Presentation on theme: "Membership Development By Tarek Lahdhiri Region 4 Membership Development Chair Membership Retreat April 2005."— Presentation transcript:
Membership Development By Tarek Lahdhiri Region 4 Membership Development Chair Membership Retreat April 2005
Some of the IEEE Benefits Improving your skills Networking Helping you with your career transition Your voice in Congress in many issues
Improving your Skills IEEE offers several products to improve your skills: Leadership skills Project management skills Communication skills Interviewing skills Career Planning The list of committees includes but not limited to PACE Committee Employment and Career Service (ECS) committee Career & Workforce Policy Committee
Networking As Lee Stogner (Region 3) said: Engineers are know to say Give me a project I can work on and leave me alone. Then they stay isolated until the end of the project, and when they get laid- off, they complain they know no one to give them next job With IEEE, you have the opportunity to NETWOK and always have a support network Realtors, Accountants, lawyers get it, but engineers dont. I personally got my current job through an IEEE meeting.
Career Transition IEEE helps you with your career transition through: Job listing services Salary services Self assessment tools Ethics Consulting network
Your Voice in Congress IEEE deals with several challenges that affects engineers jobs: Education Visas Social Security Off shoring Tax related issues