Trends in Hiring Instructional Designers

According to the Forbes Top 10 Workplace Trends

"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."


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Infographic - 2017 eLearning Salary & Compensation 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

How Does One Get Started as an Instructional Designer?
Dawn Fry - Director of Instructional Design at Pinnacle Career Institute asks “... Do you have an online web portfolio? If not build one.”

Get an E-Learning Job with These Simple Tips
Tom Kuhlmann provides his insider tips on getting an instructional design job.

So You Want to Be an E-Learning Consultant?
Harold Jarche explains the pros and cons of life as a freelance instructional designer.

Christy Tucker’s Blog - Instructional Design: Tips from the Trenches
Christy Tucker shares very practical tips for instructional designers.

Infographic - 2017 eLearning Salary & Compensation Report

eLearning Guild’s 2017 eLearning Salary & Compensation Report

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