Career Management for Scientists and Engineers

Career Management for Scientists and Engineers

by John K. Borchardt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0841235252

ISBN-13: 9780841235250

Pub. Date: 05/28/2000

Publisher: American Chemical Society

This book will be an important resource for both new graduates and mid-career scientists, engineers, and technicians. Through taking stock of existing or desired skills and goals, it provides both general advice and concrete examples to help assess a current job situation or prospect, and to effectively pursue and attain new ones. Many examples of properly adapted…  See more details below

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This book will be an important resource for both new graduates and mid-career scientists, engineers, and technicians. Through taking stock of existing or desired skills and goals, it provides both general advice and concrete examples to help assess a current job situation or prospect, and to effectively pursue and attain new ones. Many examples of properly adapted resumes and interview techniques, as well as plenty of practical advice about adaptation to new workplace cultural paradigms, such as team-based management, make this book an invaluable reference for the professional scientist in today's volatile job market.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780841235250
Publisher:
American Chemical Society
Publication date:
05/28/2000
Series:
American Chemical Society Publication Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1Defining Your Career3
Part IProfessional Skills13
2Personal Productivity15
3Writing Skills29
4Oral Presentation Skills48
5Professional Networking Skills62
6Creativity and Decision Making68
7Interpersonal Skills85
Part IIToday's New Working World105
8The Reengineered Workplace107
9Your Workday World118
10Alternative Career Options128
11Maintaining Marketability142
Part IIIJob Hunting149
12The Evolving Techniques of Job Hunting151
13Writing Your Resumes157
14Resume Cover Letters186
15Working with Your References198
16Employment Interviewing206
17Assessing Job Offers and Negotiating Better Terms231
Part IVBack to the Beginning243
18Career Assessment and Planning245
Index253

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