Here’s what to expect from this episode:
Is the current economy making you hesitant to start your career in instructional design? Despite the possibility of a recession, the eLearning industry is booming – and I’ll tell you why.
In this episode, I’m shedding light on why the instructional design industry is recession-proof. I’ll share my experience working in the field during the 2008 recession and the significant advantages this field offers over other corporate careers, so you can feel more at ease as you embark on or continue your journey in corporate instructional design.
- The diversity of instructional design work across industries
- How constant change positively impacts job security
- The future of training and what it means for IDs
- The various types of employment
Instructional design is only going up from here, and there is no better time to get on board. What other questions do you have? I’d love to hear your thoughts. Join the Jumpstart Your Instructional Design Career Facebook Group, and let’s discuss!
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More about Jumpstart Your Instructional Design Career Podcast
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.