Career Corner

2004

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Try Some Introspection

by Whitacre, Teresa

Don't just look for a job that fits what you have always been doing - especially if you are frustrated in your search for a job in the same field or particular geographic area....


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How To Handle References

by Westcott, Russ

Should references be provided when making your initial contact with a prospective employer? In almost all situations the answer is, no....


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Computer Careers for Quality Professionals

by Conklin, Joe

Quality practitioners are continuing to increase their presence in sectors other than manufacturing....


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The Growth of Risk Management

by Gould, Greg

The quality profession and ASQ were very successful during the l980s and '90s. ASQ surged ahead in membership, national prominence and public policy influence....


Juran, Japan and the Profession

by Lindborg, Hank

Celebration of Joseph Juran's 100th birthday (Dec. 24, 2004) began in early May with an event sponsored by the Juran Institute. Quality Progress also ran a cover story profiling his contributions in its May 2004 issue....


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Juran, Japan and the profession.

by Lindborg, Hank

Celebration of Joseph Juran?s 100th birthday (Dec. 24, 2004) began in early May with an event sponsored by the Juran Institute. Quality Progress also ran a cover story profiling his contributions in its May 2004 issue....


Be Your Own Boss

by Brong, Jerry

Traditional quality positions are not offering future opportunities, but quality is ever more important, and people delivering its results are doing this from new positions and new organizations. Positions for trainers, process and supply chain...


Prepare for the Worst

by Whitacre, Teresa

Quality professionals face the same problems as those in IT, software development, programming, automaking and numerous other fields, loss of jobs to overseas outsourcing....


Resume Prose From the Pros?

by Conklin, Joseph D.

One sure thing I know about being in the same place for five years is how easily a resume gets out of date....


Column: Career Corner: What's In It for Me?

by Westcott, Russ

If you're reading Quality Progress, you are most likely a member of ASQ. If you attend your local section's meetings, you no doubt constantly hear about the need for volunteers to help with the section's activities....


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What's in it for me?

by Westcott, Russ

If you?re reading Quality Progress, you are most likely a member of ASQ. If you attend your local section?s meetings, you no doubt constantly hear about the need for volunteers to help with the section?s activities....


Outsourcing and Jobs

by Hutchins, Greg

Jim (name changed) had been looking for a quality director or manager position with a pharmaceutical company in the Northwest. We'd met at one of my Value Added Auditing workshops, where he'd been upgrading his risk management skills....


Quality's Identity Crisis

by Lindborg, Hank

James Lipton concludes each interview for the Bravo Cable Network's "Inside the Actors Studio" with 10 questions. I've found one of these useful for dialogue about careers. It asks for a profession, outside of your own, you wouldn't want to pursue....


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Recharge Your Internal Batteries

by Archie the Gopher

Up front, I need to set a couple of things straight. I'm Archie. I live here in the boonies at the Brong place in rural central Washington....



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