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Computer Technician Career Starter,9781576853740

Computer Technician Career Starter

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Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 5/1/2001
Publisher(s): Thomson Delmar Learning
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Summary

Essential for people seeking a rewarding career as a computer technician.

Table of Contents

Introduction Why Enter the Computer Field? vii
The Hottest Computer Technician Jobs and How to Get Them
1(24)
Software Technician
2(3)
Hardware Technician
5(1)
Network Technician
6(2)
Internet Technician
8(2)
Why Become a Computer Technician?
10(1)
How to Become a Computer Technician
11(14)
All about Training Programs
25(38)
What to Consider When Choosing a Training Program
26(15)
Deciding On an Academic- or a Vendor-Affiliated Training Program
41(10)
How to Evaluate Training Programs
51(1)
Questions to Ask about Training Programs
52(3)
Selecting the Best Option for You
55(1)
How to Make the Most of Your Training Program
56(7)
Financial Aid and Scholarships for the Training You Need
63(20)
Getting Started
64(3)
Types of Financial Aid
67(8)
Filing Your Forms
75(1)
Financial Aid Checklist
76(1)
Resources
76(7)
How to Land Your First Job
83(18)
Conducting Your Job Search
84(2)
Finding the Jobs Available
86(9)
Industry Newsletters and Magazines
95(1)
Networking
96(5)
Writing Your Resume
101(28)
Putting the Facts Together
110(2)
How to Organize Your Resume
112(6)
Resume Creation Tips
118(4)
Keep Your Resume Clutter Free
122(7)
Cover Letters and the Job Interview Process
129(18)
Keep Your Cover Letter Short
129(3)
Participating in Successful Interviews
132(10)
Participating In Internships
142(5)
How to Succeed Once You've Landed the Job
147(24)
Surviving Your First Weeks at a New Job
147(2)
Managing Work Relationships: Basic Rules
149(8)
Fitting into the Workplace Culture
157(2)
Managing Your Time
159(5)
Finding a Mentor
164(2)
Promoting Yourself
166(1)
A Few Final Thoughts
167(4)
Appendix A Computer-Related Associations 171(12)
Professional Associations
171(8)
Accrediting Associations
179(4)
Appendix B Additional Resources 183
Books
183
Online Resources
185
Job Hotlines
186
Magazines
186
Related Computer Jobs
187

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