ISBN-10:
0841235252
ISBN-13:
9780841235250
Pub. Date:
05/04/2000
Publisher:
American Chemical Society
Career Management for Scientists and Engineers

Career Management for Scientists and Engineers

by John K. BorchardtJohn K. Borchardt

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Overview

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: 05/04/2000
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



1. Defining Your Career
PART I. PROFESSIONAL SKILLS
2. Personal Productivity
3. Writing Skills
4. Oral Presentation Skills
5. Professional Networking Skills
6. Creativity and Decision Making
7. Interpersonal Skills
PART II. TODAY'S NEW WORKING WORLD
8. The Reengineered Workplace
9. Your Workday World
10. Alternative Career Options
11. Maintaining Marketability
PART III. JOB HUNTING
12. The Evolving Techniques of Job Hunting
13. Writing Your Resumes
14. Resume Cover Letters
15. Working With Your References
16. Employment Interviewing
17. Assessing Job Offers and Negotiating Better Terms
PART IV. BACK TO THE BEGINNING
18. Career Assessment and Planning
Index

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