Computers and Programming

Computers and Programming

by Lisa McCoy
     
 

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Computer systems design and related services are predicted to be among the fastest-growing industries in the years to come, and qualified people will be indispensable in an ever-expanding array of fields.

Written from an insider's perspective, each Career Launcher book explains the ins and outs that professionals must know in order to succeed. With details on the

Overview

Computer systems design and related services are predicted to be among the fastest-growing industries in the years to come, and qualified people will be indispensable in an ever-expanding array of fields.

Written from an insider's perspective, each Career Launcher book explains the ins and outs that professionals must know in order to succeed. With details on the history, practices, standards, jargon, and emerging trends of each industry, these handy guides are perfect for anyone looking to jump-start his or her career. Each volume covers

A capsule history of the industry from its earliest roots to the present

A snapshot of employment, wages and emerging trends, as well as key events, leaders, and other industry forces

A no-nonsense look at the industry's key jobs

Advice for establishing a positive, professional reputation: producing high-quality work; and planning your career path

An in-depth glossary of industry jargon

Directories of key publications, Web sites, schools, training programs, and other resources to help manage your career

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816079506
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/01/2010
Series:
Career Launcher Series
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

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