Careers 2010

Careers 2010

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Careers 2010 has been completely redesigned with exciting new jobs added to the list of hundreds of existing occupational-clustered job profiles. The book, now in its 6th edition offers students at school and college, an insight into a huge variety of careers. Each profile contains up to date information regarding the qualification level required to gain entry into the career as well as any specialist training you may need. Other useful information includes the typical starting salary for your first position and what you can expect this to raise to over time with experience. The reader is also given a realistic view of the advantages and disadvantages of the job so that they can make an informed decision about whether it is the right career for them. This is aided by a real look at the future for each industry and whether it is undergoing any significant changes or developments. Finally, each job profile displays three or four useful contact addresses for organisations and associations for people keen to work in the sector who would like to know more.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 618 pages
  • 210 x 297mm
  • Crimson Publishing
  • Trotman Education
  • Richmond, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 6th edition
  • 1906041474
  • 9781906041472
  • 1,961,049

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The students absolutely love it. --Sue Garner, Lytchett Minster School The layout is fantastic, it's up to date and very easy to read. --Careers/Connexions Manager Will prove to be a valued addition to careers resources within a school/college/Connexions library. --Newscheckshow more

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EXPLORE HUNDREDS OF DIFFERENT JOBS You can search a huge range of detailed job profiles, packed with everything you need to help you choose a role that suits your interests, qualifications and skills. FIND THE LATEST INFORMATION You can find the most up-to-date information inside on brand new career areas, as well plenty of advice and inspiration if you want to enter an established profession. READ REAL-LIFE CASE STUDIES You can hear what it's really like to do each job, direct from people already in the profession. Every case study honestly describes working conditions, and the bad as well as good aspects of the job. UNCOVER SIMILAR JOBS You can find other jobs like the ones you are interested in quickly and easily. Job profiles are grouped in families, making it simple to find the perfect profile. EVERY JOB PROFILE ANSWERS YOUR KEY QUESTIONS - What does the work involve? - What qualifications and training do I need? - Will I suit the role? - What are working conditions like? - What are the good and bad things about the job? - What are my future prospects? - How much money can I expect to make? - Where can I go for more information? I WISH I'D HAD THIS WHEN I WAS CHOOSING MY CAREER Sixth Formers' focus groupshow more