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 折 $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