150 Best Jobs for a Secure Future

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JIST Publishing, Jan 1, 2012 - Business & Economics - 408 pages
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Jobs with stability are in demand. More than ever, people want assurance that another recession, technological advances, or offshoring won't derail their career.

This book 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 down turn 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 jobs' pay, growth, openings, skills needed, education and training requirements, highest-growth fields, and much more.

Author Laurence Shatkin, explains why job security matters and how to get it. He also shares a wealth of information about six secure fields: healthcare; education; computers; government; utilities; and insurance.

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About the author (2012)

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. Working as a consultant, Laurence developed the Career Oasis system for a university in Saudi Arabia. As a leading occupational expert, Dr. Shatkin is in-demand by the media. He shares his knowledge and insights on national news programs, in online articles, and in major print publications.

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