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Careers In Focus
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Careers in Focus: Accounting
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Careers in Focus: Activism
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Careers in Focus: Advertising and Marketing
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Careers in Focus: Aerospace
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Careers in Focus: Agriculture
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Careers in Focus: Airlines
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Careers in Focus: Alternative Energy
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Careers in Focus: Alternative Health Care
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Careers in Focus: Animal Care, Fourth Edition
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Careers in Focus: Animation
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Careers in Focus: Archaeology
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Careers in Focus: Architecture
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Careers in Focus: Armed Forces
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Careers in Focus: Automotive Manufacturing
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Careers in Focus: Aviation, Second Edition
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Careers in Focus: Banking and Financial Services
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Careers in Focus: Biology and Life Sciences
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Careers in Focus: Book Publishing
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Careers in Focus: Business Administration
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Careers in Focus: Casinos and Casino Hotels
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Careers in Focus: Chemicals
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Careers in Focus: Chemistry
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Careers in Focus: Child Care
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Careers in Focus: Clerks & Administrative Workers, Second Edition
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Careers in Focus: Coaching and Fitness
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Careers in Focus: Comic Books and Graphic Novels
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Careers in Focus: Commercial Banking
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Careers in Focus: Computer and Video Game Design
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Careers in Focus: Computer Hardware
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Careers in Focus: Computer Software
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Careers in Focus: Construction
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Careers in Focus: Consulting
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Careers in Focus: Consumer Goods Production and Sales
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Careers in Focus: Cosmetology
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Careers in Focus: Dance
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Careers in Focus: Defense
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Careers in Focus: Dental Care
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Careers in Focus: Design
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Careers in Focus: Earth Sciences
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Careers in Focus: Education
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Careers in Focus: Elder Care
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Careers in Focus: Electronics Manufacturing
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Careers in Focus: Energy
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Careers in Focus: Engineering
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Careers in Focus: Entrepreneurship
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Careers in Focus: Environmental Science and Conservation
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Careers in Focus: Event Planning
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Careers in Focus: Facilities Management
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Careers in Focus: Fashion and Apparel
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Careers in Focus: Film
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Careers in Focus: Fire Fighting
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Careers in Focus: Food and Beverage Production
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Careers in Focus: Foreign Languages and Studies
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Careers in Focus: Foreign Trade
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Careers in Focus: Forensics
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Careers in Focus: Forestry and Forest Products
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Careers in Focus: Geology
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Careers in Focus: Government
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Careers in Focus: Health Care Management
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Careers in Focus: Health Care Providers
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Careers in Focus: Hedge Funds
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Careers in Focus: Hospitality
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Careers in Focus: Human Resources
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Careers in Focus: Import Export
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Careers in Focus: Information Technology
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Careers in Focus: Insurance
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Careers in Focus: Internet Content
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Careers in Focus: Internet Services and Security
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Careers in Focus: Investment Management
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Careers in Focus: Journalism
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Careers in Focus: Landscaping & Horticulture
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Careers in Focus: Law
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Careers in Focus: Letter and Package Delivery
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Careers in Focus: Library and Information Services
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Careers in Focus: Machining and Machinery
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Careers in Focus: Manufacturing
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Careers in Focus: Mathematics and Physics
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Careers in Focus: Mechanics, Third Edition
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Careers in Focus: Media and Entertainment
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Careers in Focus: Medical Equipment Manufacturing
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Careers in Focus: Medical Technicians and Technologists, Fifth Edition
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Careers in Focus: Metals
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Careers in Focus: Meteorology
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Careers in Focus: Military Services
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Careers in Focus: Mining
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Careers in Focus: Museums and Cultural Centers
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Careers in Focus: Music
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Careers in Focus: Nanotechnology
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Careers in Focus: Newspapers and Magazines
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Careers in Focus: Nonprofit Sector
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Careers in Focus: Nuclear Power
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Careers in Focus: Nursing, Fourth Edition
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Careers in Focus: Oceanography
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Careers in Focus: Oil and Gas
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Careers in Focus: Packaging
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Careers in Focus: Parks and Public Lands
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Careers in Focus: Performing Arts, Second Edition
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Careers in Focus: Personal Care Products
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Careers in Focus: Personal Services, Second Edition
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Careers in Focus: Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology
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Careers in Focus: Photography
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Careers in Focus: Physicians, Third Edition
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Careers in Focus: Plastics
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Careers in Focus: Politics, Public Policy, and Activism
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Careers in Focus: Printing
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Careers in Focus: Private Equity
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Careers in Focus: Public Relations
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Careers in Focus: Public Safety
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Careers in Focus: Publishing, Third Edition
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Careers in Focus: Pulp and Paper
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Careers in Focus: Radio
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Careers in Focus: Railroads
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Careers in Focus: Real Estate
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Careers in Focus: Recording Industry
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Careers in Focus: Religious Ministries
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Careers in Focus: Restaurants and Food Services
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Careers in Focus: Retail
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Careers in Focus: Rubber
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Careers in Focus: Sales
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Careers in Focus: Security and Investigation
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Careers in Focus: Shipping
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Careers in Focus: Social Media
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Careers in Focus: Social Sciences
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Careers in Focus: Social Services
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Careers in Focus: Space Exploration
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Careers in Focus: Sports
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Careers in Focus: Staffing and Human Resources
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Careers in Focus: Stone, Concrete, Ceramics, and Glass
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Careers in Focus: Technicians, Third Edition
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Careers in Focus: Telecommunications
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Careers in Focus: Television
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Careers in Focus: Textiles
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Careers in Focus: Theater
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Careers in Focus: Therapists, Second Edition
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Careers in Focus: Toys and Games
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Careers in Focus: Transportation, Third Edition
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Careers in Focus: Travel and Leisure
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Careers in Focus: Trucking
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Careers in Focus: Utilities
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Careers in Focus: Venture Capital
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Careers in Focus: Veterinary Medicine and Animal Care
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Careers in Focus: Visual Arts
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Careers in Focus: Waste Management
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Careers in Focus: Wealth Management
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Careers in Focus: Wholesale
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Careers in Focus: Writing and Editing
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Reviews and Awards

"...ideal for high school and undergraduate students trying to decide on a career focus."


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Summary

Ferguson's Careers in Focus books are a great value for libraries and career centers. Written in an easy-to-understand yet informative style, this comprehensive series surveys a wide array of commonly held jobs and is arranged into volumes organized by specific industries and interests. Each of these informative books is loaded with up-to-date career information presented in 16 to 25 job articles.

Each article includes:

  • Quick Facts: summarizes important facts
  • Overview: briefly introduces duties and responsibilities
  • History: describes the history of the job in relation to the industry or field
  • The Job: describes primary and secondary duties
  • Requirements: discusses high school and post-secondary education and training as well as any necessary certification or licensing and personal requirements for success
  • Exploring: offers suggestions on how to gain experience and knowledge in a field before making firm educational and financial commitments
  • Employers: gives an overview of typical places of employment
  • Starting Out: suggests the best ways to land a first job
  • Advancement: presents an expected career path and how to get on it
  • Earnings: lists salary ranges and typical fringe benefits
  • Work Environment: looks at the work conditions and surroundings associated with a certain job
  • Outlook: summarizes the job's potential growth or decline in terms of the general economy and industry projections
  • For More Information: lists organizations that provide career information.