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Trying to Figure Out the Best Job for You? Check Out These “Best Jobs” Titles! May 28, 2009

Filed under: Uncategorized — svref @ 9:00 am

Our library has many people that are looking for employment opportunities – whether it’s self-employment or a traditional “9-to-5”.  The library has “Best Jobs” titles that will help you to figure out the type of employment best suited to your personality:


~Best Jobs for the 21st Century.  2009.  by Michael Farr and Laurence Shatkin.  331.702 F.

This title covers pay, growth rate, demographic information, personality type, major tasks and esponsibilities, and education and training required for more than five hundred jobs, and provides a list of the sixty-five best jobs.


~200 Best Jobs for College Graduates. 2009. by Michael Farr and Laurence Shatkin. 331.702 T

This title presents ists of the best jobs broken down by interests, growth, and salary, and then expands on each job in a second section with statistics, necessary skills, education, training, and work environment.




~150 Best Jobs for a Better World.  2008.  by the editors @ JIST and Laurence Shatkin. 331.702 O

This title presents details of pay, responsibilities, training and skill required, working conditions, and outlook for one hundred and fifty jobs that contribute to improving the world’s health, education, social and cultural well-being, and safety.


~200 Best Jobs for Introverts.  2008. By the editors @ JIST and Laurence Shatkin.  331.702 T

This title presents a list of jobs for people who prefer to work alone, providing a job description, expected earnings, potential future demand, necessary skills, education, and training for each position.



~150 Best Jobs for Your Skills. 2008. By Michael Farr and Laurence Shatkin ; foreword by Linda Kobylarz.  331.702 O

This titles helps you to hone in particular aspects of your personality, and then suggests jobs that may suit you.



~225 Best Jobs for Baby Boomers.  2008.  By Michael Farr and Laurence Shatkin. 331.702F 

This title focuses on Baby Boomers – people born between 1946 and 1964.  This is a huge section of our society, with many approaching retirement!  Many are looking to be entrepreneurs, or continue to work.  It addresses theire specific work needs, and suggests jobs tailored to their needs.


The library have quite a few more similar “Best Jobs” titles.  Come by, or look them up online!


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