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.
Question: 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.
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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.
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Annual Salary Survey
After almost a decade of uncertainty, the confidence of plant floor managers is soaring. Even with a number of challenges and while implementing new technologies, there is a renewed sense of optimism among plant managers about their business and their future.
The respondents to the 2014 Plant Engineering Salary Survey come from throughout the U.S. and serve a variety of industries, but they are uniform in their optimism about manufacturing. This year’s survey found 79% consider manufacturing a secure career. That’s up from 75% in 2013 and significantly higher than the 63% figure when Plant Engineering first started asking that question a decade ago.