In the current economic climate, it’s more important than ever to stand out (in a positive way) as a job candidate. There are lots of other people applying for the same jobs as you, so catching an employer’s eye is essential.
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When you think of a leader, who comes to mind? Maybe a former teacher, a government official or someone in business?
If you didn’t think about a librarian, you need to think again.
Whether you are getting your diploma this month or just starting the MLIS program, your end goal is the same: landing a great job. The iSchool at SJSU conducts an annual study of LIS-related job posting to see what employers are looking for.
Think your MLIS degree will keep you in the background? Think again.
“New MLIS holders are often reluctant or don’t quite understand how quickly they will find themselves in management and leadership positions,” Dr. Cheryl Stenstrom explains.
We all know leadership is important. But what does leadership look like in an academic library?
Many employers look for leaders. But what does that mean in the library world? A new series of webinars aims to answer that question.
If you’re a current iSchool student, you’ve definitely heard about the MLIS core competencies. You may even be planning your future courses and to diligently make sure you take a course that meets each competency.
Are you interested in a career outside of academic or public libraries? Are you curious about LIS jobs in the pharmaceutical industry or another STEM area? Do you want to know what job titles to search for beyond “librarian”?
Are you interested in a career outside of a traditional library environment? SJSU’s Student Chapter of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) has an outstanding webinar coming up!
I attended Library 2.0 earlier this week, and while the title of this post implies that I’ll be talking about cool new makerspace ideas, I’m not. It was incredibly interesting to view sessions through my Career-Blog-colored-glasses because it was like watching LIS skills in action.