Occupational Outlook Handbook Book
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Occupational Outlook Handbook


  • Author : United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1976
  • Genre: Occupations
  • Pages : 781
  • ISBN 10 : MINN:319510028165522

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Dictionary of Careers  Occupations and Professions Book

Dictionary of Careers Occupations and Professions


  • Author : Isaac Livingstone Asamoah
  • Publisher : Partridge Africa
  • Release Date : 2016-06-07
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 106
  • ISBN 10 : 9781482825244

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Dictionary of Careers Occupations and Professions Excerpt :

Dictionary of Careers, Occupations and Professions is a summary or complete compilation of the English words technically used for certain personal careers or occupational or professional backgrounds that most readers are not conversant with either via speaking or writing.

Work  Jobs  and Occupations Book

Work Jobs and Occupations


  • Author : National Research Council
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 1980-02-01
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 431
  • ISBN 10 : 9780309030939

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Work Jobs and Occupations Excerpt :

Various editions of the Dictionary of Occupational Titles have served as the Employment Service's basic tool for matching workers and jobs. The Dictionary of Occupational Titles has also played an important role in establishing skill and training requirements and developing Employment Service testing batteries for specific occupations. However, the role of the Dictionary of Occupational Titles has been called into question as a result of planned changes in the operation of the Employment Service. A plan to automate the operations of Employment Service offices using a descriptive system of occupational keywords rather than occupational titles has led to a claim that a dictionary of occupational titles and the occupational research program that produces it are outmoded. Since the automated keyword system does not rely explicitly on defined occupational titles, it is claimed that the new system would reduce costs by eliminating the need for a research program to supply the occupational definitions. In light of these considerations, the present volume evaluates the future need for the Dictionary of Occupational Titles.

The Right Career Book

The Right Career


  • Author : Delois Billings Pippen
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2008-10-01
  • Genre: Reference
  • Pages : 69
  • ISBN 10 : 1425736033

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The Right Career Excerpt :

An A to Z listing of careers with brief definitions.

Dictionary of Occupational Titles Book

Dictionary of Occupational Titles


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : U.S. Government Printing Office
  • Release Date : 1991-06
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 1404
  • ISBN 10 : 0160323576

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Dictionary of Occupational Titles Excerpt :

Defines and indexes over 20,000 job titles. Addresses issues of training and education, career guidance and employment counseling, job definition and wage restructuring. Often referred to as the "DOT." 2 volumes, sold as a set.

Dictionary of Occupational Terms Book

Dictionary of Occupational Terms


  • Author : Nancy E. Shields
  • Publisher : Jist Works
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 218
  • ISBN 10 : PSU:000043146468

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Dictionary of Occupational Terms Excerpt :

With clear and concise information, JIST's new "Dictionary of Occupational Terms" is a unique collection of terms important for jobs, occupations, and careers. No other dictionary is like it. After extensive research by a library media specialist, this comprehensive reference is for anyone who wants to become informed about the world of work. This new resource:

The Counseling Dictionary Book

The Counseling Dictionary


  • Author : Samuel T. Gladding
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-07-21
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 198
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119457350

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The Counseling Dictionary Excerpt :

This authoritative reference book by one of the most distinguished leaders in the profession features 4,000 commonly used terms and abbreviations in counseling. Since publication of the previous edition, Dr. Samuel Gladding has added 342 new, clear, and concise definitions and has fully updated existing terminology. This exceptional resource also highlights the professional contributions of prominent counselors, both historical and contemporary, and includes a current chronology of the evolution of counseling. In addition, it provides comprehensive contact information for self-help groups and nationally prominent helping organizations. Frequent cross-referencing of terms enhances the reader’s understanding of more complex principles. Requests for digital versions from the ACA can be found on wiley.com To request print copies, please visit the ACA website here Reproduction requests for material from books published by ACA should be directed to permissions@counseling.org

Career Guide to Industries Book

Career Guide to Industries


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Electronic journals
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : IND:30000107362539

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The Greenwood Dictionary of Education  2nd Edition Book

The Greenwood Dictionary of Education 2nd Edition


  • Author : John W. Collins
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2011-07-19
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 581
  • ISBN 10 : 9780313379314

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The Greenwood Dictionary of Education 2nd Edition Excerpt :

This book defines over 3,000 terms from the field of education to assist those charged with teaching students to become global citizens in a rapidly changing, technological society. • 3,050 A–Z entries, including over 400 new and revised definitions • 128 contributors from a variety of specialized areas related to education • Three tables and graphs to illustrate specific aspects of mathematics and evaluation in education • An introduction on education terminology by editors John W. Collins and Nancy Patricia O'Brien, distinguished librarians in the study of education • Author attributions for each definition • An extensive, updated bibliography of sources that identify and explain terms used within education

The Greenwood Dictionary of Education Book

The Greenwood Dictionary of Education


  • Author : John William Collins
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 431
  • ISBN 10 : 0897748603

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The Greenwood Dictionary of Education Excerpt :

Provides authoritative definitions written by practitioners or researchers for more than 2,600 terms used in educational research, practice, and theory.

