You’ve found the perfect job and you are all ready to apply. But how can you make your application stand out and have a successful interview? I recently spoke with Jon Graham who is a GIS and Geospatial Recruiter at Triad with over 16 years of experience. I asked him […]
Geospatial Jobs is a niche jobs board, visited by hundreds of Geospatial professionals each month, who are looking for the next step in their career.
You might be wondering – Why should I use a niche job board? Surely a large generic job website is the best place to advertise my vacancy?
Short Answer – No
Now I appreciate this answer may be biased, however here are 6 very compelling reasons why niche job boards such as Geospatial Jobs, are the best way to find the right person for your company.
Starting out in your career is both one of the most exciting and uncertain times in your life. You are finally leaving the familiar ground of school or university and stepping into the real world. At the same time, you may feel unsure as to how to give your career the best start. What skills are useful to develop? Are you in the right job? How can you get ahead?
These questions are true for most graduates, especially those in the geospatial sector who have such a wide range of career paths and industries available to them.
I want to help you answer some of these questions and get your career off to the great start. So I asked 5 experts across the geospatial sector the same question. What Advice Would You Give To Someone Starting A Geospatial Career? They work at some of the most prestigious geospatial companies and organisations and are well placed to perceive what will be important in the future of the geospatial industry.
Over the past few weeks we have been surveying geospatial graduates from 5 different universities in the UK. Their degrees are from a wide range of geospatial subjects including: Engineering Surveying, Surveying and Mapping, GIS and Remote Sensing. They are all in their last year of study for either an undergraduate degree, a masters or a PhD. We found out what they are planning to do after graduation, their thoughts on the job market and what they value in an employer.