Build Your Career Site Redesigned
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 24 November, 2009 – Build Your Career, the IEEE Computer Society’s career-development website for technology professionals, has been relaunched with more intuitive navigation and expanded content aimed at specific targeted audiences.
The redesigned site organizes tools and content for computing professionals who are seeking to Get Started, Advance, Transition, or become an Entrepreneur. In-depth Career Watch trend features offer critical advice on such topical issues as working in global teams, developing expertise in parallel programming, and breaking into new markets such as computer generation or smart grids. The Career Watch features are organized into Education and Training, Job Trends, Hot Sectors, and Startups categories.
The Build Your Career: Getting Started area offers unique resources for computing professionals just starting out in the field, including job opportunities, information on courses and certifications, webinars, interviews, and professional development tips.
Build Your Career: Advancing offers resources to help professionals sharpen existing skills and acquire new ones in order to move into management or positions of greater authority and responsibility. Tutorials, e-learning courses, webinars, and news features are all directed toward that end.
Build Your Career: Transitioning provides a variety of resources designed to help computing professionals polish old skills, develop new capabilities, explore alternatives, embrace fresh opportunities, or satisfy new interests to keep careers satisfying and relevant.
The Build Your Career: Entrepreneurship area provides resources for those who have always had a desire to be their own boss or start their own business. Find out how to secure funding and endure current challenges for startups with news, articles, and interviews.
In addition, Build Your Career connects to the Computer Society’s certification and training offerings. Besides the Certified Software Development Associate (CSDA) and Certified Software Development Professional (CSDP) credentials, the Computer Society offers an e-learning campus with more than 3,000 courses, and a jobs site with job listings specifically targeted at the software and computing field. Under the pressures of rapid technology advances, globalization, shifting demographics, and new business approaches, such a comprehensive array of tools will be necessary in a marketplace that will change dramatically over the next decade.
About the IEEE Computer Society
With nearly 85,000 members, the IEEE Computer Society is the world’s leading organization of computing professionals. Founded in 1946, and the largest of the 39 societies of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Computer Society is dedicated to advancing the theory and application of computer and information-processing technology. The Society serves the information and career-development needs of today’s computing researchers and practitioners with technical journals, magazines, conferences, books, conference publications, certifications, and online courses.