Resources for Unemployed and Underemployed Automation Professionals
Unemployment and layoff rates in the United States are rising rapidly, and many of our Members are experiencing difficult times. ISA exists to help our Members in every phase of their career, including the difficult phase of unemployment. This page is a collection of resources that might be helpful for unemployed or underemployed professionals. Check this page often, as we will continue to add to this list of resources as we identify and develop programs that may benefit you.
Automation and Engineering Job Portals and Searching Sites
ISA Programs and Member Services
ISA’s Job Portal: ISA Jobs
ISA Jobs is the portal for job seekers to post and update resumes, check out job openings, search for jobs, and sign up for job alerts. ISA Members may post their resume or contractor profile for FREE. Visit www.isa.org/isajobs for more information.
ISA Members belong to Sections, which are geographically-based groupings of Members. Attending your local section meetings is a great way to network and find out more about the jobs that might be available in your area. Click here to find your local Section’s contact information.
ISA Members receive free membership in Technical Divisions as part of their Member benefits, one membership from each department. Additional Division memberships are $10 each. ISA Division Members have exclusive access to e-mail discussion lists and other networking tools. Click here to learn more.
It’s a tough job market out there, and ISA certification might be the edge you need to find another job quickly. Learn more here: www.isa.org/certify
Networking: ISA Member Directory
ISA offers a Members-only online resource to find other ISA professionals. Simply visit the member directory page and sign in with your member login.
Save Money: ISA Personal Privileges
ISA offers Members many ways to save money on the services that they purchase. Click here to learn about these discount programs.
Stay in Touch: Update Your Membership Record
ISA offers a convenient way to update your membership record online so that you can continue to receive your ISA benefits at a new address or email account. Simply log in to the ISA site with your member information, click “My ISA” and click “My Record” on the left navigation menu. Or, if you’d rather update your record over the phone, call our customer service team at (919) 549-8411
Need a refresher or want to learn the fundamentals of automation and process control applications to give you an edge in the job market? ISA offers a comprehensive, hands-on introductory course...click here for details.
ISA also has a wealth of convenient and affordable online courses of study centered around the fundamentals of industrial measurement and control, which can provide the basis and skills you need for entry into the job market. Click here for more information.
U.S. General Unemployment Resources