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AngelaLee
Esri Contributor

Chances are you’ve heard the term “lifelong learning” – the ongoing pursuit of knowledge for personal or professional development. Because the GIS industry is so dynamic in terms of both technological change and growth in application areas , lifelong learning is key to career success.

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JosephKerski
Esri Frequent Contributor

The advent of 3D analytics, the integration of interior and exterior space mapping, real time and big data analytics, enterprise and web GIS, and artificial intelligence and machine learning are 5 trends that are rapidly transforming the landscape of GIS.  How can you successfully navigate through these trends, learning about them and weaving them into your own career journey?  This essay presents the trends and strategies on how you can do just that. 

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RaquelPerez
Esri Contributor

The theme for Earth Day 2022 is Invest in Our Planet. Businesses, governments, and citizens must be ALL IN to take action. It is said that young people will be the most impacted by the effects of climate change. AdobeStock_462577741.jpeg

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AngelaLee
Esri Contributor

Whether you’re just starting your career or looking for growth opportunities, cultivating strong professional relationships will benefit you both professionally and personally.

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BrianBaldwin
Esri Regular Contributor

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Hopefully your first job interview didn't go like this... but for far too many people, it's probably an eerie reminder of a time they would rather forget.

To better understand the always evolving overlap between GIS education and industry... I wanted to ask some recent graduates what THEIR experiences have been like.

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RosemaryBoone
Esri Contributor

As a young professional and/or student, finding creative ways to “stick out from the rest” is top of mind. Stand out to potential employers by using ArcGIS StoryMaps to create your resume, cover letter, portfolio, and/or bio. Here are 8 examples to use as inspiration. 

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RaquelPerez
Esri Contributor

This is a list of resources that was presented in the YPN SIG on July 16, 2020. 

We are open to adding to this list. Feel free to respond here or email ypn@esri.com.

EDGE (Ethnically Diverse Geospatial Engagement) edgegeospatial.com  

EDGE LinkedIn Group www.linkedin.com/groups/12440289/

NorthStar GIS - gisnorthstar.org

TRELIS-GS (Training and Retaining Leaders in STEM – Geospatial Sciences) www.ucgis.org/trelis

Women in GIS (US and Canada) - womeningis.wildapricot.org

Women in Geospatial+ (Europe and Africa) - www.womeningeospatial.org

Women in GIS Networking Groups and Interviews - https://www.gislounge.com/women-in-gis/

Maps That Make Us-Personal essays on the power of maps for shaping public and private lives Instagram story - https://www.instagram.com/stories/highlights/17843920684841488/  @citylab #MapsWeMake

A Call to Action for an Anti-Racist Science Community from Geoscientists of Color: Listen, Act, Lead - https://notimeforsilence.org

What Black scientists want from colleagues and their institutions- https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01883-8

The essays of Laura Morgan Roberts, Harvard Business Review - https://hbr.org/search?term=laura%20morgan%20roberts
Speaking up on racism by Apple’s Tim Cook - https://www.apple.com/speaking-up-on-racism/

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RichardMadumere
New Contributor III

"Nineteen people may love your work, but the twentieth person may not and will tell you so; try not to let this affect you. That may sound trite, but there is huge risk in letting criticism get you down." ~ Carrol Boyes, South Africa 

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RichardMadumere
New Contributor III

"The most successful people reach the top not because they are free of limitations but because they act in spite of their limitations." ~ Michael K. Williams

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RichardMadumere
New Contributor III

Practicing the habit of giving your best in whatever you do, ensures that when you eventually get to that which you’ve always wanted to do, the habit of giving your best is uncompromised and comes easily. Conversely, holding back the best version of ourselves, because we are not yet where we envisioned ourselves to be, could have a negative effect on who we hope to become.

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