How to Become a Highly Paid Corporate Programmer

Paul H. Harkins

  • 出版商: MC Press
  • 出版日期: 2004-03-01
  • 定價: $850
  • 售價: 2.3$199
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 200
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 158347045X
  • ISBN-13: 9781583470459

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It's no secret. Today's IT job market can be a real challenge. But, armed with the right knowledge you can make yourself indispensable to employers.

Author Paul Harkins has contributed to the success of thousands of programmers. His advice will give you the edge to set yourself apart from the crowd.

Unfortunately, most programmers or aspiring programmers don't fully know how to conduct themselves in a way that makes employers and clients stand up and take notice. This book will show you how to shine, to stand out from the pack, to become indispensable, to succeed as a corporate programmer.

If you're ready to improve your career and would you like to know what it takes to earn elite programming status--the highest title, the best compensation, the most responsibility, authority, and respect, then this is the book for you. Why? Because the answers to all these questions--and more--await you inside. Paul H. Harkins has helped programmers just like you capitalize on their talents and earn major success in corporate programming. You can even apply his time-tested principles to become a consultant or entrepreneur. Whatever your ultimate goal, the time to start is now.

To gain the edge all you need is a willingness to focus intensely, to develop a career plan, and to employ the techniques presented in this book. With it, you too can look forward to a secure and rewarding programming career.

For less than $25 this very affordable investment in your future can be yours. Buy one today.


Table of Contents:

Section I: Starting a Successful Programming Career
   1: How Much Are You Worth?
   2: A Primer for Fledgling Programmers
   3: What Your Boss Really Wants From You
   4: Tips From a Technical Interviewer
   5: Final Interview? Ask These Questions
   6: What You Won't Learn in Programming School
   7: The Beauty of Borrowed Code
   8: Learning from the Masters
   9: Techies and Bit-Twiddlers Are Doomed
Section II: Thriving in a Competitive Environment
   10: Harnessing the Brute Force of Calculation
   11: Take on the Tough Jobs
   12: Mission: Impossible
   13: How Your Work Is Tracked
   14: Boost Your Output, Lower Your Stress With Productivity Tools
   15: A Blueprint for Savvy Programming
   16: Master Millions of Lines of Complex Code
   17: Good Enough?Programming for the Seasoned Programmer
   18: How Seasoned Programmers Stay at the Top of Their Game
   19: Self-Management Tips for the Seasoned Professional
   20: Spotting Opportunities, Skirting Land Mines
Section III: Mastering the Corporate Culture
   21: Slipping Into a New Corporate Culture
   22: Mentors and Mentees
   23: How Do You Deal with the End User?
   24: When You Get a Really Bad Boss
   25: A Raise and a Promotion In-House
   26: A Big Push Out of the House
Section IV: Beyond Programming
   27: Jumping to Management
   28: The Top of the Pyramid: The Programming Consultant
   29: Write for Your Industry
   30: Founding and Running Your Own Firm
   31: Inventing Your Own Software
   32: Marketing Your Product