Trends in Hiring Instructional Designers

Employers are creating new ways of filtering candidates . . . reports that 94% of employers are using social networks for recruiting and that number will be about 100% next year.

"Smaller companies and even midsize companies are looking at your online footprint first before giving you an interview to see if you would fit into the corporate culture and if there’s anything negative that comes up for your name."

3 Ways That A.I. Is Transforming HR and Recruiting


Become an Instructional DesignerInstructional Design Certificate


What L & D Professionals Need to Know to Get Hired or Promoted

2018 Global eLearning Salary & Compensation Report

The ID Salary Calculator

GlassDoor Salary Report

The instructional design job search process requires developing your subject matter expertise and showcasing that expertise before potential employers.

Employers seek a wide range of skills from an instructional designer. This infographic showcases the full range of skills needed to be a competent instructional designer.

Hiring in the Digital Age: What's Next for Recruiting?
"Smart companies know that they're only as good as their best workers, and will prioritize seeking out the best of the best for their organizations."

Keep It Clean: Social Media Screenings During Hiring Gain in Popularity

Technology Skills for Instructional Designers 
Christy Tucker's Experiencing ELearning Blog discusses common technology and software tools used by instructional designers

Instructional Design Careers and Work
Christy Tucker shares practical tips for instructional designers.

Instructional Design Isn't Dying. It's Evolving.
Christy Tucker sees a bright future for designers who focus on lifelong learning and reflective practice.

How to Become an Instructional Designer by eLearning Industry
This eBook features ‘How I got here’ stories from 24 accomplished instructional designers. Each designer also shares tips, tricks, and insights about the job and the art of instructional design. You can read the book online, or sign up with The eLearning Industry’s Network to download the book.