By Floretta M. Bush, PhD
Executive Director, OC Continuing Education
When deciding upon a career, a number of factors should be considered. Among those factors are your interests and abilities, and whether a job will be waiting for you when you complete your training. Most of us have career interests, and some of us know our true abilities, but very few of us do much homework about the jobs that are out there. For example, job availability never crossed my mind as a teen entering college to study journalism.
In my own defense, career information wasn’t all that plentiful at my small, rural high school. But that’s not the case anymore. Career information has never been more plentiful or accessible. That’s right. It’s all on the Internet. All it takes is a little bit of research to turn up information ranging from the occupations with the highest growth, to working…
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