Essential Careers: Set 4
Readers get the practical details of making smart career choices in today's uncertain economy in these very accessible narratives. Careers are examined in-depth while emphasizing the jobs' requirements, education preparation, duties, work environment, and employment outlook. Engaging sidebars profile professionals and their on-the-job experiences. Distinctive personal qualities are clearly described for these careers; for example, retail sales jobs require excellent people, listening, and customer-service skills; persistence; and confidence. Other volume topics include tips for putting together resumes and writing cover letters, and dos and don'ts in job networking and interviews.