Tag Archive for linkedin

Scott Wiebensohn …Success Story

My interview with success story, Scott Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Scott:  I found my East St. Louis Community College Center Library Director position through a professional contact on LinkedIn and my Learning Resource Center Manager job at Sanford-Brown College – Collinsville through an old college roommate.  Yes, I work a full-time…

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.…

Amy Gutierrez …In Six

My interview with success story Amy Naomi: How did you find your current job? Amy: My resume’ is on all the major career websites, so although I’m not positive I think I think the recruiter found me on Monster.com. Naomi: Favorite library you have been to? Amy: Being a Southern California native, I’d have to…

Lisa Norton …In Six

My interview with success story Lisa Naomi: How did you find your current job? Lisa: I actually found my current job through pure happenstance. When I kicked off my job hunting journey, I decided I would solely focus on landing my dream job as a reference librarian at a public library. However, as the months…

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…

Kathy Fester …In Six

Success story Kathy Fester Naomi: How did you find your current job? Kathy: I am on every job search site imaginable but when I found INALJ I realized that every position I had seen was now in one place! It was in INALJ that I first saw the vacancy for my current position at Adelphi…

Stephanie Altbier …In Six

My interview with Stephanie Altbier. Stephanie also wrote an article on Frequently Asked Interview Questions for INALJ.com Naomi: How did you find your current job? Stephanie: I found the job announcement for the Digital Library Technician at the National Park Service on the University of Maryland ISchoolDiscussion listserv. Naomi: Favorite library you have been to?…

Michael Schofield …In Six

Naomi: How did you find your current job? Michael: My best, abstract answer is that I found this gig through diligence. I had been aggressively looking for professional library work for a year – before I even graduated. I signed up for the INALJ mailing list, I scoured the ALA JobList feed, www.floridalibraryjobs.org, and watched…

Kim Humberd …In Six

Naomi: How did you find your current job? Kim: I found my job posted on Indeed.com. Since I have daily email alerts of new jobs sent to me daily, I was able to apply right away! Naomi: Favorite library you have been to? Kim: I used to work at the Elmhurst Public Library in Elmhurst,…

About INALJ

Welcome to the INALJ (I Need a Library Job) webpage/journal. This is a one stop shop where fans could find all of my pages and email information as well as bios, interviews, book reviews and original articles by my friends, colleagues and fans. Every day I will add more to this website so stop by,…

Marianne Giltrud …In Six

Naomi: What is your dream job and why? Marianne: I am a big picture person which is somewhat a rarity in our profession. Therefore, I do approach things rather differently than most library professionals. And, while I am somewhat introverted, my dream job would consist of writing, presenting, researching and working with people to achieve…

Ask Naomi: Ask INALJ members

Many of you have noted that I do not have open comments here on INALJ.com. That is because I like gathering all commentators in one place- the INALJ LinkedIn Group. It is a closed group but anyone can join. The reason it is a closed group is that this allows for a bit of privacy-…

Rose L. Chou …In Six

Naomi: What made you interested in blogging for Hack Library School? Rose: I’d been following Hack Library School since it began as a wiki and guest posted early on, but I was too scared of committing myself to writing for it. I loved that library students all over were analyzing issues I was thinking about,…

Ask Naomi: Discussions you need to be having

One of the most important tools in your job hunt is LinkedIn. Beyond having a dynamic and accurate profile you should also be an active, thoughtful, positive contributor to several library and information professional LinkedIn Groups. I want to share my favorites with you below. INALJ- the I need a library job group: a positive…