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About the Author

Laurence Shatkin, Ph.D., has 30 years in the career information field, presents and blogs on jobs, and is the author of many career books, including 50 Best Jobs for Your Personality. After a career teaching writing at several colleges, he helped Educational Testing Service develop the SIGI PLUS computer-based career information system and oversaw its annual update. Working as a consultant, Laurence developed the Career Oasis system for a university in Saudi Arabia. He is past president of the Association of Computer-based Systems for Career Information. As a leading occupational expert, Dr. Shatkin is in-demand by the media. He shares his knowledge and insights on national news programs, in online articles, and in major print publications

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Jist Works (May 1, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1593578644
  • ISBN-13: 978-1593578640
  • Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 6.2 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 9.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #340,905 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Over the past 35 years, I have established a reputation as one of the nation's leading career information experts. I appear regularly on national news programs and in major print publications to share my expertise about trends in the world of work. I also present often at career development conferences. In addition to writing books, I have been an award-winning career information systems developer.

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Sarah on August 11, 2014
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One thing that I appreciated about this guide was that it didn't pretend to be some magical cure for your hesitation about choosing a major. It's a big commitment, and the author didn't act as if he had some miraculous key to finding the right one.
Instead, the book leads you through several exercizes that attempt to gauge your interests through different methods, some of which I'd never considered.
One thing I will caution possible future users about is the info in the back of the book on salary and job growth rates. I don't know how often it's updated in the book, but it's the same type of info that's on the Occupational Outlook Handbook, which is updated annually and put out by the department of labor, so I would double-check any stats there.
The book also suggests at one point that you consider your Holland Type, but doesn't provide a Holland quiz, so again, you have to find your own online.
In the end, the book is solid but not the only resource you should use, and I would not recommend buying it if you can borrow it.
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By Survivor on August 11, 2015
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Reprints general information on the content of college majors and the occupational outlook for various majors. You can get all of this information for free from the website of your kid's college.
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5 of 8 people found the following review helpful By ifrog on December 7, 2012
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This book has been very helpful with a few kids in our family trying to make college decisions. Worth having.
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By KIMBERLY A. on December 8, 2014
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