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Lydia Redding …In Six

My interview with success story (and former classmate), Lydia Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Lydia:  I actually first saw the posting for my job on INALJ, which I check religiously. I typically start with the INALJ daily email from the day before to check the newest postings. Then I visit the Pennsylvania…

Robin Rockman …In Six

My interview with success story and INALJ volunteer, Robin! Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Robin:  BCCLS, which is a large consortium in New Jersey of mostly northern NJ libraries has a great and very active Jobs board.  I would say 90% of the jobs I applied to and interviewed with were through…

Molly Riley …In Six

My interview with success story, Molly! Naomi: How did you find your current job? Molly: I learned about my current job from my personal and professional community here in Santa Barbara. For that matter, I learned about the residency position I held last year from my professional community in Seattle. I always tire of talking…

Mara Egherman …In Six

My interview with success story, Mara M J Egherman, MA, MLIS Naomi: How did you find your current job? Mara:  I was told about a potential opening at my current place of employment, a small liberal arts college, by a librarian at that college while attending an Iowa ACRL conference hosted at that same college.…

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…

Dana Tunick …In Six

My interview with success story Dana Naomi: How did you find your current job? Dana: I found my current job first on the INALJ website, then I had heard that the position hadn’t been filled by a relative who saw the posting in a local newspaper. Naomi: Favorite library you have been to? Dana: I…

Reed David …In Six

My interview with success story Reed Naomi: How did you find your current job? Reed: I first heard about it from an e-mail sent to the Music Library Association’s listserv. It was posted on INALJ as well. Naomi: Favorite library you have been to? Reed: My favorite libraries include the Library of Congress (although the…

Tammy Ivins …In Six

My interview with success story Tammy Naomi: How did you find your current job? Tammy: I believe that I found the job posting on libgig.com, pulled from ALA. I did not know anyone affiliated with or anything about Francis Marion, but (after researching it) the university sounded like a great fit. The head of reference…

Emily Stephens …In Six

My interview with success story Emily Naomi: How did you find your current job? Emily: I found my job as a Gensler Knowledge Support Specialist by setting up an email feed from Indeed.com that sent me any job post in my area that included the word “library.” The Gensler job description mentioned that a Library…

Andy Woodworth …In Six

Reposting from 1/10/12 My interview with the fabulous blogger Andy Woodworth of Agnostic, Maybe . Naomi: What is your dream job and why? Andy: If I could do my blog as a full time job, I’d be ecstatic. I enjoy the conversations around these issues as well as the analysis and reactions. It would be…

Dee Krasnansky …In Six

My interview with success story Dee Naomi: How did you find my current job? Dee: Answered ad in local paper Naomi: Favorite library? Dee: Finksburg Library in Carroll County. It offers lots of parking, plenty of computers with no problem about asking for extra time. Most importantly, the staff is knowledgeable, friendly and eager to…

Margo Kulseth Klein …In Six

My interview with success story Margo Naomi: How did you find your current job? Margo: I found my new job on the website of Minnesota Council of Nonprofits. Naomi: Favorite library? Margo: I don’t have a favorite library. I love them all. Naomi: Favorite book? Margo: I have many favorite books, but one that stands…

Amanda Fensch …In Six

My interview with Girls in the Stacks Amanda! Naomi: What made you interested in blogging for or starting Girls in the Stacks?: Amanda: I’d been reading the blog for some time and always thought the ladies of GiTS were funny and interesting. I also really liked the fact that they predominantly reviewed YA lit, which…

Bobbi Newman …In Six

My interview with Librarian by Day, Bobbi Newman Naomi: What is your dream job and why? Bobbi: I recently returned to school full time to pursue my Masters in Public Policy. So much of the work I was doing was related to the digital divide and 21st century literacies, I kept running into issues surrounding…