Building Your I.T. Career A Complete Toolkit for a Dynamic Career in Any Economy, by Moran, Matthew
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- ISBN: 9780789749437 | 0789749432
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 2/22/2013
Building Your IT Career, Second Edition gives current and aspiring IT pros a strong, personal foundation for planning their careers and setting their goals - and then provides step-by-step, 100% practical action items for achieving the goals they set. Michael Moran introduces and explains career concepts most IT pros are never taught in school, and presents actual examples showing how those concepts apply to actual professionals and the decision-makers who hire them. This book provides a complete, up-to-date toolkit any IT pro can use to: * Deepen their self-awareness and identify the IT careers they'll be happiest and most successful in * Recognize and adopt the attitudes associated with success * Master the personal communication skills you need to get a job - and succeed once you have it * Write highly effective cover letters and resumes * Break into IT for the first time * Build an active contact list and use it in an effective job search * Interview successfully - and negotiate salary and employment agreements * Learn (and do) what it takes to get promoted * Use social media to move forward faster * Take advantage of telecommuting and consulting options * Move into management * Utilize mentors and career coaches effectively * Become nearly indispensable Thoroughly updated for today's exceptionally challenging IT career environments, this book can help any IT pro get where he or she wants to go - systematically, one proven step at a time