ERIC Number: ED408420
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Minnesota Career Focus. Careers & Training: A Guide for Adults.
Minnesota State Dept. of Economic Security, St. Paul.
This guide to Minnesota training resources for adults seeking new employment opportunities provides an overview of careers, wages, job availability, and necessary training. Occupations are described in these areas: medical careers; office professions; technical careers; art, writing, and media careers; service careers---food, hair, police; mechanic careers; precision machine crafts; construction careers; driving occupations; sales careers; careers needing 4 years of training; and jobs requiring no training. Information in each area is presented in a two-page format with eight columns listing the following: (1) job title and job duties; (2) number employed in the occupation; (3) salaries--low-range; (4) salaries--midrange; (5) growth rate; (6) job openings; (7) training needed; and (8) availability of jobs. Other sections contain the following: list of shrinking occupations and popular occupations with few job openings and growing occupations; detailed information about medical careers, computer careers, media careers, accounting, cosmetology, cooking, corrections, machine tool, printing, construction, drivers, and sales; discussion of whether training will result in a job or good pay; technical and community college addresses; majors and training programs at technical and community colleges; sources of short-term training; examples of customized training; and mature workers and employer expectations. An index is followed by a list of regional offices to call to find out qualifications for eligibility. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Minnesota State Dept. of Economic Security, St. Paul.
Identifiers - Location: Minnesota