Get Your IT Career in Gear!

Get Your IT Career in Gear!

by Leslie Jaye Goff

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Overview

Get Your IT Career in Gear! by Leslie Jaye Goff

More than just a guide to getting an IT job, this essential resource shows you how to establish and sustain your IT career. You'll get details on the hard technical skills, soft skills, work ethic, values, and disposition that IT managers are looking for in candidates for a range of IT roles, as well as advice on possible career paths.About the Author:Leslie Jaye Goff is a freelance writer who has been covering IT career and workplace issues for more than 15 years. She is a regular contributor to Computerworld, and has written for The New York Times, CIO, Information Week, Red Herring, and other national publications.

Leslie Jaye Goff (New York, NY) has been writing about IT careers and management since 1986, most recently as a freelance writer for Computerworld, Catalog Age's I-Merchant, Internet Week, Information Week, CIO and other computer publications and Web sites.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780072126839
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne
Publication date: 05/28/2001
Pages: 401
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.95(d)

About the Author

Leslie Jaye Goff (New York, NY) has been writing about IT careers and management since 1986, most recently as a freelance writer for Computerworld, Catalog Age's I-Merchant, Internet Week, Information Week, CIO and other computer publications and Web sites.

Table of Contents

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Introduction.

Part I: Brave New World.

Chapter 1: Dispelling the Myths of the IT Profession.

Chapter 2: Ten-Plus Applications that Shook the World.

Chapter 3: The House That IT Built.

Part II: Start Me Up.

Chapter 4: Start Me Up in Applications Development and Database Jobs.

Chapter 5: Start Me Up in Networking and Infrastructure Jobs.

Chapter 6: Start Me Up in Operations and End-User Support Jobs.

Chapter 7: Start Me Up in E-Business and Internet Jobs.

Chapter 8. Start Me Up in IT Management.

Part III: Hot Pockets.

Chapter 9: Hot Projects.

Chapter 10: Hot Industries.

Chapter 11: Hot Locations.

Part IV: How to Get There From Here.

Chapter 12: The Skills that Thrill: Getting the Training You Need to Maintain Your Marketability.

Chapter 13: On the Market: Finding and Pursuing Your Next Opportunity.

Chapter 14: Land of Opportunity: Evaluating IT Job Offers, Employers, and Prospects.

Chapter 15: Keep IT Rolling: Sustaining Your Career Momentum.

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