In today's rapidly changing job market, it can be a daunting task for young people to begin thinking about their future career plans. Now in full color, Career Discovery Encyclopedia, Seventh Edition provides the ideal starting point for readers who are just beginning to envision joining the world of work. The first volume contains an explanation of the many tools used to help people identify their fields of interest as well as a sample self-assessment they can try themselves. Also included is an in-depth explanation of each of the 16 Career Clusters developed by the U.S. Department of Education to classify different occupations.
The bulk of the eight-volume Career Discovery Encyclopedia, Seventh Edition is a comprehensive A-to-Z listing of more than 700 careers. Each article describes the skills and education needed for that job, the salary range and day-to-day duties, and the outlook for the future in that career. Also included are listings of relevant trade organizations and cross-references to related articles. The depth and breadth of this set makes it an essential addition to every school and guidance library.
New features include:
Now in full color 45 new career articles drawn from the fastest-growing career fields More than 650 fully revised career articles New sidebars and fact boxes highlighting important information about these careers.
Other helpful reference features include:
Career Cluster icons that correspond to the Department of Education's Career Clusters to help readers easily distinguish different career fields A glossary of career-related terms A Dictionary of Occupational Titles Index A Guide for Occupational Exploration Index A National Occupation Classification System Index An Occupational Information Network-Standard Occupational Classification Index A Job Title Index that lists all 702 career articles, as well as alternative names for these job titles 185 new, full-color photographs.