Fast-Tracking Your Career: Soft Skills for Engineering and IT Professionals

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Fast-Tracking Your Career provides engineers and IT professionals with a complete set of soft skills they can use to become more effective on the job and gain recognition from management and colleagues. The 11 core skills covered here are accompanied by more than 40 detailed guidelines on how to master those skills. The book offers first-rate advice on how to go about acquiring communication skills, people skills, presentation skills, time management skills, and others. Specific examples about current situations are discussed, exploring the impact of the Facebook phenomenon and the subprime mortgage crisis.

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Learn how to think outside the box, motivate others, puttogether a winning presentation, and more with this unique,must-have guide for engineering and IT professionals

You already know that communication skills are extremelyimportant for success in today's competitive working environment,but communication alone won't get you where you want to go.Fast-Tracking Your Career: Soft Skills for Engineering and ITProfessionals takes you beyond basic communication skills tothe finer points of dealing with people, marketing ideasintelligently, developing problem-solving skills, and muchmore.

Filled with 120 specific, contemporary examples of worksituations in which soft skills make all the difference, thisdirect, simple and comprehensive guide shows you how to:

  • Promote yourself and your ideas without being aggressive
  • Master the dos and don'ts of successful networking
  • Manage your time the way a venture capitalist managesmoney
  • Win the loyalty of bosses, colleagues, and staff
  • Delegate intelligently and inspire excellence in others
  • Know what the box is before you start thinking outside ofit
  • Make major career decisions with confidence
  • Prepare an elevator pitch that really works

Whether you're an engineer, IT professional, or other technicalprofessional, Fast-Tracking Your Career helps you advanceyour career by developing business and personal skills that are assharp as your technical abilities.

About the Author:

Dr. WUSHOW "BILL" CHOU was Deputy Assistant Secretary andthe founding CIO of the U.S. Treasury where he oversaw fourteenbureau CIOs and an annual budget of two billion dollars. He wasalso the founding Vice President of Telecommunications for NetworkAnalysis Corporation; founding Director of Computer Studies atNorth Carolina State University; founding editor in chief of onejournal and one magazine; and consultant to more than thirtyorganizations (both government and private sector). He is aProfessor Emeritus at North Carolina State University and Chair ofthe Advisory Board of IT Professional magazine. Dr. Chou isa Fellow of the IEEE.

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