What resources could help with an engineering-related job hunt?

Ask Control Engineering blog offers links to resources that could help a subscriber with a engineering-related job hunt.

07/04/2014


Ask Control EngineeringQuestion: What resources are available to help with an engineering related job hunt?

Answer: Control Engineering offers and links to a number of articles and resources that could help those interested in automation, controls, and instrumentation in a job search. 

Annual career and salary survey offers benchmarks and advice about engineering careers.

Engineers are in demand more than ever because of changing industry demographics, and sometimes recruiters can help.

Understand what noncontrol engineers should know about control engineers.

Various job boards are available, including on the LinkedIn group moderated by Control Engineering. Link to it atop www.controleng.com.

Stay current on training and hot topics. Control Engineering offers webcasts, videos, some for PDHs, and many article based tutorials to ensure those interested in this profession stay relevant. 

Link to articles mentioned at the bottom of this post or search for your topic of interest using the search function at www.controleng.com.

Add other resources, questions, or comments using the comment area below.

- Mark T. Hoske, content manager, Control Engineering, mhoske@cfemedia.com.



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