The following resources are available to benefit U.S. IEEE members who are unemployed or anticipating an involuntary career transition:
If unemployed through involuntary termination and actively seeking employment, or if your income has fallen below certain levels, you can request a 50% reduction in your IEEE and society dues/assessments (including publications). Contact IEEE Member Services at 1-800-678-IEEE for details.
Bridge the gap between employers with IEEE member group insurance, including life and dental plans, plus discount health and wellness plans such as vision, telemedicine, counseling and more.
2019 IEEE-USA EMPLOYMENT SURVEY
This report on the 2019 IEEE-USA Unemployed Members Survey provides a comprehensive portrait of IEEE's unemployed U.S. membership and offers insights into the causes -- and remedies -- for loss of employment among technical professionals.
CONSULTING & ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Can you put your skills to work as a self-employed consultant or entrepreneur? Explore these alternative career paths and network with fellow professionals through IEEE-USA's Alliance of Consultants Networks and the Entrepreneurs Resources page.
IEEE-USA's E-Books & WEBINARS
Choose from a variety of career and employment IEEE-USA's E-Books and currently archived webinars. New eBooks and Webinars are continually being published and produced to assist members with their careers and employment strategies.
LOCAL IEEE SECTION & PACE NETWORK PRESENTATIONS
To assist unemployed or at-risk members, IEEE-USA has developed six sets of Power Point Slides with Speaker's notes to help local sections and PACE Chairs conduct meetings focusing on:
IEEE RESUME LAB
This online service helps members develop a resume or CV using an array of professional templates, assists with writing a cover letter and thank-you letter, practice performing mock interviews, build portfolios, conduct skills assessments and more.
CAREER TRANSITIONS — QUICK RESPONSE TEAM
Are you just one of a number of IEEE members affected by a downsizing or lay-off at your company? If so, then IEEE-USA may be able to provide advice and assistance on next steps through a workshop delivered by one of our Quick Response Teams. Contact IEEE-USA for details.
CALCULATE YOUR WORTH
During your job search you will want to evaluate your worth in the marketplace. Try IEEE-USA's Salary Service. The Salary Service will provide you with a complete range of full-time income from primary sources being paid to U.S. IEEE members - electrical, electronics or computer engineers and scientists - in specified employment situations.
If you are planning to become a consultant you may be interested in IEEE-USA's 2020 Consultant Fee Survey Report results.