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How Can ISA Best Meet My Needs?

How can ISA help me?  This is a question we hear from automation professionals, members, and volunteer leaders.  As a section leader, it is a question that I have also asked in the hope of helping me better perform my volunteer role.  There is no simple one-line answer, but let me provide a few common […]

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ISA Is Much More Than a Membership Organization

It’s fitting, I believe, that this column is being posted in November—the month that ISA and the Automation Federation have designated as Automation Appreciation Month. Automation Appreciation Month provides ISA with an opportunity to thank its members for their strong support, active involvement, and leadership contributions. In addition, the month celebrates the value and significance […]

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ISA certification programs can position employees and employers to succeed

In today’s tough economy, many employees are searching for ways they can stand out from the crowd, both strengthening their hold on their current jobs and boosting their prospects for career advancement. On the other side of the coin, employers—facing tight hiring budgets and fierce marketplace competition—are expecting that workers have the proven experience and […]

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ISA training can provide the high-performing workforce that manufacturers and global economies need to grow

While the U.S. and world economies are still struggling to grow, there are important steps that manufacturers and process industries can take to improve their competitiveness. Workforce training can play a vital role in boosting operational performance and productivity. Well-trained employees are better able to adapt to change—a must in today’s economy—and less likely to […]

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Making the Most of Your ISA Membership: InTech Magazine

One of the major benefits of the International Society of Automation’s (ISA) membership is ISA’s flagship magazine, InTech. Published six times a year, InTech is a peer-reviewed and trustworthy source, providing timely information about recent technical developments, trends in our industry, and details about the sector as a whole. InTech explores and reports on the […]

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Getting the Most out of an ISA Student Membership

How can students expand their technical bases and pick up the interpersonal skills hiring employers want? ISA student membership offers many opportunities for professional enhancement. Here are a few: Leadership opportunities: There are many opportunities besides being an officer. Students can set up meetings. events, or activities. This helps develop organizational, networking, and project management […]

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