The field or industry in which you do your job affects your earnings, advancement, work satisfaction, and work environment. For example, a computer support specialist doing her job in an education setting has different working conditions and coworkers than a computer support specialist employed by a construction company. An editor employed in the medical field has different issues to learn than one in the investment field. A salesperson in advertising faces new challenges if he switches to selling equipment. A job in the right field may combine your interests, make work more enjoyable, and increase your salary and career growth.
This new book helps you choose the best fields and industries for any job. These fields include health, technology, finance, education, communications, government, construction, hospitality, employment services, utilities, wholesale trade, transportation, and others. Each field has a unique mix of products and services, business issues, challenges, and working conditions, which affects everything from your job description to your average workday to your overall success.
Explore and compare fields through 90 “best” lists, including best-paying fields, fastest-growing fields through 2014, and best jobs in each field. In-depth descriptions of more than 40 fields and industries are packed with details on earnings, growth, jobs in the industry, training, advancement, work environments, and sources of additional information.
Based on the latest government data, this helpful new resource covers both goods-producing and service industries. Another new book in JIST’s best-selling Best Jobs series.
• Helps readers discover the best career fields in just two steps. In just two steps, 40 Best Fields for Your Career helps you quickly and easily pinpoint promising fields and industries (step 1: the lists) and learn more about fields of interest (step 2: the descriptions of the field