Since its launch in 2004, "Careers" has taken the careers world by storm. The annual careers directory combines innovative and engaging design with the very best occupations information. Developed in consultation with young people and their advisers, it aims to inspire readers to take a proactive approach to their careers research, as well as inform them of the wide range of opportunities available. The directory focuses on providing concise details so as not to overwhelm the reader and each occupation entry answers the key questions young people have identified as being most important when considering their options: Which career will suit me? What will the career involve? How much can I hope to earn? What qualifications and skills will I need? What will the working conditions be? Will the studying be worthwhile? What is the career's future outlook?
Key features of "Careers" include: coverage of more than 400 separate occupation entries and over 750 careers; eye-catching design to engage readers' interest; compilation by a team of career specialists, led by Jan Champney; occupations organised alphabetically within 'careers clusters' (with additional CRCI and CLCI coding), to encourage users to consider the full range of opportunities; coverage of a broad and diverse range of careers from Architect and Teacher to Wedding Consultant and Roadie; 30 case studies, which provide an insider's view of a range of careers; and, an index of jobs according to level of entry.