Vancouver Geospatial Career Seminar February 23rd
GoGeomatics Canada is bringing our popular career seminar to Vancouver this February. This is only the second time we have offered our Career Seminar in Vancouver, and we’re looking forward to meeting all the new geospatial graduates and job seekers.
Mark your calendars with the following date:
Date: Thursday, February 23, 2017
Location: Creekside Community Centre 1 Athletes Way
Time: 6:15pm to 10:00pm
With the school year coming to a close in a few months, many will be looking to start careers in GIS, cartography, remote sensing, programming, and other geospatial related fields. This seminar offers practical, proven advice to help you make the most of your job search, use your networks effectively, optimize your resume and cover letter, and find your dream job in geomatics.
Topics are relevant to new job seekers, mid and late career geospatial professionals trying to move up or laterally in our sector.
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 to the United Nations in Switzerland.
Seminar Topics will include:
- What is a geomatics/geospatial resume?
- Specialty cover letters for geomatics
- Professional associations – should you join one?
- Specialized & niche job hunting strategies
- How to handle recruiters
- Social media and the job hunt
- Your LinkedIn profile
- Career strategies for GIS & Remote Sensing
- The Geospatial interview
- Canadian geomatics 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.