Building a Winning Career in a Technical Profession: 20 Strategies for Success After College
By: David L. Goetsch (author)Paperback
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Based on research with 200 accomplished professionals, Building a Winning Career in a Technical Profession offers twenty proven ways to build and sustain a successful technical career. Using a very practical approach, it examines specific "soft skills" that complement technical course work, and demonstrates how to learn and implement strategies such as integrity, perseverance, public speaking, leadership, and negotiating to take one to the top of their profession. Complete with success stories, discussion cases and insightful tips, it serves as an excellent reference, tailored specifically to technical professionals, and provides a road map for building a winning career.
1. Make Integrity Your Hallmark 2. Become an Effective Communicator 3. Become a Leader In Your Organization 4. Set High Expectations for Yourself and Develop a Plan for Achieving Them 5. Identify Positive Role Models and Learn from Them 6. Be an Effective Team Player and Team Builder 7. Be a Positive Change Agent 8. Project a Winning Image 9. Become an Effective Negotiator 10. Apply Self-Discipline and Time Management 11. Never Just Pass the Time-Use It 12. Learn to be Customer-Driven 13. Develop and Apply a Can-Do Attitude and Seek Responsibility 14. Don't Just Plan-Execute 15. Become an Effective Public Speaker 16. Become an Effective Problem Solver and Critical Thinker 17. Learn How to Manage Conflict and Deal Effectively with Difficult People 18. Be a Mentor to Team Members and Your Boss 19. Learn to Balance Work and the Rest of Your Life 20. Persevere Through Difficult Times-Don't Quit and Never Give Up APPENDIX A: SAMPLE RESUMES APPENDIX B: JOB SEEKING TIPS APPENDIX C: INTERVIEWING TIPS
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