What’s in a Resume?

Attention All Recent Graduates.  Do you want to learn how to get your first job?

Gain insights into what’s in a resume, what’s in a resume cover letter, what’s in a resume on LinkedIn, better techniques for finding jobs in job search engines, better interview techniques, being able to effectively negotiate your salary packages, and being the best you can be at professional networking.

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GIS for Beginners #1: QGIS Orientation (Udemy Discount Coupon inside)

This is my complete introductory course on on Quantum QGIS. I show you how to install QGIS, find your way around the interface and how to shade a GIS map. Its a fantastic course for anyone who’s not had much to do with GIS before.

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GIS for Beginners #2: Learn Digitizing using QGIS (Udemy Discount Coupon inside)

This is my complete digitizing course for QGIS. I show you how to Convert a Paper Map into a QGIS Map Using Equipment Every Office Has.

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GIS for Beginners #3: Spatial Analysis using QGIS (Udemy Discount Coupon inside)

This is my “Bare Essentials of Spatial Analysis” course. Learn how to…create a GIS buffer, compare two GIS maps, perform a simple database query, create geographical subsets and the secret to combining database query with geographical query and why it so important.

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The Case for the GIS Analyst

The GIS Analyst sits somewhere between the professional with problems that need to be mapped and GIS Professionals. A GIS Analyst needs to know enough about the problem being mapped to ask intelligent questions of the scientists they’re working with, and enough about GIS to bring useful information to the them. The challenge is to…

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QGIS vs ARC GIS

Geographic information systems, or GIS technology can be used for a wide variety of applications. As GIS technology continues to evolve, one question that is often asked is “which GIS is best”? Two popular GIS’s are QGIS and ARC. Choosing between them can seem difficult, but its my belief that the main aspects of your choice will boil…

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How to Overlay Maps

In the video I tell the beginning of the story of how to overlay maps.  I’ll demonstrate one of the earliest examples of the strategic use of map overlay in planning. If you understand map overlay then you are a long way along the path to understanding GIS. There are a few people in the…

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GIS Data Sources – Map Archives and Old Reports

Its not always possible to get all the data you want for your project off-the-shelf. Archives and Old Reports are one of a number of incredibly important GIS data sources. In fact, many GIS projects would not be possible without the aid of old archives and reports. I’ve used old reports to help with projects…

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Lets Define GIS – Two GIS Applications Examples

Lets define GIS There are many ways to define GIS …and by GIS I mean a Geographical Information System. GIS combines spatial data (maps), temporal data (when things on a map happen) and attribute data (what things are). It uses these to create maps that summarize information in ways that make it incredibly easy to…

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What is a GIS map?

Map 1: What is a GIS map? A GIS map contains points, lines and polygons What is a GIS map? Its a digital map that has two important features… Coordinate system: A GIS map is a computerized map that’s in a coordinate system. The coordinate system allows it to be related to other GIS maps…

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