|Connecticut Career Paths 2010-2012 is your personal guide to career decision-making. This publication was created
to provide the information needed to help learners, from youth to adults, make informed decisions about their career choice and preparation.
While career development is particularly important for young people, individuals of all ages need access to information and guidance on careers. New technologies, heightened global competition, and the
information revolution are transforming the nature of work and careers. Individuals must have access to accurate and timely information so that they may become fully involved in their career choices.
Included in the Career Table is information on the projected job openings for the near future, education and training requirements, and the earning potential for each of the occupations for your chosen field.
This revised edition of Connecticut Career Paths 2010-2012 includes information on the knowledge base and fundamental skills that employers often look for in job candidates. In addition, each occupation has been
assigned to one of fi ve growth ranks, from "growing much faster than average" to "growing much slower than average" based on its ten-year (2008-18) growth rate.
The Connecticut Department of Labor and the State Department of Education are ready and willing to help, support and guide you through this important phase of your career planning. We wish you well as
you begin the journey to your future, and we are certain that the Connecticut Career Paths 2010-2012 will provide you with valuable insight to help plan a road map to your most rewarding career.