What skills are needed to be a successful GIS professional? Broken down by category, listed here is an in progress list of all the skills … Read more
GIS is not a static field and neither should your ongoing professional development be. With more and more academic institutions offering GIS certificate and degree-based … Read more
What are the average salaries for a GIS Analyst, GIS technician, or GIS manager? Finding out that answer depends on a variety of factors from the industry the job is located in, years of experience, and education level of the GIS employee. Salaries also vary greatly by region/ The best way to get an estimate as to your earning power based on your location, experience, and field of interest is through GIS salary surverys.
Getting starting in GIS? These GIS FAQs (frequently asked questions) can provide pointers to learning GIS, building a GIS career, finding a GIS job, and … Read more
Joseph Kerski, education manager for Esri, and Dr. Devon Cancilla, dean, business and technology for American Sentinel University, are the featured speakers in a free webinar … Read more
Along with a solid foundation in GIS related coursework, an internship is a must-have in developing strong GIS skills. Finding a GIS Internship Developing your … Read more
Straight.com, a Vancouver based site, profiles Ron Lake of Galdos Systems for their Geek Speak section. Ron Lake is interviewed about his company, the Geoweb, and Geography Markup Language which he … Read more
Having sat on both sides of the table, I know that the interview process can sometimes be an uncomfortable and even painful process. To make matters more difficult, the GIS field requires a broad range of skills ranging from cartographic techniques to programming to relational database management. Acquiring enough depth in any of these areas can seem impossible especially when the field is still evolving at a horrendous pace. So what is it that’s really important when it comes to interviewing for a GIS position?
UPDATE: Google has formally announced the availability of embedded Google Maps. Read about it and get instructions on using this new functionality from Google’s Lat Long … Read more