Mr. R. Jerjis
Personal Development 120
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. You will research
various careers, select one which seems appropriate to you, look for
information about that career, and learn what you must do to enter the
career field of your choice.
View your assignment.
Occupational Outlook Handbook (Ref. HF5381 .O3 1998-1999
Occupational Outlook Handbook
is available online version of the book
To find out about a specific occupation, click on the "OOH Search/A-Z Index" link located in
the upper right corner of the page and then enter the occupation.
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
Another fun website
Occupational Outlook Quarterly
Click "You're a What?
from past issues".
Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance (Ref HF 5381 E52)
Articles in databases
Use Subject Guide tab and
type in "occupations"
Stay current on
your career and profession. For current
articles, go to
Academic Search Premier, Academic Onefile and/or
Books in the Library
Catalog allows you to search for a book by
title, author, category or keyword.
Type in one of the subjects OR view this
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
California Jobs on the web
Federal and state jobs