Getting a Networking Job For Dummies, 1st Edition

  • Peter H. Gregory
  • Bill Hughes
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  • ISBN-10: 1119016215
  • ISBN-13: 9781119016212
  • DDC: 004.6023
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 336 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released June 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Looking to land that computer networking position? Look no further! This guide offers all the tools and step-by-step guidance you need to stand out from the crowd, get your foot in the door, and secure a job in this fast-growing sector. In no time, you'll get a handle on networking roles, necessary education, training, and certifications, ways to brand yourself for your dream career, and so much more.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
So You Want to Be a Networking Professional.
1: Working with Networks.
2: Understanding Networking Roles.
3: Knowing Your Networking.
4: Networking Concepts and Trends.
Having the Right Stuff.
5: Getting the Necessary Education and Training.
6: Becoming Certifiable.
7: Making Your Own Way.
Finding a Job with the Right Organization.
8: Working for a Networking Solutions Provider.
9: Working as an In-House Networking Professional.
10: Serving in the Public Sector or Academia.
11: Living on the Edge with a Startup.
12: Life as a Consultant.
Getting Hired.
13: Branding Yourself for Your Dream Career.
14: Creating a Winning Resume.
15: Getting Attention with Your Cover Letter.
16: Bringing Your Resume to Life: The Interview.
17: Becoming a Star Employee.
The Part of Tens.
18: Ten Great Answers for Your Interviewer.
19: Ten Great Questions to Ask Your Interviewer.
20: Ten Alternatives to a Regular Job.
21: Ten Networking Books for Your Professional Library.
About the Authors.
Authors' Acknowledgments.
Publisher’s Acknowledgments.
Wiley End User License Agreement.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Peter H. Gregory

Peter H. Gregory, CISSP, CISA, CRISC, C|CISO, CCSK, QSA, has over 25 years of experience in virtually every role in business IT organizations, including work in government, financial services, non-profit, telecommunications, SAAS, and retail. He is the author of more than 30 books on security and technology, and the technical editor for more than 20 additional books. Gregory sits on the board of advisors and is the lead instructor for the University of Washington certificate program in information systems security, and he is a lecturer at the university's NSA-certified certificate program in information security and risk management. He is also a member of the executive steering board for the SecureWorld Expo Conference, and the board of advisors for PaymentGear. A founding member of the Pacific CISO Forum, Gregory is a graduate of the FBI Citizens' Academy. He studied electrical engineering and computer science at the University of Nevada, Reno, and is the director of strategic services a national consulting firm.