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Ludden, LaVerne 1949-

Overview
Works: 36 works in 97 publications in 1 language and 14,251 library holdings
Genres: Classification  Dictionaries  Directories  Handbooks and manuals  Periodicals  Abstracts 
Roles: Author
Classifications: HF5381, 331.702
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Most widely held works by LaVerne Ludden
Best jobs for the 21st century by J. Michael Farr( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nearly 500 job descriptions; over 200 best jobs lists. Explore career options with helpful lists of jobs with the best pay, fastest growth, most openings. Discover the best jobs by education level, interests, and personality type; for women, men, the self-employed, part-timers, workers 16-24, workers 55 and older. Pinpoint jobs with the most workers and highest pay in all 50 states, plus 30 metropolitan areas."
The O*NET dictionary of occupational titles by Inc JIST Works( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alphabetical listing of occupations with brief job descriptions
Enhanced occupational outlook handbook by J. Michael Farr( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the only reference book that combines the three most valuable and authoritative sources of occupational information: the 2004-2005 OOH job descriptions, plus related job descriptions from the O*NET and the dictionary of occupational titles (DOT)
Franchise opportunities handbook : a complete guide for people who want to start their own franchise by LaVerne Ludden( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Povides information on understanding the franchise industry and details on about 1,500 franchise companies
300 best jobs without a four-year degree by J. Michael Farr( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pt. 1. The best jobs lists : jobs that don't require a four-year degree -- Best jobs overall : jobs with the highest pay, fastest growth and most openings -- Best jobs with high percentages of workers age 16-24, workers age 55 and over, part-time workers, self-employed workers, women, and men -- Best jobs based on levels of education, training, and experience -- Best jobs based on personality types -- Best jobs based on interests -- pt. 2. Descriptions of the 2300 best jobs that don't require a four-year degree
Guide for occupational exploration by J. Michael Farr( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solid research supports exploring career and learning options based on interests! The original GOE, created by the U.S. Department of Labor, uses an intuitive process to relate general interests to career and learning options. Countless students, job seekers, and career changers have explored career and learning options using the GOE
200 best jobs for college graduates by J. Michael Farr( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You invested time in college, so make it pay off. Identify the best jobs that may be right for you, with good earnings and growth potential
Back to school : a college guide for adults by LaVerne Ludden( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This guide for working adults who are considering returning to school to get a college degree is illustrated with charts provides worksheets, offers case studies which personalize the material, and includes "description" boxes (icons) that highlight nontraditional degree programs offered by various schools. Chapter 1 discusses how to overcome doubts common to most adults contemplating a return to school. Chapter 2 discusses the relationship between a college degree and one's career. A career model and worksheets identify the values and skills needed to achieve identified goals. In Chapter 3 terms and concepts important to understanding how colleges are organized and operated are defined, including the accreditation process, majors, and traditional and nontraditional degree programs. Several strategies for shortening the time needed to complete a degree are suggested in Chapter 4. Financial issues are examined in Chapter 5; and Chapter 6 reviews the college selection process. Chapters 7 discusses balancing college with family, social life, and work, and time management. Chapter 8 reviews skills, such as cooperative learning and study, writing skills, and basic study and test-taking techniques, needed in college. Appended are descriptions of 240 colleges and universities that offer degree programs designed to meet the needs of working adults. (Jls)
Job savvy : how to be a success at work by LaVerne Ludden( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Succeeding on any job isn't simple. Most people get fired at least once during their working lives. Many others are unhappy or underemployed, have conflicts with bosses or coworkers, or are passed over for raises and promotions. Job Savvy is about keeping a job and getting ahead
The enhanced occupational outlook handbook( )

in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Job savvy : how to be a success at work by LaVerne Ludden( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will help you avoid many common pitfalls of any new job
Job savvy : how to be a success at work by LaVerne Ludden( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Supervisor savvy by LaVerne Ludden( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A no-nonsense approach to effectively supervising younger workers, immigrants, welfare-to-work participants, workers with disabilities, ex-offenders, older workers, and temporary workers
300 best jobs without a four-year degree( )

in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Explore and compare '300 Best Job Options'. Good jobs exist for people without a four-year degree, and this book helps you identify the best options. It ranks the best jobs by level of training and education, including on-the-job training (short-term, moderate-term, and long-term); work experience in a related job; postsecondary vocational training; associate degree; apprenticeship; and military training" -- back cover
Luddens' adult guide to colleges and universities by LaVerne Ludden( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This guide provides information on nearly 500 adult-oriented colleges and universities, and includes descriptions of nontraditional programs such as guided study, distance learning, correspondence, and televised programs. Two introductory chapters provide information on going back to school and selecting a college. Chapter 1 discusses issues such as doubt about returning to school; how long it will take and how much it will cost; balancing family, work, and school; and explains both traditional and nontraditional programs. Chapter 2 focuses on identifying, evaluating, and selecting a college, and includes a checklist for comparing colleges. The directory is listed in alphabetical order with each entry including data on nontraditional degree programs offered, extended classroom sites, admissions requirements, fees, tuition and costs, financial aid, prior-learning credits, and special services for adult students. Appended are a list of colleges by state, a list of colleges with external and distance learning programs, and a list of universities offering doctoral programs representing a total of more than 2,500 institutions of higher learning. (Jls)
Be your own business! : the definitive guide to entrepreneurial success( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helps you successfully start your own business
Mind your own business! : getting started as an entrepreneur by LaVerne Ludden( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Directory of franchise opportunities : a handbook for assisting entrepreneurs and franchise investors( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Job savvy : how to be a success at work by LaVerne Ludden( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed for a working person or one who soon plans to enter the world of work, this handbook and its companion instructor's guide are about keeping a job and getting ahead. Based on research into what employers actually look for in the people who succeed or fail, this handbook is designed to develop critical job survival skills, increase productivity, and improve job satisfaction and success. Using a workbook approach, many activities are provided to reinforce key points and develop new job survival skills and plans. The narrative uses graphics, many examples, checklists, case studies, and section summaries. Eleven chapters cover the following topics in the workbook as well as the instructor's guide: understanding the employment relationship; first day on the job; making a good impression; punctuality and attendance; learning to do the job; knowing oneself; getting along with the supervisor; getting along with other workers; problem-solving skills; ethics and doing the right thing; and getting ahead on the job. In addition to these topics the instructor's guide has information on the problem solving approach and how to deal with problem students. Detailed material on planning and contains ideas for both classroom and workshop instruction and suggestions for many additional activities. One-page worksheets suitable for reproduction are included. (Ylb)
Dictionary of instructional programs and careers by J. Michael Farr( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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300 best jobs without a four-year degree
Alternative Names
Ludden, LaVerne L.

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The O*NET dictionary of occupational titlesEnhanced occupational outlook handbookFranchise opportunities handbook : a complete guide for people who want to start their own franchise300 best jobs without a four-year degreeGuide for occupational exploration200 best jobs for college graduatesBack to school : a college guide for adultsJob savvy : how to be a success at work