Selected Characteristics of Occupations Defined in the Revised Dictionary of Occupational Titles Book

Selected Characteristics of Occupations Defined in the Revised Dictionary of Occupational Titles


  • Author : U. S. Department of Labor
  • Publisher : Bernan Assoc
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Genre: Reference
  • Pages : 627
  • ISBN 10 : MINN:31951D00286799Y

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Selected Characteristics of Occupations Defined in the Revised Dictionary of Occupational Titles Excerpt :

Find wide range of occupational information within a variety of applications ranging from job placement to occupational research, career guidance, labor market information, curricula development, and long range job planning.

Children s Dictionary of Occupations Book

Children s Dictionary of Occupations


  • Author : Barbara Parramore
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2004-01-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 126
  • ISBN 10 : 0736593861

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Children s Dictionary of Occupations Excerpt :

Revised for 2004 with new careers, updated descriptions of existing

Gender and Family Issues in the Workplace Book

Gender and Family Issues in the Workplace


  • Author : Francine D. Blau
  • Publisher : Russell Sage Foundation
  • Release Date : 1997-06-26
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 316
  • ISBN 10 : 9781610440646

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Gender and Family Issues in the Workplace Excerpt :

Today, as married women commonly pursue careers outside the home, concerns about their ability to achieve equal footing with men without sacrificing the needs of their families trouble policymakers and economists alike. In 1993 federal legislation was passed that required most firms to provide unpaid maternity leave for up to twelve weeks. Yet, as Gender and Family Issues in the Workplace reveals, motherhood remains a primary obstacle to women's economic success. This volume offers fascinating and provocative new analyses of women's status in the labor market, as it explores the debate surrounding parental leave: Do policies that mandate extended leave protect jobs and promote child welfare, or do they sidetrack women's careers and make them less desirable employees? An examination of the disadvantages that women—particularly young mothers—face in today's workplace sets the stage for the debate. Claudia Goldin presents evidence that female college graduates are rarely able to balance motherhood with career track employment, and Jane Waldfogel demonstrates that having children results in substantially lower wages for women. The long hours demanded by managerial and other high powered professions further penalize women who in many cases still bear primary responsibility for their homes and children. Do parental leave policies improve the situation for women? Gender and Family Issues in the Workplace offers a variety of perspectives on this important question. Some propose that mandated leave improves women's wages by allowing them to preserve their job tenure. Other economists express concern that federal leave policies prevent firms and their workers from acting on their own particular needs and constraints, while others argue that because such policies improve the well-being of children they are necessary to society as a whole. Olivia Mitchell finds that although the availability of unpaid parental leave has sharply increased, only a tiny percentage of workers h

Career Development and Counseling Book

Career Development and Counseling


  • Author : Steven D. Brown
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-01-04
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 720
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118063354

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Career Development and Counseling Excerpt :

Praise for Career Development and Counseling: Putting Theory and Research to Work, Second Edition "This volume is an essential resource for the library of anyone interested in the field of career development, assessment, and counseling and should also prove invaluable for graduate students interested in immersing themselves in some of the best work being done today in the field of career development and counseling." —Nancy E. Betz, PhD, Professor, Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University "In this second edition, Drs. Brown and Lent continue to shape career development discourse and illustrate the ongoing significance of the fields of career development and counseling in the twenty-first century. This edition will help both researchers and practitioners alike to better understand, investigate, and promote the role of work in people's lives." —Angela Byars-Winston, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Madison Complete coverage of leading career theories and practices Filled with the latest empirical and practical evidence, this new edition features: A new introductory chapter that defines and discusses the importance of career counseling in the twenty-first century, and offers a brief history of the field New chapters on gender, race/ethnicity, social class and poverty, sexual minority identity, disability status, personality, and relational factors Major theories of career development Coverage of the assessment of important career constructs and occupational information systems Interventions for working with career issues across the life span Edited by two of the leaders in the field of career development, and featuring contributions by many of the most well-regarded specialists in the field, Career Development and Counseling, Second Edition is the one book that every career counselor, vocational psychologist, and student of career development and counseling must have.

Bullshit Jobs Book
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Bullshit Jobs


  • Author : David Graeber
  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster
  • Release Date : 2019-05-07
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501143335

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From bestselling writer David Graeber—“a master of opening up thought and stimulating debate” (Slate)—a powerful argument against the rise of meaningless, unfulfilling jobs…and their consequences. Does your job make a meaningful contribution to the world? In the spring of 2013, David Graeber asked this question in a playful, provocative essay titled “On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs.” It went viral. After one million online views in seventeen different languages, people all over the world are still debating the answer. There are hordes of people—HR consultants, communication coordinators, telemarketing researchers, corporate lawyers—whose jobs are useless, and, tragically, they know it. These people are caught in bullshit jobs. Graeber explores one of society’s most vexing and deeply felt concerns, indicting among other villains a particular strain of finance capitalism that betrays ideals shared by thinkers ranging from Keynes to Lincoln. “Clever and charismatic” (The New Yorker), Bullshit Jobs gives individuals, corporations, and societies permission to undergo a shift in values, placing creative and caring work at the center of our culture. This book is for everyone who wants to turn their vocation back into an avocation and “a thought-provoking examination of our working lives” (Financial Times).