Webinar: Bridging Skills Gaps in Computer Science and Engineering Fields (30 Sep. | 11 AM)
Tuesday, 30 September, at 11:00 AM EDT, for this
just-added, one-hour free webinar on bridging the
widening skills gaps in computer science, engineering and other STEM fields.
Drawing upon research for his latest book, Future Jobs: Solving the Employment and Skills Crisis,
presenter Ed Gordon will focus on jobs-skills
disconnects in high-tech industries and shine the
spot-light on innovative public-private partnerships that are successfully building regional talent-creation and retention pipelines in southern California and the upper Midwest.
IEEE Member Benefit: Free IEEE-USA E-Book (September)
a special benefit to IEEE members, IEEE-USA is providing
members with one complimentary E-Book each month.
Through 10 October, members can download at no charge
Leading and Managing Engineering and Technology – Book 2: Developing Leaders and Managers. Check your email in-box for
this month's Today's Engineer Email Update for
the download link. If you aren't an IEEE member yet,
join now for this and other benefits!
Apps to Help People in Unsafe Situations & Protect
Win Top Prizes in App-E-Feat Contest
application to help people in an unsafe or
confrontational situation and one to keep an Android
phone clean and optimized have won the top prizes in the
App-E-Feat mobile app development contest sponsored by
IEEE-USA Releases First
Two E-Books in Series
on Women in Engineering
Although women make up about half of the world's
population, they are woefully under-represented in STEM
(Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)
occupations. This and other issues are covered in
IEEE-USA's first E-Book in the series,
Women in Engineering — Book 1
(Volume 1): Inspire and Close the Gender Gap.
Women in Engineering: Passion, Perseverance and Making a Difference,
tells the compelling story of IEEE-USA's 2013 New Faces of Engineering winner, Maria Vlachopoulou.
Careers & Employment Flipboard: A Roundup of Career Guidance for
& Employment Issues Flipboard aggregates career advancement and job-hunting advice for current IT professionals, as well as guidance for those new to the industry. IEEE-USA's Flipboard
also covers entrepreneurship, hiring tips, industry trends and more.
Launches New Salary Service
IEEE-USA has partnered with Industry Insights, a leader
in salary surveys and research, to launch a
enhanced salary service featuring several new products. Users will now have a
choice of two calculators — one that employs the
regression model, and a new calculator that allows you
to select individual filters to calculate your
compensation directly from the salary survey's raw data.
IEEE-USA has also released five downloadable
industry-specific salary reports along with the 2013
IEEE-USA Salary & Benefits Report.
IEEE Election Results: IEEE-USA President-Elect,
2014, and IEEE-USA Member-at-Large, 2014-2015
members have selected
James A. Jefferies to serve as IEEE-USA
President-Elect, 2014. Pending acceptance of the Teller
Committee's report by the IEEE Board of Directors on
November, Jefferies will begin his term as IEEE-USA
President on 1 January 2015. He will succeed 2014
IEEE-USA President Gary L. Blank. U.S. members also
Thomas G. Habetler to serve as 2014-2015 IEEE-USA
are You Worth to Your Employer? 2013 IEEE-USA Salary &
Benefits Survey Now Available
IEEE-USA Salary & Benefits Survey is the 26th
compensation study published by IEEE-USA on U.S. IEEE
members' income, salary and benefits. The report, with
responses from more than 11,000 members, is critical for
accurately understanding current and long-term
compensation practices in the profession, and how those
practices affect individual engineers. The salary survey
is aimed at HR professionals seeking the most up-to-date
salary and compensation data to assist with their
personnel management, and is also useful for individual
members who are interested in finding out how their
compensation compares to others within their cohort.
Promotional Video: ‘Putting the I in IEEE-USA’
IEEE-USA has been
striving for nearly 40 years to support the professional
interests of U.S. IEEE members. How we do that is
captured in a new video, "Putting the I in IEEE-USA,"
where you will find the "I" in IEEE-USA is all about
Follow IEEE-USA on Social Networking Sites
IEEE-USA has established a presence on
Facebook to help U.S. IEEE members follow
the organization's activities and keep them
apprised of the latest news and events that are
affecting their careers and the profession.
Resources For IEEE Members
Unemployed or concerned about your future? Check
out the following resources to help you with
your career and employment:
IEEE-USA Career Navigator,
IEEE Job Site,
Employment and Career Strategies Forum and
IEEE career page. For further
Chair Employment and Career Services Committee
archived home page news