Career Advancement and Survival for Engineers

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Wiley, Jun 27, 1994 - Technology & Engineering - 196 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.

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Contents

ARE YOU IN CONTROL OF YOUR CAREER?
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THE ENGINEERING PROCESS IN YOUR
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GETTING THE MOST FROM YOUR COMPANYS
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About the author (1994)

About the author JOHN A. HOSCHETTE is a staff engineer with Loral Infrared and Imaging Systems, in Lexington, Massachusetts. An electro-optics expert, he has, over the past eighteen years, worked in all phases of engineering projects, from field testing, to the design and development of advanced systems, and the technical direction of several multimillion dollar programs. As an engineering supervisor, he has been responsible for hiring, appraisals, raises, and promotions. In addition to Loral, he has worked for Northrop Corporation, in Los Angeles, and Honeywell, in Minneapolis. An accomplished lecturer and teacher, Mr. Hoschette has lectured on a variety of engineering and career development topics. He has instructed courses on the fusion of electro-optical and millimeter wave sensors both in the U.S. and Europe. Most of the material presented in this book is based on a highly successful career development course he teaches to industry and at universities. He developed the material with the aid of the Human Resources Department at Honeywell. Mr. Hoschette received his BS and MS in electrical engineering with distinction, as well as a Business Administration Certificate from the University of Minnesota.

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