Regardless of what profession or phase of life you’re in, the value of volunteering is undeniable. When employers review the resumes of applicants, a section on volunteering can really speak to the type of employee they would ultimately be. Considering the type of person you are will help to improve your marketability, and hopefully put you in a better position to get the job.
“You make a living by what you get.
You make a life by what you give.”
While the focus is typically about giving back, it’s okay to receive some of the personal benefits that come along with volunteering. Here are three distinct benefits of volunteering for technology professionals:
Beyond your contributions as an ASET member, you may have your own reasons as to why volunteering is beneficial to you. Whatever your reason, know that your efforts are appreciated and employers will surely take notice.
Looking for volunteer opportunities? Visit the ASET Volunteer page to see positions currently needing technology professionals.
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