ERIC Number: ED195747
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Jul
Reference Count: 0
A Counselor's Guide to Occupational Information. A Catalog of Federal Career Publications.
Wilson, Kathy; Petrone, James V., Comp.
This publication describes occupational guidance and related material available from federal government agencies. Availability and sources are cited in the introduction or within the description. The guide is divided into eight chapters. Chapter 1 covers occupational information, including material that describes the nature of work in occupations; the education, training, special skills, and personal qualities usually needed to enter them; the job outlook; opportunities for advancement; earnings. Chapter 2 discusses opportunities for self-employment, summer jobs, overseas jobs, and part-time and temporary jobs. Chapter 3 includes materials covering special categories of workers, including college graduates, minorities, veterans, young workers, and women. Chapter 4 includes general material on apprenticeship, education, and financial aid for students. Chapter 5 covers materials on job search--finding jobs, applying for them, taking tests, and interviewing. Chapter 6 includes materials on career education. Chapter 7 lists sources of statistics that can be useful for counselors. Chapter 8 provides references to other bibliographies. (YLB)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Career Counseling, Career Education, Career Guidance, College Graduates, Criminals, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Patterns, Employment Projections, Employment Qualifications, Employment Statistics, Federal Government, Federal Programs, Females, Job Search Methods, Job Skills, Job Training, Minority Groups, Occupational Information, Part Time Employment, Public Agencies, Salaries, Seasonal Employment, Student Employment, Student Financial Aid, Veterans
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Labor Statistics (DOL), New York, NY.