From accountant to zoologist, this new edition of The A-Z of Careers and Jobs is the one-stop guide for insightful guidance on more than 300 different career areas in the UK. It's quick and informative way to find out about what jobs and careers are out there, from traditional roles to brand new opportunities in the digital world. For those looking for their first job after school or university, or for anyone considering a change of career, this book provides reliable and up-to-date advice on a wide range of professions to help them choose the right path.
It covers practical issues such as the extent of job opportunities in each industry, what personal skills are needed, what experience is required, entry qualifications, training, as well as typical earnings and starting salaries. This book is designed to help identify what personal strengths fit to what kinds of work and what skills should be highlighted on a CV. It is also a valuable resource for careers advisers working in schools, colleges and universities who need to keep track of new developments - such as new roles and routes of entry, professional associations and exams - to offer the very best guidance to today's job hunters.