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Occupational Outlook Handbook 2016-2017

The most accurate and up-to-date facts on all major jobs!

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Hardcover
Occupational Outlook Handbook 2016-2017
ISBN: 978-1-63332-138-0
$25.95
  • Buy 5 for $21.95 each
Softcover
Occupational Outlook Handbook 2016-2017
ISBN: 978-1-63332-139-7
$19.95
  • Buy 5 for $16.95 each
eBook
Occupational Outlook Handbook 2016-2017 - access code delivered via email - 1-year license from time of activation
ISBN: 978-1-63332-142-7
$19.95

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Pages: 1,005

Copyright: 2017

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Developed by the US Department of Labor

Overview

Invaluable for anyone making career and education decisions, writing resumes, or preparing for interviews, this comprehensive reference book is the definitive source of accurate, up-to-date information on more than 325 jobs.

Each job description in the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) provides individuals with insight about earnings, training, education, job growth, work tasks, and much more. Individuals can also complete an assessment in the book that matches their personality type to jobs.

A bonus chapter explains how workforce professionals, educators, librarians, and career counselors can help job seekers, career changers, students, and others make the most of the wealth of information provided in the OOH.


Using the OOH to achieve career success

Job seekers

  • Identify job targets
  • Write resumes using information in the job descriptions
  • Identify skills to emphasize in interviews
  • Gain an advantage in salary negotiations

Students

  • Explore career interests
  • Choose promising career paths
  • Understand the training or education required to qualify for jobs

Career changers

  • Uncover more interesting jobs that require similar skills
  • Learn about the training needed to enter new careers
  • Research alternative careers

Working people

  • Pinpoint related jobs with better growth potential
  • Prepare for promotions or job changes
  • Determine earnings for similar or different jobs
  • Identify additional training needs
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