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Career Advancement and Survival for Engineers

Career Advancement and Survival for Engineers

John A. Hoschette

ISBN: 978-0-471-01727-1 July 1994 216 Pages


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Describes several proven techniques that have helped people get ahead and stay there. Provides excellent guidelines on managing your career, obtaining promotions and setting long range goals. Advancing in product-oriented and functional matrix organizations, determining how job performance is measured in your company, how to find and develop good mentors, generating career advancing ideas, understanding what occurs during takeovers, mergers and work force reductions are among the topics covered.
Partial table of contents:

Are You in Control of Your Career?.

The Company Structure--Is It Working for or Against You?.

The Engineering Process in Your Company--Learning the Ropes.

Getting the Most from Your Company's Educational System.

Using the Company's Job Opening System to Your Benefit.

Determining the Formal and Informal Criteria by Which You AreJudged.

How to Find and Develop a Good Mentor.

The Importance of Maintaining a Company Calendar.

Getting People to Accept Your Ideas.

The Value of Visibility--How to Get It and Use It.

Getting on the Fast Track for Advancement.