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The A-Z of Careers and Jobs, 20th Edition

Book Description

From accountant to zoologist, this new edition of The A-Z of Careers & Jobs offers detailed insights into more than 300 career areas. For those looking for their first job after school or university, or for anyone considering a change of career, the book provides reliable and up-to-date careers advice on a wide range of professions, covering practical issues such as job opportunities in each market, personal skills and qualities, entry qualifications and training, useful contact details and realistic salary expectations. The A-Z of Careers and Jobs is also a valuable reference for careers advisors working in schools, colleges and universities who need to keep track of new developments - new roles and routes of entry, professional associations and exams - to offer the very best guidance to today's jobhunters.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover page
  2. Title page
  3. Imprint
  4. Preface
  5. Abbreviations
  6. Qualifications
  7. Useful points of contact
  8. 1. A
    1. Art editor/executive director
    2. Emergency care assistants
    3. Archaeologist
    4. Architect
    5. Architectural technologist
    6. Army careers
    7. Royal Air Force careers
    8. Illustrator
    9. Arts administration
  9. 2. B
    1. Building society manager
    2. Commodity broker
    3. Body piercer
    4. Broadcast presenter
    5. Company secretary
  10. 3. C
    1. Sewing machinist
    2. Homeopath
    3. Massage therapist
    4. Reiki healer
    5. Interior and finishing trades
    6. Supervisory roles
    7. Florist
    8. Potter/ceramic designer
  11. 4. D
    1. Courier
  12. 5. E
    1. Agricultural engineering
    2. Civil engineering
    3. Fire engineering
    4. Materials engineering
    5. Process engineering
    6. Nature conservation officer
    7. Environmental health officer/practitioner
    8. Pest control technician
  13. 6. F
    1. Direction
    2. Production assistant
    3. Transmission
    4. Furniture manufacture
    5. Upholsterer
  14. 7. G
    1. Gas network engineer
  15. 8. H
    1. Management
    2. Kitchen porter
    3. Barperson
  16. 9. I
    1. Information scientist
    2. Applications developer
    3. Help desk adviser
    4. Web designer
    5. Claims inspector
  17. 10. J
    1. Broadcast journalist
    2. Web content editor
  18. 11. L
    1. Solicitor
    2. Translator
    3. Supply chain manager
  19. 12. M
    1. Packaging technologist
    2. Research and teaching
    3. Roadside assistance and recovery technician
    4. Vehicle technician
    5. Music teacher
  20. 13. N
    1. Health visitor
  21. 14. O
    1. Geologist
    2. Dispensing optician
  22. 15. P
    1. Circus performer
    2. Music
    3. Stage manager
    4. Community pharmacist
    5. Pharmacy technician
    6. Advertising/editorial photographer
    7. Digital imaging technician
    8. Police community support officer
    9. Prison governor
    10. Occupational psychologist
  23. 16. Q
  24. 17. R
    1. Display designer/visual merchandiser
  25. 18. S
    1. Care home managers
    2. Social work assistant
    3. Swimming pool attendant/lifeguard
    4. Hydrographic surveying
    5. Rural practice surveying
  26. 19. T
  27. 20. U
  28. 21. V
  29. 22. W
  30. 23. Y
  31. 24. Z
  32. Index
  33. Full imprint