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Engineer Your Career: A Complete Guide to Landing a Job in Engineering

By Thomas A. Anderson P.E.

Thomas A Anderson
Paperback (192 pages)

Engineer Your Career: A Complete Guide to Landing a Job in Engineering
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Thank You For Applying, We Will Contact You.

How many times have you heard THAT infuriating line?

If you are reading this, then you are probably sick and tired of going to endless job interviews without ever landing the job. You might be wondering “What am I doing wrong? I am qualified for the job!”

Well, that’s not always enough.

Here’s How You Can Engineer Your Career in Just 13 Simple Steps!

When it comes to landing your dream engineering job, you cannot afford to be unprepared. Remember, this next job interview might be that crucial first step towards your ultimate goal: a successful career in engineering.

That’s exactly why you need a plan that will help you avoid common pitfalls, promote your skills and sell yourself as the perfect candidate.

Discover The Complete Guide To Landing A Job In Engineering:

Author, Thomas A. Anderson, a licensed Mechanical Engineer with over a decade of professional experience and dozens of job interviews under his belt (both as an applicant and as an interviewer), has created an all-inclusive job interview guide that will help you ace that upcoming interview.

The 13 eye-opening chapters of this engineering job interview book will help you:

  • PREPARE for job interviews in the engineering field
  • IDENTIFY your professional goals and plan your career
  • LEARN how to network and sell yourself
  • What’s In It For You?

    Instead of wasting all those job opportunities, you will finally be able to develop a winning mentality and a proven strategy that will allow you to land the job of your dreams.

  • UNDERSTAND what employers want and become the ideal candidate
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    Tomorrow's Professor: Preparing for Academic Careers in Science and Engineering

    By Richard M. Reis

    Wiley-IEEE Press
    Paperback (440 pages)

    Tomorrow s Professor: Preparing for Academic Careers in Science and Engineering
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    Tomorrow's Professor is designed to help you prepare for, find, and succeed at academic careers in science and engineering. It looks at the full range of North American four-year academic institutions while featuring 30 vignettes and more than 50 individual stories that bring to life the principles and strategies outlined in the book.

    Tailored for today's graduate students, postdocs, and beginning professors, Tomorrow's Professor:

    • Presents a no-holds-barred look at the academic enterprise
    • Describes a powerful preparation strategy to make you competitive for academic positions while maintaining your options for worthwhile careers in government and industry
    • Explains how to get the offer you want and start-up package you need to help ensure success in your first critical years on the job
    • Provides essential insights from experienced faculty on how to develop a rewarding academic career and a quality of life that is both balanced and fulfilling
    • Bonus material is available for free download at http://booksupport.wiley.com
    At a time when anxiety about academic career opportunities for Ph.D.s in these field is at an all-time high, Tomorrow's Professor provides a much-needed practical approach to career development.

    Dream Jobs in Engineering (Cutting-Edge Careers in Stem)

    By Colin Hynson

    Crabtree Publishing Company
    Paperback (32 pages)

    Dream Jobs in Engineering (Cutting-Edge Careers in Stem)
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    From designing robots to developing new forms of energy, 21st-century careers in engineering are not limited only to construction sites. This title explores the exciting and world-changing possibilities that an education in engineering can lead to.

    Principles of Engineering (Project Lead the Way (Hardcover))

    By Brett Handley & David M. Marshall

    Cengage Learning
    Hardcover (736 pages)

    Principles of Engineering (Project Lead the Way (Hardcover))
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    PRINCIPLES OF ENGINEERING will help readers better understand the engineering concepts, mathematics, and scientific principles that form the foundation of the Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Principles Of Engineering course. Important concepts and processes are explained throughout using full-color photographs and illustrations. Appropriate for high school students, the mathematics covered includes algebra and trigonometry. Strong pedagogical features to aid comprehension include: Case Studies, boxed articles such as Fun Facts and Points of Interest, Your Turn activities, suggestions for Off-Road Exploration, connections to STEM concepts, Career Profiles, Design Briefs, and example pages from Engineers' Notebooks. Each chapter concludes with questions designed to test the reader's knowledge of information presented in the chapter, along with a hands-on challenge or exercise that compliments the content and lends itself to exploration. Key vocabulary terms are highlighted throughout the book and emphasized in margin definitions.

