What does it mean to hire strategically? Making a “strategic hire” means that the company chooses the candidate that has the ability to elevate the company in a significant way. Many times, that doesn’t mean that the “top candidate” or the candidate with the most qualifications gets the offer. Often, there are other factors that make one candidate a better hire for your company than another. Finding the right candidate is much easier when the process starts with carefully analyzing the job requirements and what type of strategic hire is needed.
When writing a resume and/or a job description, geospatial terms are often interchanged. Below are the basics in how to utilize this terminology to attract the right candidates to your job postings or employers to your resume.
Below are excerpts from an article from 2014 written by Caitlin Dempsey Morais. She has been the editor of GIS Lounge since 2001.
The terms GIS (which most commonly is an acronym for Geographic Information Systems) and geospatial are often used interchangeably. There are differences in what the terms GIS and geospatial mean.
Those engaged in geospatial business activities have reason to be optimistic about the future.
Revenues from the public sector lead geospatial market growth and account for more than one-third of total revenue. While federal governments were among the early adopters of GIS technology, recent trends toward devolving more responsibilities to states and localities have spurred those entities to become important consumers of GIS. While industries in the regulated sector, such as utilities, telecommunications, transportation and education, are the largest consumers of GIS/geospatial solutions, private-sector growth remains dependent upon business adoption based on the added-value these technologies provide. (Daratech, GIS/Geospatial Markets and Opportunities)