December 31, 2007

December 31, 2007 - Career Guide to Industries

With the new year, many Americans might be making new year's resolutions to change jobs. Enter in the Bureau of Labor Statistics recent publication Career Guide to Industries 2008-09. This guide is a companion piece to the Occupational Outlook Handbook.

The resource is broken down by general industry, then provides information about that industry's occupations, expected job prospects, and earnings and working conditions. Industries include:

* Natural resources, construction, and utilities
* Manufacturing
* Trade
* Transportation
* Information
* Financial activities
* Professional and business services
* Leisure and hospitality
* Government and advocacy, grantmaking, and civic organizations, and

* Education and health services.