Career Renewal: Tools for Scientists and Technical Professionals

Career Renewal: Tools for Scientists and Technical Professionals

by Stephen Rosen, Celia Paul



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780125970600
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 10/01/1997
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.06(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.93(d)

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The Job You Want Is Out There

Table of Contents

Career Transformations. Career Well Being: Your Career Well Being. Internal Hindrances to Career Transitions. Trained Incapacity Among Professionals. Even the Best of Times. Beyond Credentialism. Greener Pastures? On Behalf of Integrity, Ambition, and Self-Marketing. Career Renewal: What to Ask Yourself When Developing a Career. Career Decision-Making Patterns. Values: Personal Priorities. Skills. A Preliminary Career Check-List: Taking Your Temperature. Non-Traditional Careers Using Science/Technology Skills. Your Interests: Future Skills Development. Career Options Exploration Research and Trend-Tracking. Quintessential Informational Interviews. Biographies are Better than Resumes for Contacts. Exponential Interviews, Mentors, Recruiters, and Career Counselors. Job Search Research: Get Real Before You Go Virtual. Letters: Cover, Contact, Thank You, Unorthodox. The Lengthy Process of Resume R&D. Preparation for Job Interviews, Negotiations, and Decisions. Career Transition Update: Where Are You Now? Good Career Planning Habits and Hygiene. Appendices: Career Search Selection Criteria. Total Compensation Summary Checklist. Reference/Research Material. Selected Books to Help You Explore Your Career Options. Use and Misuse of the Internet for Career Transitions. An Actual Online Search by a Real Scientist Undergoing a Real Career Transition. Subject Index.

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