Tech Job Hunt Handbook

Career Management for Technical Professionals

  • Authors
  • Kevin W. Grossman

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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  2. What You Know

    1. Front Matter
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  3. Who You Know

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 93-93
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  4. Where to Go and What to Do

    1. Front Matter
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About this book

Introduction

Tech Job Hunt Handbook is a career management book—just for technology professionals—that reflects today’s new economic realities. The world of work is constantly changing, and staying professionally relevant while competing for more specialized tech jobs in areas like cloud computing, mobile and social applications, and big data in a highly competitive global economy is critical. The world is churning out hungry programmers and developers in record numbers, making the global labor market highly competitive. It is now essential to plan a campaign to get a better job as well as your overall career. Retooling your skills and re-branding yourself is mandatory whether you’re seeking a new job or intent on retaining current employment.

Readers of the Tech Job Hunt Handbook will find tools, practical guidance, and recommendations on how to find the best new tech jobs, how to get noticed, how to ace interviews and get hired, and how to keep those new jobs—until it’s time for a better one. As you will learn, learning how to assess and then invest in career management skills leads to long-term competitive advantage and a happier working life.

Tech Job Hunt Handbook—for recent graduates, risk-taking innovators, and tech veterans alike—shows how to build a comprehensive online professional profile, identify the companies you’re interested in and who you know at those companies, approach interviews with confidence, uncover opportunities in your current company, and understand the new emerging technology markets that could lead to a career rebirth. This book will help you:

  • Find a new or better tech job.
  • Stay relevant and employable despite constant new developments.
  • Manage your tech career for long-term success.

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4302-4549-0
  • Copyright Information Apress 2012
  • Publisher Name Apress, Berkeley, CA
  • eBook Packages Business and Economics
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4302-4548-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4302-4549-0
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