This book provides insider's tips for success in the computer industry.The Department of Labor estimates demand for computer scientists at 135,000 a year, and strong demand for trained computer specialists will continue through 2014, according to the Commission on Professionals in Science and Technology. For those who dream of pursuing a career as a software engineer or a Web designer, ""Ferguson Career Coach: Managing Your Career in the Computer Industry"" is packed with tips for success in this lucrative field. With sound advice from professionals, career strategies, insider secrets, and more, readers will find the tools they need to achieve career success in any area of computers they choose.The chapters include: Plan for Success; Job Search Strategies; Tools for Success; Getting Your Foot in the Door; Marketing Yourself for Success; and, Succeeding in the Workplace.
Shelly Field is the owner of The Shelly Field Organization, a public relations and management firm specializing in celebrity clients in the music, sports, and entertainment industries. She is a career consultant to educational institutions, employment agencies, corporations, libraries, women's groups, and individuals. She frequently lectures on empowerment and various career-oriented subjects. Field is also the author of Career Opportunities in the Sports Industry, Third Edition; Career Opportunities in the Music Industry, Fifth Edition; Career Opportunities in Health Care, Third Edition; and numerous other career-counseling guides for Facts On File and Checkmark Books. She resides in New York.