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July Roundup

What a fantastic month it has been! Sixty fans found jobs which is up from twenty-two last July and twenty more than in June of this year. In July 2011 the daily INALJ digest was around 81 pages long. Now it often 200+ pages by Friday. Some fast stats for July 2012: over 10,200 Tweets…

Editorial update

The article published today is going through some re-working by the author per her request. As soon as edits are approved I will republish. Until then I will republish the fantastic earlier article by the same author- Naomi

June Roundup

This month has been incredible! Thirty-nine fans found jobs which is up from twenty-four last June. In June 2011 the daily INALJ digest was around 76 pages long. Now it often 200+ pages by Friday. Some fast stats for June 2012: 10,000 Tweets milestone reached 2,071 Twitter followers 4,528 Facebook fans 1,745 LinkedIn group members…

Power On!

Yay!!!! 🙂 Naomi Now to catch up on INALJ and emails 🙂 So thankful the giant 30 foot tree branch didn’t fall on our house. Hoping everyone gets power back ASAP. I hear the government is open tomorrow so off to work I go. Would like a do-over weekend 🙂 I had not realized that…

Power Out!

Hi All, Typing this from a DC McDonalds as we have had no power since the surprise series of storms Friday night. Fingers crossed it will be on soon. Still going to try and get the daily jobs digest out tomorrow afternoon 🙂 Naomi

Interviews!

I have three separate tabs at the top of all of my pages that will lead you to interviews with Success Stories: Librarians and info pros who have found work Great Organizations: Non-profits and other great organizations with a focus on reading, literacy, media and the arts In Six: All interviews including ones with librarians…

Internet!

I am taking a wicked chance here by posting about the successful fixing of my home internet 🙂 but I also wanted to let everyone who has written me in the past two weeks know that I promise to get back to you this week! Thanks everyone who came out the DC/SLA event at Catholic…

No internet yet

Hi All, I have been internet-free at home for over a week now. Comcast swears it will be fixed Monday. Til then I have been at McDonalds trying to bust out Monday’s daily jobs edition. Fingers crossed all will be working soon 🙂 If you have emailed me and not heard back first a HUGE…

Success Stories!

One of the aspects of INALJ that provides me with motivation is reading the stories of librarians and information professionals who have found jobs. I post them throughout the week but wanted to make special note that you can always find them in the tab that is labeled “success stories” on every single page of…

Must follow: ALA JobList on Facebook

reposted from 1/23/12 I love lists and I have made many of my own but sometimes I find I can miss something great buried in the middle of a list so I wanted to spotlight ALA Joblist on Facebook and explain why I love it so. The folks over at ALA Joblist don’t just post…

May Roundup

This month has been fantastic! Fifty-six fans found jobs which is up from fifteen last May. In May 2011 the daily INALJ digest was around 67 pages long. Now it often 180+ pages by Friday. I love looking back and hope we continue to grow in leaps and bounds. It is hard working finding job…

The Interns are Coming!

I am so grateful to Caity Bauer and Katherine Vitlin for volunteering to be the new INALJ interns and Associate editors. They will be formatting the daily jobs digest and I couldn’t be happier. I am hoping to profile them on here soon and start featuring articles and blog postings by them too! Thanks a…

My library :)

Though unfortunately I was off on the day that Cathy of the fab blog Love Special Libraries came to visit you can read her profile here: US Census Bureau Library blog post. The photos are fabulous!!! 🙂

Veg

In an effort to turn over a more prolific leaf this May I decided to spend the last evening of April vegging out. I watched the first four episodes of Game of Thrones season one and didn’t touch the internet (iPhone doesn’t count right?) Now…May!

April Roundup

This month has been fantastic! Forty-seven fans found jobs which is up from sixteen last April. In April 2011 the daily INALJ digest was around 66 pages long. Now it often 200+ pages by Friday. I love looking back and hope we continue to grow in leaps and bounds. It is hard working finding job…

Seeking nominations

I am interested in reaching out to new people to interview for INALJ. If you know of anyone who has been successful in finding a job, or a faculty ember that has been supportive or even a blogger whose site you find helpful send me an email at ineedalibraryjob@gmail.com with a brief explanation of who…

Something I am Working On: Job Hunting Strategies

Over at the INALJ LinkedIn Group I started a discussion on jobs with no applicants that has morphed into a brainstorming session on strategies in the job hunt, specifically for those who are able to relocate. Join us online with any suggestions and tips, but please read through the discussion first to avoid duplications and…

Housed!

So the closing on our house this week is distracting me in my free time. Apologies for the light amount of postings here on INALJ.com and I plan on having more interviews this week. 🙂 Happy job hunting! The daily jobs email is on schedule 🙂

Monday Daily Digest- will be late

Hi All, I am (fingers crossed) closing on a house tomorrow (4/16) morning so the daily jobs digest might be out late in the evening 🙂 Drove out to Assateague and Ocean City today and up to Rehoboth Beach. Will attach a photo at some point. Happy job hunting all!

Back in the Saddle

Hi Everyone, I am hoping to be back to full functioning by Tuesday. I hope to be adding more articles as well as the fabulous In Six interviews. This has been a very busy few weeks but I look forward to being back in the swing of things 🙂