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Erin Sackett-Hermann …In Six

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with success story Erin Naomi: How did you find your current job? Erin: The job posting for my new position was on Dice.com. Naomi: Favorite library you have been to? Erin: My favorite…

Naomi House …In Six

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions A self-directed interview ;) Reposted from 12/29/2011 and 1/27/12 A snapshot of my vision for INALJ from 2011 What is your dream job and why? Naomi: This! I love being able to do reference by…

Alice Kirby …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Alice. Naomi: How did you find your current job? Alice: A little background- I’ve been hunting for library…

Nick Steffel …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions My interview with success story Nick from 6/19/12 Naomi: How did you find your current job? Nick: INALJ! It was funny, actually, since the job was in the same LIS department where I was a…

Susannah Peareth-Kinston.. Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily  Naomi House’s interview with success story Susannah. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Susannah:  After applying for what seemed like a million…

Freya Lucas …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Freya. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Freya:  My current job was advertised on seek.com.au, and…

Allen McGinley …Mover & Shaker

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Allen. Naomi:  How did you come to work for your current position? Allen:  After working for Piscataway PL…

R. David Lankes …In Six

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions I discovered R. David Lankes wonderful Virtual Dave…Real Blog through The Unquiet Librarian’s blog.  From 1/3/2012 Naomi: What is your dream job and why? R. David: Honestly, I have my dream job. As a professor I…

Jobs, Hope, and Community

***Want to find ALL our jobs?  They all live at this link, INALJ Daily Jobs*** Jobs, Hope, and Community by Amy Nickless. I’m not a INALJ “success story”, but maybe in the future I will be.  However, that doesn’t mean I don’t recognize the value of the site and its efforts.  Naomi House did a…

Raymond Pun …Reference/Research Librarian

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with Library Journal 2012 Mover & Shaker Raymond. Naomi:  How did you find your job as a Reference/Research Librarian? Raymond:  In…

Heather Coates… Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Heather. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Heather:  On the ALA Joblist. Sadly, I was not…

Brent Mills …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Brent. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Brent:  I had worked previously at the Hood River…

John Shank …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story John. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? John:  I was in a grant funded position at…

Annie Pho …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions Reposted from 11/27/12 Naomi House’s interview with success story, Annie Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Annie:  I saw the job listed in various places but the first place was in the ALA…

Michele Lucero of LAC Group…In Six

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with LAC Group’s Michele. Naomi:  How did you come to work for LAC Group? Michele:  LAC Group, http://www.lac-group.com/, placed me at me…

Christina Harbour …Success Story

This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Christina. Naomi: How did you find your current job? Christina: I was emailed by someone I met at…

Brittany Turner …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Brittany. Naomi:How did you find your current job? Brittany:  Through a listing in INALJ! Naomi:  Favorite library you have been to? Brittany:  A.K. Smiley Public Library (Redlands, CA – http://www.akspl.org/) Naomi:  Favorite book? Brittany:  The Genius by Theodore…

Visakha Seon …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily Naomi House’s interview with success story Visakha. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Visakha:  I was not having any luck landing a traditional library dream job. I was also not willing to relocate so I knew I had to think outside the…

Barbara Walker …Success Story

All Jobs for INALJ can be found here: http://inalj.com/?p=1441 Updated daily :) Naomi House’s interview with success story Barbara. Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Barbara:  My former lead librarian let me know about an email she had received stating Dallas ISD had several openings for librarians. Since school had already begun, it…

Rachel Somerville …In Six

My interview with INALJ success story Rachel Naomi: How did you find your current job? Rachel: I heard about and became interested in the company through a friend and then saw the job posting on INALJ! Other places I looked were ALA Joblist, Indeed.com, and a few local listservs. Naomi: Favorite library you have been…

Benjamin Nanamaker …Success Story

My interview with success story, Benjamin Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Benjamin:  I can’t remember which of the countless number of job posting RSS feeds I found my current job advertised on, but I do remember where I found the bulk of them. Last summer, Jazmin Idakaar posted a link on her…

Kathy Elliott …In Six

My interview with success story, Kathy Naomi:  How did you find your current job? Kathy:  As soon as I was accepted into an MLIS program, I joined the San Diego Chapter of the Special Libraries Association (SLA-SD). And it paid off. I met San Diego Zoo Global librarian Talitha Matlin, asked if she needed volunteers,…

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.…

Mary McGregor …In Six

My interview with success story, Mary Naomi: How did you find your current job? Mary: Authentic networking: I joined the New York City School Library Association during my last semester of library school. I went to the meetings and I participated. I spoke with school librarians and administrators. When someone from the Library Services team…

Michelle Bourgeois …In Six

My interview with success story, Michelle Naomi: How did you find your current job? Michelle: I found my current job on the library system’s jobs board webpage. I was looking in a particular geographical area, so in addition to looking at INALJ, I frequently checked the websites of the library systems in that area. Naomi:…

