Top 100 Careers Without a Four-year Degree: Your Complete Guidebook to Good Jobs in Many Fields (Top Careers)
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Many jobs without a four-year degree are growing. Explore 100 careers that don t require a bachelor s degree, assess which ones match your skills, and get the job you want quickly with this authoritative resource. In one time-saving volume, job seekers and students find everything they need to research careers; learn about pay, outlook through 2018, education, and skills for the 100 jobs; match their personal skills to the jobs; and take seven steps to land a good job in less time. This book provides--in alphabetical order--thorough, current, and interesting descriptions of 100 jobs that you can obtain without four years in college. A special book-within-a-book section describes the seven steps that cut job search time in half and includes sample targeted resumes by professional resume writers. An easy-to-use assessment matches your personal skills with the characteristics of the occupations described in the book. This book is part of JIST s Top Careers series, which gives job seekers, students, and others a convenient, helpful combination of career information. All books in the series offer high-quality, current labor market information--a key consideration for anyone doing career research and planning.
certain equipment could be hazardous. When working with complex electronic devices, they may consult with engineers, engineering technicians, line installers and repairers, or industrial machinery mechanics and maintenance workers. (Descriptions for all of these occupations except engineers appear elsewhere in this book.) Work environment. Electricians work indoors and out, at construction sites, in homes, and in businesses or factories. The work may be strenuous at times and may include bending
and seed. Like other businesses, farming operations have become more complex in recent years, so many farmers use computers to keep financial and inventory records. They also use computer databases and spreadsheets to manage breeding, dairy, and other farm operations. The type of farm managers operate determines their specific tasks. On crop farms—farms growing grain, cotton, other fibers, fruit, and vegetables—farmers are responsible for preparing, tilling, planting, fertilizing, cultivating,
personality and motivation to attract and retain clients. Advancement. A bachelor’s degree in exercise science, physical education, kinesiology (the study of the mechanics of human motion, including the role of the muscles), or a related area, along with experience, usually is required to advance to management positions in a health club or fitness center. Some organizations require a master’s degree. As in other occupations, managerial skills also are needed to advance to supervisory or
hotels, aside from cleaning and maintaining the premises, maids and housekeeping cleaners may deliver ironing boards, cribs, and rollaway beds to guests’ rooms. In hospitals, they also may wash bed frames, make beds, and disinfect and sanitize equipment and supplies with germicides. Janitors, maids, and © JIST Works 03 J7841 Part 2a 3.indd 68 6/24/11 12:19 PM Part II: Descriptions of the Top 100 Careers Without a Four-Year Degree cleaners use many kinds of equipment, tools, and cleaning
developmental problems. Upon identifying such a child, they discuss the child’s situation with their supervisor and the child’s parents. Early identification of children with special needs—such as those with behavioral, emotional, physical, or learning disabilities—is important in improving their future learning ability. Special education teachers often work with preschool children to provide the individual attention they need. Work environment. Helping children grow, learn, and gain new skills