ERIC Number: ED394040
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Engineering Your Job Search: A Job-Finding Resource for Engineering Professionals.
This guide, which is intended for engineering professionals, explains how to use up-to-date job search techniques to design and conduct an effective job hunt. The first 11 chapters discuss the following steps in searching for a job: handling a job loss; managing time and financial resources while conducting a full-time job search; using objective self-evaluation techniques to assess skills, experience, and interests; researching the job market; setting up and conducting an efficient job search; accessing job resources electronically; networking with the people with the power to make a job offer; selecting and using the best possible resume and cover letter; learning the skills required to have a good job interview (making a good first impression, answering tough questions, managing various job interview styles, and following up); preparing for and taking preemployment tests; and conducting salary negotiations with confidence and competence. Chapter 12 contains the following resource materials: an 89-item bibliography; phone numbers of the 54 state and territorial engineering licensing boards; names/addresses of 41 engineering and technological societies; names/addresses of 53 state and territorial employment service offices; sample resumes; and sample job contact record. (MN)
Descriptors: Career Education, Certification, Employment Interviews, Employment Opportunities, Employment Services, Engineers, Information Networks, Information Sources, Internet, Job Search Methods, Labor Market, Money Management, Occupational Information, Occupational Tests, Professional Associations, Records (Forms), Resource Materials, Resumes (Personal), Self Evaluation (Individuals), Social Networks, Stress Management, Test Wiseness, Unemployment
Professional Publications, Inc., 1250 Fifth Avenue, Belmont, CA 94002.
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Derived from "Job Search Strategies for Professionals," Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor.