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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…

Emily Singley …In Six

My interview with success story Emily Singley Naomi: How did you find your current job? Emily: I set up a customized feed at Higher Ed Jobs. I also saw it posted on INALJ and Simmons GSLIS Jobline. I had all my job site feeds coming into Google Reader, and also set up a list of…

Ask Naomi: Why not post all jobs online?

One question I get often is why is the daily digest the format I settled on instead of posting all jobs on Twitter or online? My goal long term is to make an online database but one that is sortable and searchable. One of the key components of INALJ the digest as a service is…

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,…