Tech Job Hunt Handbook

Career Management for Technical Professionals

Authors: Grossman, Kevin

  • Tech Job Hunt Handbook: Career Management for Technical Professionals gives practical guidance and recommendations on how to get and keep great tech jobs throughout your career.

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About this book

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.

About the authors

For the past 25 years, Kevin W. Grossman has held multiple leadership positions in the human resource and recruiting marketplace, B2B and consumer technology marketplace, and higher education. He's a marketing strategist, HR industry evangelist, online community developer, entrepreneur, analyst, advisor, manager, philanthropist, and writer. Currently, Kevin is the Director of Content Development at Peoplefluent, the leading provider of talent management solutions designed to support the entire workforce. He co-founded the TalentCulture "World of Work" community that includes the highly popular weekly #TChat Twitter chat and radio show. He's authored multiple articles on marketing, business development, HR, recruiting, and leadership. His first business book, Tech Job Hunt Handbook, was released in December 2012 from Apress. Kevin's domain expertise and familiarity with the HR and recruitment marketplace for the past 14 years includes working for and with job search, talent sourcing and acquisition, video interviewing, assessment, background screening, training and development, and talent management firms, helping them to grow and excel.

Table of contents (20 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $19.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-4549-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $24.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-4548-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Tech Job Hunt Handbook
Book Subtitle
Career Management for Technical Professionals
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Kevin Grossman
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-4549-0
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-4549-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-4548-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 280
Topics