Colleen McClowry …In Six

My interview with INALJ success story, Colleen Naomi: How did you find your current job? Colleen: Since I was concentrating on finding work in the Bay Area, I used resources that listed jobs by location. I browsed INALJ’s California listings, search engines like Indeed.com, and the resources available to me at the University of Illinois.…

Lauren Rasmussen …In Six

Reposted from 2/14/12 Naomi: How did you find your current job? Lauren: Through the “I Need a Library Job” list. I checked it every day until I found a job I was qualified for and that would allow me to work in an archival environment. When I found the position, I didn’t hesitate. I applied…

Gretchen Hendrick …In Six

My interview with INALJ success story, Gretchen Naomi: How did you find your current job? Gretchen: I found it on the INALJ daily list, and since its close to where I already am I thought it might be worth checking out. I saw that the job description was a combination of all my career experiences,…

Tyler Dzuba …In Six

My interview with success story Tyler Naomi: How did you find your current job? Tyler: While I was in library school, I worked as a graduate assistant at UNC’s Brauer Math/Physics Library. I developed really fantastic rapport with my supervisor, Zari Kamarei, during that time. She left to be the Head of Science and Engineering…

Stephanie Bennett …In Six

My interview with success story Stephanie Naomi: How did you find your current job? Stephanie: I have to confess, it’s an archives job. And – I applied for it! Truly, I didn’t have any connections at the institution, so I wrote up a cover letter and had my advisor/job guru look it over. One call…

Hannah Winkler …In Six

My interview with success story Hannah Naomi: How did you find your current job? Hannah: Originally, several friends forwarded me the job advertisement knowing that it would be exactly what I was looking for. (And it was!) But it was also posted on GEONET listserv, ALA joblist, and the Chronicle of Higher Education. I was…

Megan Myers …In Six

My interview with success story Megan Naomi: How did you find your current job? Megan: While interning with a federal agency under the Student Temporary Employment Program (STEP) I was strongly encouraged to pursue the Presidential Management Fellowship Program ( http://pmf.gov), a leadership development program that recruits advanced degree candidates to the federal government. During…

Kate Gray …In Six

My interview with success story Kate Naomi: How did you find your current job? Kate: I have been looking at INALJ’s daily digest every day for about six months, and also added several New England library job boards to my RSS feed. I’m not sure whether I found the it in INALJ or the Mass…

Nicole Fonsh …In Six

My interview with success story Nicole Naomi: How did you find your current job? Nicole: I networked like crazy! I had a feeling I wanted to get into development research so I reached out to other librarians I knew who were doing the same type of work. However, I also tried to be creative about…

Sarah Barriage …In Six

My interview with success story Sarah Naomi: How did you find your current job? Sarah: Throughout my job search I had been checking a number of sites, including LibraryJobs.ca, University of Toronto’s iSchool Job Site, and the University of Western Ontario’s Faculty of Information and Media Studies employment resources page. I found the posting for…

Sarah Schlageck …In Six

My interview with success story Sarah Naomi: How did you find your current job? Sarah: My Mom mentioned it to me first. I ignored her until I saw it in the INALJ daily digest and thought it looked interesting. I applied for it and received a phone interview. After that they asked me to come…

Liz Koehler …In Six

My interview with success story Liz Naomi: How did you find your current job? Liz: The posting for my current job was sent out through my library school listserv in February of my final semester. It landed in my lap–I had barely begun my job search at that point. Naomi: Favorite library you have been…

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…

Jennifer Randles …In Six

My interview with success story Jennifer Naomi: How did you find your current job? Jennifer: My new position is actually where I worked as a graduate student assistant while earning my MSIS degree. One of the supervisors left her position to pursue another career, and I applied for it. I was thrilled that the position…

Brian Mathews …In Six

My interview with Brian Matthews, the Ubiquitous Librarian Naomi: What is your dream job and why? Brian: My “dream” job is to be the founder and CEO of a wildly successful startup company. I’m addicted to entrepreneurialism. I love meeting, brainstorming and hanging out with innovators and creative types. I love watching ideas grow into…

Mia Breitkopf …In Six

Reposted froim 1/13/12 My interview with Mia Breitkopf whose article “61 non-librarian jobs for LIS Grads” is catching on fire. Naomi: What is your dream job and why? Mia: Last year, when I was itching to define my career goals, I went to the bookstore and walked away with Life’s A Bitch and Then You…

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…

Zack Frazier …In Six

Republished from 11/28/11, a highly popular interview with Hack Library School’s Zack! Naomi: What made you interested in blogging for Hack Library School? Zack: I had been following Heidi and Micah on twitter before coming to library school. They saw a few posts I had written and offered to take me on after a positive…

Jeanne Kramer-Smyth …In Six

My interview with Jeanne, blogger at Spellbound Blog Naomi: What is your dream job and why? Jeanne: I am lucky that my current position is pretty close to my dream job. I wanted a position in which I could combine my experience and interests, bringing together my strong tech background, training and interest in archives…