Do you feel stuck in the catch 22 of needing experience to get hired but feel like you can’t get experience because no one will hire you? Not to worry. There is a solution. Experience can come in many different forms.
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Here is a secret formula for success to making it as an informational professional. Alumna Christina Mune (MLIS 2011) shared her 3 hints for making a smooth transition from student to professional in what I like to call, secret tips for success. Hint #1 is to expand your horizons.
Graduation is a time to celebrate! It can also be a time of stress when confronted with putting your MLIS to work. Start your post-graduation journey off on the right track by ensuring that you have a realistic and focused plan of action.
We know that networking is the best job search strategy for tapping into the hidden job market but in reality, few people enjoy it or feel comfortable doing it.
Want to get the inside scoop on the variety and diversity of LIS positions available to you? Then join and get involved in a professional association. It is a fantastic way to connect to professionals in the field and keep a pulse on the LIS job market.
Q: I recently attended a conference and I found that I was not as prepared as I’d like to be with knowing what questions to ask employers or other professionals. Can you help me? Thanks.
As SLIS Career Center Liaison, I was recently invited to share job search tips and other career advice on how to land your ideal library job during a recent webinar hosted by American Libraries.
Q: I recently graduated from SLIS but I haven’t been actively searching for a job until now. I have looked at the Career Development site and there are some great resources there, almost too many to absorb.