Real World Careers

Why College Is Not the Only Path to Becoming Rich
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Author(s): Betsy Cummings
Original Publish Date: May 30, 2009
Product Number: EB00279781
Released: Apr 10, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780446599399
Publisher: Business Plus
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Description

The most provocative business book of the year is the ultimate guide to having a great career and financial security -- even if you haven't graduated with a college degree. With so much emphasis in society on the importance of finishing college, Real World Careers is filled with inspirational stories of people who skipped college or left early, launched successful careers and were able to accelerate their earnings potential. From information technology to construction, blue collar to business startups, many jobs offer excellent pay and personal fulfillment and don't require a college degree. Written by an award-winning business journalist, this book also provides information on: -the vocational and trade schools that are a faster, -more strategic road to landing work -flexible and incentive-based careers that don't require a college degree -the option of entrepreneurship -overcoming preconceptions -and much more.

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