book - New Guide for Occupational Exploration - component 4
The guide is the most useful resource for matching interests to both job and learning options. This easy-to-use book is now based on the 16 U.S. Department of Education clusters that connect learning to careers. Readers can drill down to their most appealing job groups through questions that provide a feel for the work and whether it will interest them. The unique format of takes readers from broad interest areas to specific careers. More than 900 job descriptions from the U.S. Department of Labor’s O*NET (Occupational Information Network) database emphasize skills needed, related courses, education required, earnings, growth and much more, all for helpful career-path planning. The guide builds on solid research that supports exploring careers based on interests. For more than 25 years, it has served as a key reference for helping people discover career and learning options.