Scoring the perfect career is a challenge indeed, and the current economic climate doesn’t make things any easier… however, the GIS/Geo tech sector is hot so don’t get discouraged (see our career board as an example). Along with this theme, we’re pleased to share a couple of feature contributions this month from our expert contributors that should help you a little in your search… enjoy and thanks to the authors!
Got Questions About Choosing GIS as a Career – Jopseph Kerski of Esri provides a fun and useful list of reasons why people might want to consider a career in GIS – Joseph Kerski, Geographer, has a background in government, academia, and industry. He serves as Education Manager for Environmental Systems Research Institute (Esri) in Colorado, USA.
Freelance Cartography Job Options – This article is for those who want to explore options for creating a cartography firm, or sole-proprietorship, that occupies a very specific niche. We often hear that in order for a firm to be successful it is best for it to focus on one profitable niche.