ERIC Number: ED451355
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Utah Career Guide for Adults, 2000-2002.
Blaine, Connie, Ed.
This career guide provides Utah job seekers with information leading to job success. Section 1, Getting Started, provides suggestions for committing to a job search. Section 2, Utah Job Trends, identifies the fastest growing occupations or most openings; top 50 occupations; and new Utah jobs. Section 3, Self-Assessment, covers knowing oneself; knowing one's personality type or "Holland Code"; and identifying one's skills. Section 4, The Job Search, addresses the job of finding a job; Utah Department of Workforce Services; Internet job search; employment application; cover letters; resumes; references; the interview; and working while looking. Section 5 contains the Career Chart. It is preceded by a key to the Chart's information (occupational title and description, employment outlook, average rate range, and training required) and is followed by an alphabetical index to occupations in the Chart. Section 6, Training, focuses on high-paying jobs without a college degree; choosing a postsecondary school; applied technology centers; Utah public colleges and universities; financial aid; distance learning; vocational rehabilitation; Choose to Work for individuals with disabilities; and Utah Association for Adult, Community, and Continuing Education. Section 7, For Women, Mostly, deals with balancing work and family; child care; and legal issues--maternity leave and sexual harassment. Sections 8-9, Veterans and Job Success, provide special information for veterans and job success skills. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adults, Career Education, Career Planning, Disabilities, Distance Education, Employed Women, Employer Employee Relationship, Employment Interviews, Employment Patterns, Job Application, Job Search Methods, Job Training, Occupational Information, Resumes (Personal), Self Evaluation (Individuals), Sexual Harassment, Student Financial Aid, Success, Tenure, Veterans, Vocational Education, Vocational Rehabilitation
Department of Workforce Services, Attn: Economic Data Analysis and Collection Unit, 140 E. 300 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84145-0249 ($0.45 or 25 copies for $10). Tel: 801-526-9245; Fax: 801-526-9238. For full text: http://wi.dws.state.ut.us/pubs/adultguide.htm.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Utah State Dept. of Workforce Services, Salt Lake City.
Identifiers - Location: Utah