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200 Best Jobs for Renewing America

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200 Best Jobs for Renewing America
ISBN: 978-1-59357-727-8

Pages: 432

Copyright: 2010 JIST Works

Size: 7.5 x 9.25

Laurence Shatkin, Ph.D., and The Editors at JIST


200 Best Jobs for Renewing America opens readers' eyes to rewarding jobs that will benefit from the six main initiatives targeted for renewal: infrastructure, green technology, education, information technology, health care, and advanced manufacturing.

First, readers browse nearly 200 best jobs lists to see which jobs will benefit from stimulus funding. More importantly, these lists also reflect which jobs will pay the most, are growing quickly, have many openings, suit various personality types, and much more. Bonus lists focus on the best jobs that are renewing America in urban and rural areas.

Next, readers explore in-depth descriptions about the jobs that interest them to learn about annual and beginning wages, job growth through 2016, annual openings, training or education needed, skills required, and much more.

This timely addition to JIST's renowned Best Jobs series is ideal for anyone interested in achieving a career that is rewarding, secure, and will help revitalize the nation's economy.

Table of Contents


Part I: Renewing a Nation
Part II: Best Jobs Lists
Part III: Job Descriptions

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.

The Editors at JIST have dedicated their careers to helping people by making complicated occupational and job search information understandable, accessible, useful, and beneficial to readers at all levels. Together, they have more than 80 years of experience in writing, editing, teaching, training, supervision, libraries, and retail sales. They are deeply immersed in the career development field and are constantly on the lookout for the newest and most helpful books for job seekers.