secure Future reveals which occupations are most likely to sustain such situations. In just two steps, this book helps readers identify jobs that are secure in good and bad economies and learn more about them. Approximately 175 best jobs lists rank secure occupations according to earnings, growth, openings, education level, age, personality type, and more. Bonus lists reveal jobs that are highly sensitive to economic downturn and vulnerable to offshoring.

Next, readers can browse information-packed descriptions to learn about the jobs that interest them. These descriptions include details about each job's pay, growth, openings, skills needed, education and training requirements, highest-growth fields, and much more.

Table of Contents

Part I: Why Job Security Matters and How to Get It
Part II: Fields with Security
Part III: The Best Jobs Lists
Part IV: Information About Jobs

Author Bio

Laurence Shatkin, Ph.D., is one of the nation’s leading occupational experts and appears regularly on national news programs and in major print publications to share his expertise about trends in the world of work. He is a senior product developer at JIST Publishing, has 30 years of experience in the career information field, and is an award-winning career information systems developer.

He has been a researcher and developer at Educational Testing Service, where he helped develop the SIGI Plus computer-based career information system. He oversaw the updating and enhancement of the SIGI PLUS database for more than 15 years. He has served as a board member and as president of the Association of Computer-based Systems for Career Information. Shatkin also is a member of the National Career Development Association and a frequent presenter at its conferences.

Shatkin is the media’s go-to source for up-to-the-minute occupational information and has appeared on CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, ABC News Now, the FOX Business Channel’s Money for Breakfast, CNN’s American Morning, NPR’s Talk of the Nation, and many more television and radio shows across the nation. He has been quoted in major print publications including the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, USA Today, Forbes, U.S. News & World Report, Fortune, Reader’s Digest, Men’s Health, and Publishers Weekly—just to name a few.

For interview requests or questions about Shatkin, contact Selena Dehne at sdehne@jist.com or (651) 215-7548.