The Successful Drafting Technician 1st Edition
David E. Goetsch
ISBN-13: 9781435413306 | ISBN-10: 143541330X
© 2009 | Published |  208  Pages

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Never before has an aspiring drafting technician had such a comprehensive resource for learning the skills necessary for career success in the drafting field! The culmination of years of interviews and surveys with top professionals in the industry, The Successful Drafting Technician sets out to address this question: In addition to the knowledge and skills learned in school, what does it take to succeed as a drafting technician in today’s hyper-competitive workplace? The collected responses were organized into these 12 essential strategies. Practical and hands-on in its approach, this book goes beyond the basics to teach readers not only how to master their drafting coursework, but also how to pursue and obtain the best job, and how to succeed in the job once they have landed it.

  • Master Your School Subjects
    Be a Smart Job Seeker
    Build Your Career on a Foundation of Integrity
    Understand your Employer’s "Big Picture" and Where You Fit into It
    Apply Self Discipline and Good Time mangement
    Be an Effective Team Player, Team Builder, and Team Leader
    Be an Effective Communicator
    Think Critically to Continually Improve Performance
    Learn to Work Effectively in a Diverse Environment
    Adopt a Positive "Can-Do" Attitufe Toward Your Work
    Learn How to Resolve Conflict on the Job
    Perserve When the Job Becomes Difficult
    Appendix-Advanced Success Skills

    • straightforward, clear writing style allows all readers to benefit and learn the topics covered; no prerequisite knowledge required
    • learning Objectives, Review Questions, Discussion Questions, and Application Assignments develop critical thinking skills and reinforce key concepts
    • field-tested strategies that have been proven effective for many industry professionals, so readers can feel confident they are following the advice of successful, knowledgeable experts
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    • Dr. David Goetsch is a member of the American Management Association, the Florida Association of Community Colleges, and the American Society for Quality. He is a past recipient of the U.S. Secretary of Education’s Award for Outstanding Technical Program in the United States and the Outstanding Technical Educator Award in Florida. Dr. Goetsch is currently Vice President and Professor Emeritus at Northwest Florida State College.