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This anonymous interview is with a job hunter who is not currently employed (even if part-time or in an unrelated field), has not been hired within the last two months, and has been looking for a new position for more … Continue reading
But I have one librarian in my department who strongly disagrees. They regularly mentor MLIS students to only apply for librarian positions. I have told them that making such a pronouncement doesn’t account for an individual’s life situation. Continue reading
Fair Library Jobs A group of library workers who use grassroots campaign methods to improve recruitment practices in the UK library sector. @FairLibraryJobs. Profile on September 2, 2022. Core Best Practices for Academic Interviews Practical recommendations for running better interviews. … Continue reading
d a wonderful spreadsheet that lists the ALA accredited library schools, their career center or job posting site, and notes about requirements, alternatives, etc. Continue reading
I would also advise people fresh out of school with little to no experience to find a library and volunteer. A lot of smaller libraries would really appreciate someone who is willing to help out. And sometimes that can lead to employment! Continue reading
I’ve received a number of media inquiries and speaking opportunities through the “contact” portion of my website, and orders for book supports through my links. Continue reading
This anonymous interview is with a job hunter who is currently employed (even if part-time or in an unrelated field), has been hired within More than 18 months. This person is looking in Academic libraries, Archives, Library vendors/service providers, Public … Continue reading
Further Questions: Legalities aside, should applicants address a noticeable physical condition in an interview?
This week we asked people who hire librarians Legalities related to discrimination aside, if an applicant comes to interview and has a noticeable physical condition, such as (but not limited to): a brace from surgery bandages from a biking accident … Continue reading
It’s almost election time! ALA presidential candidate Julie Todaro has graciously agreed answer a few questions about her thoughts on ALA’s role in library hiring. Voting instructions for ALA members will be sent out starting March 24. Visit this page for … Continue reading
Further Questions: How long should librarians keep grad school accomplishments, activities, internships, etc. on their CVs/resumes?
This week we asked people who hire librarians How long should librarians and information professionals keep grad school accomplishments, activities, internships, etc. on their CVs/resumes? 5 years out of school, 15 years out, forever? Another way to consider this: if … Continue reading