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Ottawa April 29th: Geospatial Career & Job Hunting Seminar


Jon Murphy

Saturday: April 29th – 9:15 AM Ottawa Library, Main Branch 
Basement Conference Room

120 Metcalfe, Ottawa, Ontario
We will be in the basement meeting room
Price: CAD55.00per Person
Email:  jmurphy@gogeomatics.ca to get your ticket.

You can also Pay Online using our meetup Group for Ottawa

This seminar offers practical and proven advice to help you make the most of your geospatial job search. This half day seminar will be useful to graduating students as well as seasoned professionals. The seminar is particularly focused on those seeking work in GIS, cartography, remote sensing, programming, and other related geospatial fields.

We will discuss a broad range of issues relating to careers in the geospatial sector. Bring your resume to the seminar.

Topics are relevant to new job seekers, mid and late career geospatial professionals trying to move up or laterally in our sector.


Ottawa Main Library

Jonathan Murphy, Managing Director of GoGeomatics Canada, will be sharing his valued tips and insight for your job search. He is a seasoned geomatics professional whose career has ranged from the oil fields of Alberta, logistics in Africa, and humanitarian work for the UN in Europe.

Seminar Topics will include:

– How to build a Geospatial resume?
– Specialty cover letters for geomatics
– Professional associations – should you join one?
– Specialized & niche job hunting strategies
– Salaries & compensation
– Portfolios
– How to handle recruiters
– Social media and the job hunt
– Your LinkedIn profile
– Career strategies for GIS & Remote Sensing
– The Geospatial interview
– Canadian spatial industry trends
– The fundamentals of successful networking and more

For those of you not able to attend the seminar and are overseas hoping to find work in Canada’s geomatics sector you can get help with our Career Guide.

If you have questions please send them to Jon at jmurphy@gogeomatics.ca

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