This interview is over 1 year old and may no longer be up to date or reflect the interviewee/interviewees’ positions Reposted from 3/1/12 My interview with the multi-talented Ellen, of L.I.U.’s Palmer School of Library and Information Science and METRO Naomi: If you could take any of your hobbies and create a job out of…
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A Must Read Article from Ellen Mehling of METRO
One of my favorite library people, Ellen Mehling, has written an article entitled I Advise With a Little Help From My Friends: Finding Career Advice in Pop Music over at the Metro.org website. It is fun but still full of seriously good advise.
Networking Tips for the Reluctant Networker
by Ellen Mehling Networking Tips for the Reluctant Networker Networking is, as almost anyone can tell you, the best way to get a job and have a thriving career. Some people though, especially some job hunters, see networking as deceptive or distasteful or unpleasant, and avoid it. Some are so spooked by the negative view…
Know the Difference: Identifying Obstacles to Employment
by Ellen Mehling previously published 10/14/13 “Know the Difference: Identifying Obstacles to Employment” There is a curious thing I see frequently among those I advise: job hunters focusing on a smaller, though possible, less likely obstacle to employment and ignoring a much larger, definite difficulty – some have an almost superstitious fixation on a certain…
Perspectives on Internships and Volunteering from a Sole-Staffer
by Rebecca Crago, Head Editor, INALJ Virginia Perspectives on Internships and Volunteering from a Sole-Staffer I am scheduled to speak at MARAC (Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference) coming up in Erie, PA (my hometown!) on April 25-27, regarding volunteer efficacy from the standpoint of a small institution. And boy, as a solo-librarian and archivist who manages…
Interviews, Success Stories
Jonathan Harrison …Success Story
My interview with success story, Jonathan Naomi: How did you find your current job? Jonathan: Scouring my current workplace’s job page. Already being a worker, even though I was quarter time, got me an interview which lead to me being hired. Naomi: Favorite library you have been to? Jonathan: I would say the downtown public…