help for using digital recording devices. A full model student essay in
Chapter 3, entitled “Out Patients,” demonstrates effective research and
documentation of an online community.
More writing coverage throughout the book includes expanded fi eld-writing sections in each chapter, focusing on important topics such as
using language effectively, considering an audience, and working with
rhetoric. New objectives at the start of each chapter indicate the writing
skills covered in the chapter, guiding students to develop essential critical-thinking and rhetorical skills....
Ours is a very young profession: when the first edition of the
Instrument Engineers’ Handbook (IEH) came out, Marks’
Mechanical Engineers’ Handbook was in its fifth edition, and
Perry’s Chemical Engineers’ Handbook was in its sixth!
Now, as we are starting to work on the fourth edition of the
IEH, we are already in a new millenium. But while our
profession is young, we are also unique and special.
f you’d rather fight off an alien invasion than be grilled in an interview,
take heart — you’ve come to the right guidebook. With the help of dozens
of interviewing authorities, I make your interviewing challenge easy, successful,
and even fun (steal a peek at the last chapter).
I share with you lots of new things in this fourth edition of Job Interviews For
Dummies, ranging from the cosmic shift sparked by the rise of social media
that changes what privacy means, to increasingly popular video interviewing
that changes how communication occurs.
THIS IS THE FIFTH EDITION OF A BOOK that has proven popular with professional developers and
academic institutions. It strives to impart knowledge on a subject that at fi rst was seen by some
as just another fad, but that instead has come to maturity and is now often just taken for granted.
Almost six years have passed since the previous edition — a veritable lifetime in IT terms.