WorldCat Identities

Ferguson Publishing

Overview
Works: 149 works in 272 publications in 1 language and 31,504 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Handbooks and manuals  Directories  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author
Classifications: HF5381, 331.702
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ferguson Publishing
Encyclopedia of careers and vocational guidance( Book )

12 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in English and held by 2,738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides detailed facts and current statistics for over 750 occupations in more than 90 key career fields. Contains more than 500 photographs
The top 100 : the fastest-growing careers for the 21st century by Ferguson Publishing( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This handbook provides updates on job market information, with special attention to new technologies and the effects of globalization. It gives information on jobs projected to experience the fastest growth, the greatest opportunity, and the best earnings through 2018, according to statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor. It examines a wide range of industries, including computers, education, engineering, finance, food, health care, and more as well as job opportunities at various levels of skill and education. Each job article describes the job duties, required education, training, and skills, expected earnings and more
Careers in focus( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines many types of management careers, the experience and education they require, and the outlook for management positions in the future
Careers in focus( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides readers with a solid, comprehensive view of the work environments that exist for coaches & fitness professionals, including an overview, a history, training and education requirements, earnings, and outlook
Careers in focus( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes a variety of careers in social service, discussing the nature of the work, educational or training requirements, getting started, advancement possibilities, salary, employment outlook, and sources of more information
Careers in focus by Ferguson Publishing Co( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents nineteen careers in environmental fields, discussing job duties and requirements, work environment and potential employment situations, salary, advancement, future outlook, and additional sources of information
Careers in focus( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defines the top twenty-two careers in sports-related fields, discussing the nature of the work, educational or training requirements, getting started, advancement possibilities, salary, employment outlook, and sources of more information
Careers in focus by Ferguson Publishing( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The articles begin with an overview of the occupation, followed by history, a job description, requirements for preparation, ways to explore the field, potential employers, starting out, advancement paths, earnings, work environment, and outlook
Careers in focus( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses various career possibilities for those interested in photography
Professional ethics and etiquette( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at various personality types and how to expand these characteristics to be successful in business, discussing enthusiasm, fairness, and attentiveness
Ferguson career resource guide for people with disabilities( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays and annotated directories of organizations, films, publications, and other resources to assist people with disabilities navigate career- and job-search mazes
Careers in focus( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For each position, the authors include a brief overview and its history. Discussions of education, certifications, or licensing required; a detailed job description; salary; and the future outlook are also supplied
Careers in focus( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes in detail the career paths available to those interested in industry technology and engineering, including aerospace engineer, industrial designer, mechanical engineer, quality control engineer, and millwright
Careers in focus( Book )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines 21 careers in the area of medical technician
Careers in focus( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Careers in Focus: Mechanics, Third Edition covers 20 updated job profiles from this extensive field
Careers in focus( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes twenty careers in Earth science, discussing the nature of the work, educational or training requirements, getting started, advancement possibilities, salary, and employment outlook, and including a list of sources of more information
Discovering careers for your future by Ferguson Publishing( Book )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information about careers in fields related to the environment, and discusses the education and training required, earnings potential, and career outlook
Discovering careers for your future( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information about careers in space exploration--both on the Earth and in space--and discusses the education and training required, earnings potential, and career outlook
Discovering careers for your future( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information about construction careers, and discusses education and training required, earnings potential, and career outlook
Discovering careers for your future( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lists popular career paths that involve adventure and thrill, including air marshall, bounty hunter, and stunt performer, and provides information on the education, training, and earnings of each profession
 
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Associated Subjects
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Encyclopedia of careers and vocational guidance
Alternative Names

controlled identityFacts on File, Inc.

controlled identityJ.G. Ferguson Publishing Company

Facts on File, Inc. Ferguson Publishing

Ferguson (Firm)

Ferguson's (Firm)

Languages
English (73)

Covers
The top 100 : the fastest-growing careers for the 21st centuryCareers in focusCareers in focusCareers in focusCareers in focusCareers in focusCareers in focusCareers in focus