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.Continue reading
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:Continue reading
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.Continue reading