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ERIC Number: ED126289
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Pages: 793
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Occupational Outlook Handbook, 1976-77 Edition.
Bureau of Labor Statistics (DOL), Washington, DC.
The first part of the handbook contains revised guidelines for its use, suggestions on where to go for more information, a discussion of assumptions and methods used in preparing employment projections, and a look into the future. More than 850 occupational briefs are presented, grouped into 13 occupational clusters and 35 industry briefs. The 13 clusters are: industrial production and related occupations; office occupations; service occupations; education and related occupations; sales occupations; construction occupations; occupations in transportation activities; scientific and technical occupations; mechanics and repairers; health occupations; social scientists; social service occupations; and art, design, and communications-related occupations. For each occupation information is presented on the nature of the work; places of employment training, other qualifications, and advancement; employment outlook; earnings and working conditions; and sources of additional information. The employment outlook for the following industries: agriculture; mining and petroleum; construction; manufacturing; transportation, communications, and public utilities; wholesale and retail trade; finance, insurance, and real estate; service and miscellaneous industries; and government are presented. Access to the occupational brief is made possible by way of a Dictionary of Occupational Titles index and alphabetical index. (EC)
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock Number 029-001-01406-6, $7.00)
Publication Type: Guides - General
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Authoring Institution: Bureau of Labor Statistics (DOL), Washington, DC.
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