UBM Electronics' EE Times Announces the 2011 Engineers' Career Guide and Salary Survey

Global Survey Finds Engineers are Upbeat, but Uncertain

Mar 23, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Electronics' EE Times (www.eetimes.com), the voice of the electronics industry, today announced a special digital-only edition of the 2011 Engineers' Career Guide and Salary Survey.  

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Highlights of the survey:

  • Engineers working in industry hot spots around the globe received bonuses last year, a sign that "better times may be coming back."
  • Engineers who've been grateful to have any kind of job are gaining confidence and are out in the job market again looking for better opportunities.  
  • Includes summary reports on the latest global salary and opinion survey of how engineers stack up among their peers as well as practical advice and tools for advancing an engineer's career and maximizing satisfaction on the job.  
  • The "headhunter" behind a popular career-advice blog offers tips on how to know when it might be "time to jump ship."
  • A consultant who learned the business the hard way offers advice for avoiding his rookie mistakes. Other experts show how to leverage social media to get ahead and get along on the job, and how to use salary calculators to be armed with the facts when negotiating a starting salary or asking for a raise.

The Engineers' Career Guide and Salary Survey is $29.99.  To purchase the survey, click here.

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