It is no secret that conducting a job search can sometimes elicit feelings of stress, anxiety, and nervousness. When these feelings get the best of you, your confidence may suffer and that is the last thing you want to happen when you are trying to make a positive first impression.
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“How do I know if I am qualified to apply for a position?” I get asked this question more often than you’d think. While the answer seems simple, there are most definitely key factors to consider.
When you are applying for jobs (internships, part-time, or full-time) and not getting interviews, chances are strong that your resume is NOT doing its job. This is the time to stop what you are doing, back-up, take a look at your resume and reevaluate your marketing tool.
When you submit your resume online, many employers use an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) to screen for the most qualified candidates. The ATS can screen your resume for key words, years of experience, education, job titles, and more. The employer determines which fields the ATS screens for.
People with library and information science degrees are putting their skills to work in all kinds of interesting places. But the places may not be libraries, and the job titles may not say “librarian.
Do you want to increase your online presence and get yourself noticed as a way to support your job search efforts but have no idea where to get started writing for publication? There’s a wiki for that.
Think you are ready for the job search? Take a quiz to test your job search readiness and see how you rank.
- Should you customize your resume for every job posting? Y or N
Q: I have some very specific things that I will be looking for in a career once I complete the program. I'm constantly reviewing job postings, background info on professionals in the industry and reading up on current trends.
I recently received the question below from a SLIS student and it was decided that the answer to this question may benefit other students as well. Here goes…