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Career management for scientists and engineers

Author: John K Borchardt
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : American Chemical Society ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The text covers professional skills required and helpful in today's working world, as well as career options available for scientists and engineers, writing resumes and cover letters, interviewing, and planning for career change.
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Borchardt, John K., 1946-
Career management for scientists and engineers.
[Washington, D.C.] : American Chemical Society New York : Oxford University Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606480504
Online version:
Borchardt, John K., 1946-
Career management for scientists and engineers.
[Washington, D.C.] : American Chemical Society New York : Oxford University Press, 2000
(OCoLC)607129518
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John K Borchardt
ISBN: 0841235252 9780841235250
OCLC Number: 41266076
Description: viii, 258 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1 Defining Your Career 3 --
Part I Professional Skills 13 --
2 Personal Productivity 15 --
3 Writing Skills 29 --
4 Oral Presentation Skills 48 --
5 Professional Networking Skills 62 --
6 Creativity and Decision Making 68 --
7 Interpersonal Skills 85 --
Part II Today's New Working World 105 --
8 Reengineered Workplace 107 --
9 Your Workday World 118 --
10 Alternative Career Options 128 --
11 Maintaining Marketability 142 --
Part III Job Hunting 149 --
12 Evolving Techniques of Job Hunting 151 --
13 Writing Your Resumes 157 --
14 Resume Cover Letters 186 --
15 Working with Your References 198 --
16 Employment Interviewing 206 --
17 Assessing Job Offers and Negotiating Better Terms 231 --
Part IV Back to the Beginning 243 --
18 Career Assessment and Planning 245.
Responsibility: John K. Borchardt.
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