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.
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.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey