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Want a GIS Job? It’s Time to Get Political.

A large majority of GIS jobs exist in local government – state, province, county, parish, city, territory, village, or hamlet. This statement shouldn’t be something new to you though. If you’re looking for a GIS job, local government is a very good starting point. The problem is that you and every other qualified GIS professional knows this. To complicate matters, whether you want to admit it or not, politics may enter into the mix as to whether you find out about a job or even get an interview. So get friendly with those who may have political connections. That can never hurt your chances at getting your dream GIS job…

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