Occupational Outlook Handbook

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Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1998 - Occupations

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Page vii - Results of earlier surveys of this area are also available from BLS regional offices, the Division of Compensation Data Analysis and Planning, or at the BLS Internet site. Material in this bulletin is in the public domain and, with appropriate credit, may be reproduced without permission. This information will be made available to sensory impaired individuals upon request. Voice phone: (202) 691-5200; Federal Relay Service: 1-800-877-8339.
Page 25 - Employment of industrial engineers is expected to grow about as fast as the average for all occupations through the year 2005, making for favorable opportunities.
Page 144 - Employment of police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers is expected to grow more slowly than the average for all occupations.
Page 370 - International Association and the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry of the United States and Canada.
Page 126 - Examples of administrative agencies relevant to the health research context include the Food and Drug Administration, the National Institutes of Health, and the Department of Health and Human Services.
Page 252 - Information about a career as a life insurance agent also is available from: ••National Association of Life Underwriters, 1922 F St. NW.. Washington. DC 20006. For information about insurance sales careers in independent agencies and brokerages, contact: ••Independent Insurance Agents of America, 127 S. Peyton St., Alexandria. VA 22314.
Page 291 - Most job openings will result from the need to replace those who transfer to other occupations or leave the labor force.
Page 87 - They frequently specialize in a particular operation such as oxidation or polymerization. Others specialize in a particular area such as pollution control or the production of a specific product like automotive plastics or chlorine bleach.
Page 85 - These programs prepare students for practical design and production work rather than for jobs that require more theoretical, scientific and mathematical knowledge. Graduates of 4year technology programs may get jobs similar to those obtained by graduates with a bachelor's degree in engineering. Some employers regard them as having skills between those of a technician and an engineer. Graduate training is essential for engineering faculty positions but is not required for the majority of entry-level...
Page 209 - Cardiovascular technologists and technicians must be reliable, have mechanical aptitude, and be able to follow detailed instructions. A pleasant, relaxed manner for putting patients at ease is an asset.

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