A practical resource book on locating and obtaining engineering jobs throughout your career, the Guide will teach you the skills you need to prosper in today's technical job market. Locate the great jobs and conduct electronic job searches, write a new "searchable" resume that showcases your education an experience to best effect, become more familiar with "networking", and learn how to create and use a career network. Apply knowledge on how to properly transition from school to work, reearch prospective employers, and effectively interview and negotiate job offers. With these skills, you will be employable for life!
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Appendices include a self assessment guide, statistics on industries that employ electrial engineers, sample resumes, a breakdown of engineering compensation by region, specialty, industry, function, and metropolitan area, a list of professional societies in the electrical, electronics and computer engineering fields, and bibliographies of resources in print and on the Internet.
What Do Fellow Engineers Have to Say About the Guide?
"This book should be required reading for every graduating engineer, every engineer over the age of forty, and every engineer who has thoughts about becoming self-employed. It is quite simply the best book on the market today about engineering career management." Ed Safford, Lockheed Martin Senior Engineering Staff.
"I would describe this guide to lifelong engineering employment as the single most succinct, useful, and hard-hitting book on the topic I have ever read." Larry Stern, IBM project manager.
Last Update: 19 July
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