Industry experts share professional advice for a career in IoT with new eBook from element14.com

Free downloadable publication features insights from high ranking industry experts working at Amazon, Microsoft, Molex and more


element14.com, the online community for engineers, has launched a new eBook for engineers, graduates and tech professionals looking to pursue a career in the fast-growing world of IoT.

The free, downloadable publication collects advice and key insights from industry experts and business leaders representing companies such as Amazon, Eaton, Microsoft, Molex and more. Featured topics include the different career paths available to an IoT professional, the skills and attributes an IoT employer looks for during the hiring process, and how emerging trends such as machine learning and cloud security are affecting the market.

The volume is compiled from insights gathered during a series of Webinars hosted on the element14 Community which focus on professional trends and issues related to the Internet of Things.

Dianne Kibbey, Global Head of Community and Social Media for the element14 Community and Farnell, said: “As the world’s largest online community for engineers and makers, we’re seeing more and more of our members harnessing the power of IoT to shape their careers and pursue new opportunities in the tech space.”

“This new eBook underscores the commitment of the element14 Community alongside Farnell, the Development Distributor, to develop the next generation of engineers; and I believe that the unique insight provided by the industry-leading experts we invite onto our webinars makes it an invaluable resource for graduates and experienced tech professionals alike.”

The eBook, entitled ‘Engineering Your Future: Professional Advice on Pursuing a Career in IoT’ can be downloaded for free along with an extensive library of eBooks by becoming a registered member of the element14.com Community. Visit https://www.element14.com/community/community/publications/ebooks to browse the full collection.

The Webinar series that inspired the eBook can also be accessed as free recordings available to registered members of the element14 Community.

Are You Ready for an IoT Career in 2019 (featuring Amazon and Eaton): https://www.element14.com/community/events/5251/l/are-you-ready-for-an-iot-career-in-2019

Are You Wired for a Great Job in IoT? (featuring Molex and Microsoft): https://www.element14.com/community/events/5222/l/are-you-wired-for-a-great-job-in-iot-featuring-molex-and-microsoft

How To Start and Grow Your IoT Career (featuring Microchip Technology Inc and The Things Network): https://www.element14.com/community/events/5192/l/how-to-start-and-grow-your-iot-career-featuring-microchip-technology-inc-and-the-things-network


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