Critics Say...

The Encyclopedia of Career Change and Work Issues

“Whether you are starting your career, are in early or mid-career, are looking to make a career change, or are in a position to counsel others about careers, Lawrence Jones’s Encyclopedia of Career Change and Work Issues is a worthwhile source to consult.” Book Reviews, IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication

 “Employers, supervisors, career counselors, high school and college students alike can all make use of this valuable encyclopedia. Whether you are choosing a career or job hunting, coping with job-related harassment or discrimination, worried about work hazards, or planning your retirement, you will find this a useful source of information . . . no other reference work covers as broad a spectrum of contemporary work-related issues . . .” -- American Libraries

 Outstanding Reference Source Award-- American Libraries

Job Skills for the 21st Century

“The author makes a compelling case for the importance of job skills in today’s competitive climate, elaborates the nature of the foundation and special skills involved, and shows how these skills can be developed.”-- National Association for Industry-Education Cooperation Newsletter

 “Will you be able to succeed in the job market? Jones has written a rousing “how-to” skills improvement and career guidance manual . . . Libraries needing to refresh their career development collection will find Job Skills a creative and energizing addition.” -- Booklist

 “In industry today, where jobs are routinely re-engineered, where employees are changing jobs frequently, where training and education costs are rising, and where the pace of change is increasingly dramatic, defined job skills help employers and employees gauge their own training and education skills.

Job Skills for the 21st Century will show you how your job skills are the key to success, and how you can build them to succeed in life.” -- Jim Burge, Corporate Vice President, Motorola (appointed by Congress to the National Skill Standards Board).