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Exploring Careers: A Young Person's Guide to 1,000 Jobs - Third Edition

by Lon Gates Hand Veda Dickerson Rodme L. Dobeck Stephanie Koutek Lisa S. Williams

Every day you see adults all around you on their way to work. What do they do all day? More importantly, what job will you do someday? That's a big question. Your career choice will affect your happiness, your lifestyle, and your earnings. Through a unique mix of interesting information, Exploring Careers helps you learn more about the jobs that match your interests, favorite courses, free-time activities, and skills. IT'S EASY* Exploring Careers is divided into 14 interest areas. Just select the areas that interest you most and learn more about related careers through real-life worker profiles, samplers of key job skills, and brief job descriptions. IT'S REAL.. Read 49 interesting profiles of real people doing real jobs. Learn what they do, how they got into their fields, the education and training they had, what they like and sometimes don't like about their work, and much more. IT CONNECTS TODAY TO YOUR FUTURE. In 19 skill samplers, real workers tell you about the skills they need for their jobs. Questions help you see how what you're good at today could lead to a future job. IT'S QUICK BUT COMPLETE* Learn current facts about 1,000 jobs. Each brief description includes information about education and training needed, average salary, job growth, and the importance of math, science, and English to the job. Meets National Career Development Guidelines for Self-Knowledge, Educational and Occupational Exploration, and Career Planning.

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