Ready for Takeoff! A Winning Process for Launching Your Engineering Career
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Description: Ready for Takeoff is an appropriate companion text for all courses in engineering, and for engineering professionals.Your career in Engineering is about to take off.There is simply no other book on the market like Ready for Takeoff. Author Dean Millar uses plain English, specific examples, and insights from industry experts to explain the steps you need to take to identify, and then go after, The engineering job that's right for you.Part I of this unique book starts by helping you assess your own unique skills and abilities and understand how they match opportunities in the job market. The author then explains the basics of a successful job hunt, including how to write a resume that sells your skills, using your university's career center to your advantage, and nailing the interview. Part II offers career advice and expectations from 32 industry insiders like CEOs and Engineering Directors, and explores career development. Finally, Part III covers the finer points of success in your field such as leadership, motivation, teamwork, and interpersonal skills.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $36.60
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 8/19/2010
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
|Pre-Employment Success: Understanding Yourself and Getting the Right Job|
|Introduction and Your Four-Year Plan of Career Development|
|Important Life Realities|
|Self-Analysis: Your First Career Step|
|Market Research: Engineering Opportunities|
|Your Resume and Cover Letter|
|Your University's Career Center|
|Organizing and Executing Your Job Search|
|The Successful Interview|
|Professional Functions and Opportunities|
|Overview of Industry: Executive Panel|
|Engineering Professionalism, Ethics, and Responsibility|
|Academic Careers and Graduate School|
|Becoming a Global Citizen|
|Personal and Professional Success Skills|
|Self Reliance, Planning, and Time Management|
|Empowerment and Motivation|
|Teamwork in Industry|
|Effective Writing and Presentation Skills|
|Transition to Industry|
|Recommended Reading for Success|