49. Getting on the Fast Track for Advancement

  1. John A. Hoschette

Published Online: 30 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470530177.ch49

The Engineer's Career Guide

The Engineer's Career Guide

How to Cite

Hoschette, J. A. (2010) Getting on the Fast Track for Advancement, in The Engineer's Career Guide, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470530177.ch49

Author Information

  1. Lockheed Martin, Eagan, Minnesota, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 24 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470503508

Online ISBN: 9780470530177



  • fast track advancement and career accelerators;
  • developing communication and presentation skills - manifestation in written and oral reports;
  • seeking out opportunities to excel - choosing opportunities supervisor considers important


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Select Your Supervisor

  • Develop Excellent Communication and Presentation Skills

  • Go for the Special Projects

  • The Right Timing for Getting On and Off Projects

  • Dress and Act the Part

  • Seek Out Opportunities To Excel

  • Make Your Own Luck

  • How To Get a Giga-Improvement in Your Career

  • Prioritize and Focus Your Career Actions

  • Summary

  • References