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.
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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 eBOOKS & WEBINARS
Choose from a variety of career and employment IEEE-USA's eBooks 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 2019 Consultant Fee Survey Report results.