Link to the article: Technology Reveals New Worlds to Map
A New York Times article by Barbara Whitaker today highlights the growth of private sector GIS (geographic information systems) jobs.
“Many jobs are with the government, but technological advances have also helped drive private-sector jobs. The Bureau of Labor Statistics lists G.I.S.-related jobs as among the fastest-growing new or emerging fields. More companies see the value of G.I.S. services, and there are not enough people to fill all the available jobs, said Richard Serby, a founder of GeoSearch, which recruits people for jobs in mapping sciences.”