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Hello Geo tech Professional... Welcome to a busy Tuesday edition of our Geo tech news roundup... loads of goodies here so be sure to take some time and browse this one today! You'll notice a few career related resources provided. Employment and professional development is indeed a hot topic these days so I've paid a bit of attention to that space today, you'll also notice that the news releases have been split out into categories to make it a little easier for you to skim the headlines. First, I rolled out a feature that looks at a number of companies that are aggressively hiring Geo profesionals (more than 10 of them actually). A number of companies are hiring Geo and location Tech professionals, particularly professionals with programmer / developer skills. Here's a short list of 10+ opportunities to consider from the following companies: Esri, Esri Canada, Intergraph, Latitude Geographics, Safe Software, OpenGeo, New Century software, Pacific Power, Spatial Networks, Telvent, Ubisense, and NBT Solutions. Do you have a job to share? Send details to jobs @ Finally, social media is playing an important role in people's job search. Finding a job is challenging indeed, however, more and more folks are turning to Twitter for that edge. I've just rolled out an article that takes a closer look at how to use Twitter to find a job, I look at a recent GeoGeek success story, thanks to twitter, and finish off with a number of common sense tips and tricks. See complete details and loads of tips in this article.

Be sure to have a look around the GISuser career Center as a number of new Career opportunities have been listed this week... Employers, be sure to take advantage of this resource for your next hire! Be sure to also scope out our LinkedIn Group where more than 18,000 of you have already joine... wow! Have a great week all! You can always reach me @gletham or via email to editor at PS: Have you checked out LiDARNews and details of our new, LiDAR Magazine (Print) yet?? It's awesome...

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Carnival Of The Geospatialists #4 - Musings and Down-Right Cool Things Shared by the Geo Faithful - Once again another wander around the web and some cool Geo Musings to share in an edition of the Carnival of the GeoSpatialists... cool, fun things from the GeoGeek Community - Enjoy!

10 Awesome Technology Career Opportunities for GeoGeeks, Geo developers and Geo Pros - I love sharing and I really dig helping people. So, for some Friday fun I've elected top spend 20 minutes of my time putting together an awesome list of HOT Career opportunities for Geo/Tech professionals. Hopefully I can help bring together an employer and some talent - good luck!

MapMart Teams with OnTerra Systems To Add Worldwide Bing Maps Coverage To The MapMart Cloud - Subscribers to this Bing Maps image capture service will be able to stream Bing Maps content directly into their current projects for base mapping, reference, and feature extraction.


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Senior Software Test Lead, Esri - Use your test planning, customer interaction, and release management skills to facilitate software testing and release to customers. In this role you will be part of ensuring high quality releases of software products and solutions.

Product Manager - Linear Referencing (Esri) - Guide a team that is charged with defining, building, and releasing software products focused on linear referencing systems and highway data management. The ideal candidate will possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy, a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality.

Geospatial Web Application Developer, VA - NBT is currently looking for full and part-time Junior Web Application Developers to assist with the implementation of a variety of projects - including several geospatial application development projects - in its Buffalo, NY, Portland, ME, and Williamsburg, VA offices. Preference will be given to candidates local to the Williamsburg, Virginia office.

GIS Mapping Specialist ,Texas - Entry-level GIS Specialist position which involves mapping and editing land parcels using ESRI ArcGIS software. Bachelor's Degree in Geography or related field required. Knowledge of basic land principles and property descriptions a plus. Must be organized, detail oriented and able to work well in a team environment. Salary plus full benefits.

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