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Geography Jobs -
Job Listings and Resources in Geography. (Added March 27, 2009)
Finding A Way through Career Geography -
This resource from the NCGE is inteded to help users locate a career in Geography. (Added Dec. 2002)
Now What? -
How to Ensure Your Résumé Produces Top Results. Feature contribution by Teena Rose. (Nov. 2002)
computerWorld H1-B Information -
If you hire H1B visa holers or if you're in the US on a H1B you definitely need to monitor this resource for updates.
GIS Project Management Excellence - Project failure is endemic in the
geo-spatial information systems (GIS) industry. Do you know why 85% of all projects fail to meet all of
their critical measures of success? Read on in this special
submission from David L. Hamil of MESA Solutions, Inc.
(Jan. 21, 2002)
Career Announcement Writing Tips -
Before you place your online Career Announcement here's a few things
that you might wish to consider.
Geographers and the TN Visa - A guide for hiring Canadians to work in the U.S.
Illegal Interview Questions -
Did you know that there are a number of personal questions that potential
employers can not require you to answer... check it out here!
Massachusetts has replaced Illinois as 4th Largest Cyberstate;
The State Now Boasts 3rd Highest Concentration of High-Tech Workers
H-1B Visas: An Update -
This article from monster.com provides an update on the H-1B Visa. "With the recent
decision to increase the cap on H-1B visas from 115,000 to 195,000
per year, programmers, engineers and others from around the world
may have an easier time finding jobs in the US."
Cool Employment Articles Around The Web!
GIS Employment and Salary surveys
Careers in Geography from the AAG-
AAG provides its members exclusive access to current job listings published in the AAG Newsletter.
URISA 2007 Salary Survey-
Based on the success of its predecessors and the high-level of demand for more information by URISA members, the 2006-07 Salary Survey has been further expanded and includes a much wider-range of detailed information. Additions include more job titles and questions pertaining to the increase/decrease of department size, professional certification, specific skills and soft skills, salary fluctuation, and zip codes for better geocoding.
November 2000 SpatialNews Poll-
We asked the question "What kind of employees are toughest to find?" More than 220 people responded as follows: GIS Technicians 29%, Programmers (18%), Project Managers (19%), Web Developers (14%),
Map Server Programmers (18%)
2000 Geo-Spatial Industry Employment Survey-
The results of the GIS Industry Survey are now available
- Technology Survey - 1998 Geospatial Technology Produced for NASA/NRC
Commercial Remote Sensing Program (PDF 2.8 MB)
- Industry Profile - "Sector Competitiveness
Frameworks Series Geomatics" from Industry Canada
- Industry Profile - "Virtual Technology Roadmap".
This document provides a snapshot of technology and development within the geomatics industry.
- More Salary Surveys, Calculators and Other Useful Info
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