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Ludden, LaVerne 1949-

Overview
Works: 34 works in 108 publications in 1 language and 12,009 library holdings
Genres: Classification  Dictionaries  Handbooks and manuals  Directories  Periodicals  Abstracts 
Roles: Author
Classifications: HF5381, 331.702
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by LaVerne Ludden
The O*NET dictionary of occupational titles by J. Michael Farr( )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 2,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alphabetical listing of occupations with brief job descriptions
Best jobs for the 21st century by J. Michael Farr( )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 2,007 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."
300 best jobs without a four-year degree by J. Michael Farr( )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,930 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
200 best jobs for college graduates by J. Michael Farr( )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles two hundred jobs for people with college degrees, from associate to doctoral and professional, describing each one's duties, required education and skills, earnings, number of openings, outlook, and courses needed to prepare
Guide for occupational exploration by J. Michael Farr( )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,116 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
Job savvy : how to be a success at work by LaVerne Ludden( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will help you avoid many common pitfalls of any new job
Enhanced occupational outlook handbook by J. Michael Farr( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains detailed descriptions of over 250 major occupations in the U.S. economy, discussing the nature of the work, working conditions, job requirements, employment outlook, and earnings potential; each followed by brief information about similar occupations
Franchise opportunities handbook : a complete guide for people who want to start their own franchise by LaVerne Ludden( Book )

10 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Povides information on understanding the franchise industry and details on about 1,500 franchise companies
Back to school : a college guide for adults by LaVerne Ludden( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filled with practical advice, selt-assessment exercises, and lots of tips and techniques for improving your chances of success. Will teach you how to: clarify your career and college objectives, select the college and program that's right for you, qualify for financial aid and loans, get credit for life and work experience, juggle the demands of work, family and school, reduce the time required to get your college degree
The enhanced occupational outlook handbook( )

in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Supervisor savvy by LaVerne Ludden( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 156 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
Be your own business! : the definitive guide to entrepreneurial success( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helps you successfully start your own business
Luddens' adult guide to colleges and universities by LaVerne Ludden( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 150 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)
300 best jobs without a four-year degree( )

in English and held by 149 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
Mind your own business! : getting started as an entrepreneur by LaVerne Ludden( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 123 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 58 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 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Franchise opportunities handbook( )

in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide for Occupational Exploration, 3E : a Simple Commonsense Way to Explore Career Options Based on Your Interests by J. Michael Farr( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 17 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
 
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The O*NET dictionary of occupational titles
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Best jobs for the 21st century300 best jobs without a four-year degree200 best jobs for college graduatesGuide for occupational explorationJob savvy : how to be a success at workEnhanced occupational outlook handbookFranchise opportunities handbook : a complete guide for people who want to start their own franchiseBack to school : a college guide for adults
Alternative Names
Ludden, LaVerne L.

Languages
English (92)