To introduce you to the various sources on business career research
If you work an 8-hour day from the age of 22 to the age of
62, and never work overtime, you will still spend 400,000 hours at your job.
That’s a long time to be miserable, so it’s really
important to choose a career that you will enjoy.
When many people think of
business careers, they often think of jobs in large wealthy corporations.
All business-related career-seekers need to be aware of communication
issues. Every company needs people with strong overall communication
skills that can be applied to business-type careers.
In this economy, job seekers wonder where on earth they will
find work - and it if will stick.
Here are some places to begin your search. We've pulled
together a few good books, databases and online resources for use in
your job quest.
General Reference websites
Find more detailed information about your career
choice through a keyword search in the
Occupational Outlook Handbook (Ref. HF5381 .O3 1998-1999
The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook is a
nationally recognized source of career information. It describes what
workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education
needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of
Occupational Outlook Handbook
is available online version of the book
***Occupational Outlook Quarterly
unique careers and "You Are a What?"
You're a what from past issues
Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance (Ref HF 5381 E52)
One stop shop for business careers
Kahke job career
US World News Report:
magazine of career
Forbes.com Type "careers"
in the search box.
Guide to Industries. U.S Dept. of Labor
US News and World Report
Type "careers" in the search box.
California Jobs on the web
Federal and state jobs
Resumes and Interviews websites
There are numerous
publications that provide tips and templates from writing resumes and
cover letters, as well as advice for job interviews and follow up
letters. At a Cuyamaca Library, check under the call # number
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