with a new week comes a new set of career advice tips from the 'experts.' Most of these bits of sage opinions are
applicable in general, but they will tell you that tailoring the application to specific situations is the key to
success. Duh, like you didn't know that. Although I usually approach these advice columns with a healthy degree of
skepticism, it is sometimes advantageous to allow for the possibility that a different tack might be more useful.
Unless you have a direct contact in the department being targeted, the first person seeing your resume will likely
be a non-engineer who is not fluent in technospeak. Just like on the street, speaking more loudly (i.e., lots of impressive
technical content) is not as effective as learning to speak their native language.
Here is a list of current engineering jobs listed on RF Cafe.
Here is a running list of job hunting and career
advice from 2014.
Here are a few more useful articles:
α - The
Five Best Times to Ask for a Raise
Simple Remedies for Common but Awful Job-Hunting Blunders
γ - 6
Types of Interviews and How to Nail Them
δ - Double
the Number of Recommendations on Your Profile With Style
ε - 10 Career Tips
for a 20-Something
3 Types of Recruiters and How to Impress Them
Posted August 4, 2014