ERIC Number: ED126289
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
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)
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Employment Opportunities, Employment Patterns, Employment Projections, Employment Qualifications, Guides, Job Skills, Occupational Clusters, Occupational Information, Occupations, Reference Materials, Wages, Work Environment
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock Number 029-001-01406-6, $7.00)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Labor Statistics (DOL), Washington, DC.
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