The Career Chronicles

The Career Chronicles

An Insider's Guide To What Jobs Are Really Like : The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly From Over 750 Professionals

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Baker & Taylor
Draws on insider testimonies to describe the day-to-day, nitty-gritty responsibilities for hundreds of professions from lawyers and dentists to teachers and computer programmers, in a guide that shares complementary information on the educational background for cited professions as well as average starting and median salaries. Original.

Perseus Publishing
In this nuts-and-bolts guide, over 750 professionals speak candidly about “the good, the bad, and the ugly&; of two dozen popular professions. Dispensing with romantic fantasies, real-world professionals — from nurses and pharmacists to architects and attorneys — speak about the day-to-day realities of their careers in six categories: College vs. Reality; The Biggest Surprise; Hours and Advancement; The Best and the Worst; Changes in the Profession; and Would You Do It All Over Again?

Chapters include overviews of each profession, followed by helpful information about education, testing, and registration and licensing requirements; the number of positions across the country; and the average starting or median annual salaries. This valuable resource is filled with the open, personal insights and observations most students and career-changers want — and need — to make informed decisions about what they will do with the rest of their lives.

In this nuts-and-bolts guide, over 750 professionals speak candidly about ?the good, the bad, and the ugly” of two dozen popular professions. Dispensing with romantic fantasies, real-world professionals ? from nurses and pharmacists to architects and attorneys ? speak about the day-to-day realities of their careers in six categories: College vs. Reality; The Biggest Surprise; Hours and Advancement; The Best and the Worst; Changes in the Profession; and Would You Do It All Over Again?

Chapters include overviews of each profession, followed by helpful information about education, testing, and registration and licensing requirements; the number of positions across the country; and the average starting or median annual salaries. This valuable resource is filled with the open, personal insights and observations most students and career-changers want ? and need ? to make informed decisions about what they will do with the rest of their lives.


Baker
& Taylor

Draws on insider testimonies to describe the day-to-day, nitty-gritty responsibilities for hundreds of professions from lawyers and dentists to teachers and computer programmers, in a guide that shares complementary information on the educational background for cited professions as well as average starting and median salaries.

Publisher: Novato, Calif. : New World Library, c2008
ISBN: 9781577315735
1577315731
Characteristics: xiv, 262 p. ; 22 cm

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