The Edmonton GoGeomatics Group meets each month to talk about jobs and business opportunities in Edmonton. As well, we all just love to talk surveying, GIS and remote sensing. It’s an informal get together where we have a pint and network. You will meet professionals, students, business owners, entrepreneurs, and recruiters at these events. They have no cost and no formal structure. We just get together. Local Edmonton Geomatics businesses come to network and even look for candidates at these socials. As well many businesses are able to share ideas on new business opportunities with fellow entrepreneurs. You never know who might show up!
Finding a job in geospatial technology can be difficult. Covid-19 is not making that any easier. That’s why GoGeomatics Canada is bringing back our popular Career Seminar to give job seekers the tools and techniques that will put them ahead in their job search.
This online "Zoom" half-day career seminar is designed to give new and seasoned geomatics professionals the tools they need to succeed in the job market. The seminar is particularly focused on those seeking work in GIS, cartography, remote sensing, programming, and other related geospatial fields.
Jonathan Murphy, Managing Director of GoGeomatics Canada and geospatial career coach, will be sharing his valued tips and insight for your job search. He is an expert geomatics professional with close to 20 years of experience. Jon’s career has ranged from the oil fields of Alberta to projects with the United Nations in Switzerland.
Topics covered include: -Geospatial Job Market Trends during pandemic -Specialty cover letters for GIS & remote sensing -Professional associations – should you join one? -Specialized GIS & Geospatial job hunting strategies -How to analyse a geospatial job posting -Portfolios -Salaries & remuneration -How to handle recruiters -Your LinkedIn profile -Career strategies -The interview -The fundamentals of successful online networking
GeoIgnite invites the geospatial community to engage with one another by sharing work, services, and data. GeoIgnite will be going virtual this April for 2021 and plans to continue to bring government and industry together for innovative programming. As an added feature, for registered attendees, our conference content will be made available post event.
With GeoIgnite again going virtual for 2021, it allows for the audience to expand exponentially. Tickets will be free to members of the geomatics community, so sign up for updates and info now: https://geoignite.ca/