- xxvi, 609 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
- Contents:Includes bibliographical references and index.Summary: The complete, one-stop career resource guide for engineers, engineering managers, and human resources personnel Every engineer needs strong career-planning strategies in order to survive and get ahead in corporate America. Whether you are a recent graduate, mid-career, or looking ahead to retirement, The Engineer's Career Guide offers proven, commonsense advice for navigating all stages of your engineering career. Packed with real-world tips supported by actual work experiences and examples, this book gives you step-by-step guidance in handling a multitude of career issues. The author draws upon more than three decades of experience to cover every aspect of an engineer's career, helping you build the skills you need to: a) Develop a career plan that leads to success, b) Successfully transition from university to industry ahead of your peers, c) Improve your job performance and stand out from your peers, d) Deal with difficult people at work, from supervisors to coworkers, e) Negotiate a raise or promotion, f) Recover from a career setback or job loss, g) Get on the fast track for advancement, h) Manage your finances throughout your career, i) Plan for your retirement, j) Learn how corporate America operates and promotes engineers The Engineer's Career Guide is an excellent resource for any practicing engineer or engineering student who is interested in getting ahead in corporate America. -- Product Description.