Looking to land a computer networking position? Look no further! This fun and friendly 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. From the necessary education and certifications to ways to brand yourself, it's all inside!
A day in the life — discover what it really means to be a networking professional, understand networking roles, and get to know important network concepts and trends
Find your fit — find out what it will be like to work for a network solutions vendor, as an in-house networking specialist, in the public sector or academia, as a consultant, or with a start-up
Put the "work" in networking — brand yourself for your dream career, create a winning resume, get attention with your cover letter, and ace the interview
Get the right stuff — find expert guidance on everything you need to know about networking certifications, education and training, and making your way in the field
Open the book and find:
The wide range of activities in a networking job
Tips to ensure you're getting the necessary education and training
A look at networking jobs in various industry sectors
Situations you may encounter in interviews
Ten great questions to ask your interviewer
Professional networking resources you'll want to have on hand
Peter H. Gregory, CISA, CISSP is the security strategist for a financial management software company in Redmond. He is the author of twelve books on security and technology including Solaris Security, Blocking Spam and Spyware for Dummies and Enterprise Information Security. Peter speaks at numerous information security industry conferences including the RSA, SecureWorld Expo, InfraGard, and West Coast Security Forum.