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ERIC Number: ED394040
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 154
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-912045-81-7
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)
Professional Publications, Inc., 1250 Fifth Avenue, Belmont, CA 94002.
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: Derived from "Job Search Strategies for Professionals," Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor.