Best jobs for the 21st century

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JIST Works, 2009 - Business & Economics - 692 pages
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In just two steps, Best Jobs for the 21st Century helps readers quickly and easily focus their career options (step 1: the lists) and learn more about jobs of interest (step 2: the job descriptions). This new edition offers bonus lists showing careers with the most-improves outlook since the last edition. The book now includes information on starting wages, additional new career facts from the U.S. Department of Labor, and the latest data available for good career decision-making.

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User Review  - Katie - Goodreads

This is by Farr the best job book I've read. But really, this volume is quite a valuable reference guide for career planning. Read full review

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Interesting that it has a personality factor. Read full review


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Michael Farr is a leading British Tintinologist, and an expert on the comic series Tintin and its creator, Herg ' (TM) ' (c). He has written several books on the subject as well as translating several others into English.Farr was a reporter and foreign correspondent for Reuters and then the Daily Telegraph. He was soon sent to many of the destinations familiar to Tintin, including Africa, the former Soviet Union, and Central and eastern Europe. When based in Brussels, he became acquainted with the creator of Tintin, Herg ' (TM) ' (c), and was later to have access to his extensive archives.

Laurence Shatkin, Ph.D., has 30 years in the career information field, presents and blogs on jobs, and is the author of many career books, including "50 Best Jobs For Your Personality". After a career teaching writing at several colleges, he helped Educational Testing Service develop the SIGI PLUS computer based career information system and oversaw its annual update.

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