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Occupational Outlook Handbook

The official Occupational Outlook Handbook is an authoritative, nationally recognized source of career information, especially designed to provide valuable assistance to students about to graduate from high school or college, recent graduates, individuals returning to the workforce after an absence, or anyone looking for a career change.


Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2006-2007

Revised every two years by Government experts at the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Department of Labor, the Handbook covers a wide range of occupations and describes:

  • What workers do on the job
  • Working conditions
  • Training and education needed
  • Earnings
  • Job outlook
Users also will find the latest information on:
  • Job search methods
  • Tips for applying for a job
  • Evaluating a job offer.

In addition, the Handbook includes the latest listing of the fastest growing occupational fields with the largest numerical increases in employment.

The Occupational Outlook Handbook is recommended for reference, business, and career collections at public, middle school, high school, and academic libraries, as well as college/university career offices, guidance counselors, human resource specialists, and professional career coaches.

The contents of the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes:
Tomorrow’s Jobs; Sources of Career Information; Sources of Education, Training, and Financial Aid; Finding a Job and Evaluating a Job Offer; Occupational Information Included in the Handbook; Data for Occupations Not Studied in Detail; Assumptions and Methods Used in Preparing Employment Projections; Occupational Information Network Coverage; and a detailed Index.

The Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2006 - 2007, is available in two editions:

Hardcover Library Edition

For institutional buyers, the 2006-2007 hardcover library edition features a sturdier binding to expand its life span when used as a guidance counselor’s or school / public library’s reference copy.

Stock #: 029-001-03450-4

Price: $39.00

Trade Paperback

Stock #: 029-001-03451-2

Price: $20.00

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Last updated: August 30, 2006