Is Instructional Design a Good Career Fit? 10 Questions to Consider

Is Instructional Design a Good Career Fit? 10 Questions to Consider

11/13/2020

Whether you're an aspiring instructional designer or you're a professional contemplating a career change to ID, it pays to determine if you're a good fit for the industry.

Here are ten questions to consider before entering the ID field. As I've worked as a corporate, higher ed, healthcare, and as a freelance ID contractor, I can assure you the questions apply to each specialty.

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3 Quick Ways to Jumpstart Your ID Job Search TODAY

3 Quick Ways to Jumpstart Your ID Job Search TODAY

11/06/2020

Ready to start applying for an instructional design (ID) position, but unsure about starting your job search? First, breathe! Don't try to do everything at once. 

Do make sure you have at least a basic ID PORTFOLIO* ready to go and don't forget to use the LinkedIn #Open to Work function - It lets recruiters and hiring managers know you're on the market.

Then, leverage these three key steps:

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ID Contract Work: Go from Freelance to Hired!

ID Contract Work: Go from Freelance to Hired!

10/29/2020

A recent ID post from a Reddit member asked about getting hired full-time after starting out as a contract employee. While many IDs are interested in landing freelance work in addition to a full-time job, the opposite question is also a relevant one. Check out these takeaways, applicable to both freelance and full-time ID work.

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10 Must-Know Instructional Design (ID) Acronyms

10 Must-Know Instructional Design (ID) Acronyms

10/25/2020

If you're just starting out in instructional design and want to break into the industry, you’re likely to come across dozens of acronyms.

To help decode some of the most common terms, let's break down ten of them here!

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