Here’s what to expect from this episode:
How do you get hired as an instructional designer for the first time without any formal experience? You may be looking at job postings, seeing hundreds of applications, and thinking there is no way to compete with everyone. But the truth is, most people applying for jobs in instructional design will never be hired simply because they aren’t doing the prep work.
In this episode, we’re reviewing what you have to learn, know, and have in place to land that first job as an instructional designer. If you’re feeling overwhelmed and want to know how to get a leg up on the competition, this one is for you!
- Getting hired as an instructional designer with no formal experience
- Preparing yourself to stand out
- Learn adult learning theory and apply it
Now that you understand what is needed to get hired as an instructional designer, what questions do you have? Join our Facebook group, and let’s discuss!
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Thinking about becoming an Instructional Designer (ID) but have no idea how to get started? Instructional Design is a field that is high in demand, very flexible, highly lucrative, and provides you with a great work-life balance (say bye to being overworked and underpaid)!
Join Jill Davidian, 21-year corporate Instructional Design veteran and host of Jumpstart Your Instructional Design Career! Jill has worked in many different industries, including finance, health care, oil and gas, manufacturing, and even with the United Nations. She has helped over 500 new Instructional Designers launch their ID careers with corporate giants like Google and Amazon as well as smaller companies.
Each week she brings real talk, advice and inspiration, and interviews to help budding IDs stand out from the crowd and get that first job. Whether you are trying to figure out if Instructional Design is right for you or you are ready to create a portfolio and rework your resume, you are in the right place to jumpstart your Instructional Design career.