Job Tracks: 60 Great Careers has received the ForeWord Reviews’ Book of the Year Silver Award and 2013 Benjamin Franklin Awards Silver Finalist. This book is filled with unique and effective approaches for helping students find their career pathway! Featuring 60 careers from the 17 Career Pathways, this book allows young people hear first-hand from a person with the job: how they got it, what they do, what were the education and skills required, and “what I would have done differently!” There is something helpful for every student or job seeker, as author Carole Marsh says, “no matter what your personal, family, grade, financial, or other status.” These are careers that students need to know about, jobs for today and advice for tomorrow with timely information about a variety of exciting ways to “make a difference in the world, or at least a decent living! Plus, readers get the feel of what that career might actually be like-essential knowledge for that all-important decision!
Careers Curriculum, Essential Skills for the Real World of Work: There’s no other book that does a better job of sharing essential skills for the real business world, and explaining why they are essential! This book dishes out the subtleties, nuances, and in-between-the-lines considerations of job interviewers who are not only interested in candidates with essential skills, but are actually desperate for them! It includes a fun and effective scoring system to encourage students to rack up job-readiness skills long before they are required.