150 Best Jobs for Your Skills by Michael Farr, Laurence Shatkin

By Michael Farr, Laurence Shatkin

One hundred fifty top Jobs on your abilities identifies the pinnacle ten abilities which are an important in today’s economic system, in line with info from the U.S. division of work and the most recent O*NET. It is helping activity seekers discover a satisfying task and scholars discover their destiny occupation suggestions through concentrating on the 50 such a lot promising jobs for every ability. It bargains an effective, to-the-point layout that is helping task seekers and scholars detect the simplest jobs for his or her abilities in precisely 3 easy steps. A self-assessment is helping readers notice their most sensible 3 occupation abilities, then suits them to 50 top jobs for every ability. The readers then discover the roles they locate fascinating via greater than 250 in-depth activity descriptions. Lists for every ability comprise the best-paying jobs, jobs with the main openings, jobs with the top projected development, top jobs in accordance with schooling point, most sensible jobs in line with pursuits, top part-time jobs, and top jobs for the self-employed.

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Often a specific college degree or apprenticeship is the accepted way of preparing for a certain career. Accountants usually have a degree in accounting, or at least in business. Most electricians learn through a formal apprenticeship program. But many other skills are taught in single classes rather than in long-term programs—and not because formal learning is required but because so many people want to learn these skills. Night schools and corporate training centers offer classes in technical skills, such as using spreadsheets or driving trucks, and in “soft” skills, such as conducting meetings or reading people’s body language.

That’s what you’ll do in this chapter. The exercise in this chapter takes about 45 minutes. S. Department of Labor’s authoritative O*NET database of information about occupations. What you learn from this exercise can help you focus on one or more occupations as promising career goals. This exercise will not guarantee you any particular job or prove that you’re qualified for the job. However, what you say here about your experiences can provide useful material to include in resumes, cover letters, and interviews.

This also means that although there are nine lists of 50 jobs and one of 40 jobs, the total number of unique job titles is 230, rather than 490. Look at the lists for all three of your top skills and try to find jobs that appear on two or three of these lists. These are the best match for your top skills. Or if your number-one skill greatly outweighs all other skills, focus on the list for that skill. These are very appealing lists because they represent jobs with the very highest quantifiable measures from our labor market.

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