"'Embarking on a job search can feel like skydiving. It seems like such a terrifying endeavor, as you throw yourself into the unknown!' Nancy Karas sometimes says this to her clients who are about to start job search."
Much has been written on the topic of 'interview red flags' – but it’s mostly from the employer perspective: what to watch out for when interviewing candidates. But what about the view from the interviewee? Here are few red flags—along with a couple anecdotes—that should make you run and scream from a library interview.
Either the flood waters are rising or I’m just more observant (probably a combination of the two) but there seem to be quite a high number of library jobs with data responsibilities coming out these days.
I get a lot of email asking for advice either on getting an MLS, the job search or the skills needed. So I've pulled together a list of the best of the best advice for potential MLS students, current students and job seekers.
"The Library Routes Project was set up in October 2009 (see About for more details), to bring together the thoughts and experiences of Information Professionals on how they got where they are today, and why they chose to work in libraries at all."
When I read “Library Limbo,” a news story about library staff members being laid off the University of San Diego, I had to resist adding a comment because I needed what preschools sometimes call a “time out.” My first responses were strong, but not...