    Cracking the PM Interview: How to Land a Product Manager Job in Technology

    By Gayle Laakmann McDowell

    Jackie Bavaro Gayle McDowell
    Paperback (364 pages)

    Cracking the PM Interview: How to Land a Product Manager Job in Technology
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    • Cracking the PM Interview How to Land a Product Manager Job in Technology
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    How many pizzas are delivered in Manhattan? How do you design an alarm clock for the blind? What is your favorite piece of software and why? How would you launch a video rental service in India? This book will teach you how to answer these questions and more.

    Cracking the PM Interview is a comprehensive book about landing a product management role in a startup or bigger tech company. Learn how the ambiguously-named "PM" (product manager / program manager) role varies across companies, what experience you need, how to make your existing experience translate, what a great PM resume and cover letter look like, and finally, how to master the interview: estimation questions, behavioral questions, case questions, product questions, technical questions, and the super important "pitch."

    The Product Manager Role
    What is a PM?
    Functions of a PM
    Top Myths about Product Management
    Project Managers and Program Managers

    Companies
    How the PM Role Varies
    Google
    Microsoft
    Apple
    Facebook
    Amazon
    Yahoo
    Twitter
    Startups

    Getting the Right Experience
    New Grads
    Making the Most of Career Fairs
    Do you need an MBA?
    Why Technical Experience Matters
    Transitioning from Engineer to Product Manager
    Transitioning from Designer to Product Manager
    Transitioning from Other Roles
    What Makes a Good Side Project?

    Career Advancement
    Tips and Tricks for Career Advancement
    Q & A: Fernando Delgado, Sr. Director, Product Management at Yahoo
    Q & A: Ashley Carroll, Senior Director of Product Management, DocuSign
    Q & A: Brandon Bray, Principal Group Program Manager, Microsoft
    Q & A: Thomas Arend, International Product Lead, Airbnb
    Q & A: Johanna Wright, VP at Google
    Q & A: Lisa Kostova Ogata, VP of Product at Bright.com

    Behind the Interview Scenes
    Google
    Microsoft
    Facebook
    Apple
    Amazon
    Yahoo
    Twitter
    Dropbox

    Resumes
    The
    Second Rule
    The Rules
    Attributes of a Good PM Resume
    What to Include

    Real Resumes: Before & After

    Cover Letters
    Elements of a Good PM Cover Letter
    The Cover Letter Template
    A Great Cover Letter

    Company Research
    The Product
    The Strategy
    The Culture
    The Role
    The Questions

    Define Yourself
    “Tell Me About Yourself” (The Pitch)
    “Why do you want to work here?”
    “Why should we hire you?”
    “Why are you leaving your current job?”
    “What do you like to do in your spare time?”
    “Where do you see yourself in five years?”
    “What are your strengths and weaknesses?”
    Sample Strengths and Weaknesses

    Behavioral Questions
    Why These Questions Are Asked
    Preparation
    Follow-Up Questions
    Types of Behavioral Questions

    Estimation Questions
    Approach
    Numbers Cheat Sheet
    Tips and Tricks
    Example Interview
    Sample Questions

    Product Questions
    About the Product Question
    Type 1: Designing a Product
    Type 2: Improving a Product
    Type 3: Favorite Product
    Preparation
    Tips and Tricks
    Sample Questions

    Case Questions
    The Case Question: Consultants vs. PMs
    What Interviewers Look For
    Useful Frameworks
    Product Metrics
    Interview Questions

    Coding Questions
    Who Needs To Code
    What You Need To Know
    How You Are Evaluated
    How To Approach
    Developing an Algorithm
    Additional Questions & Solutions

    Appendix
    Top 1% PMs vs. Top 10% PMs
    Be a Great Product Leader
    The Inputs to a Great Product Roadmap
    How to Hire a Product Manager


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