185 search results for "volunteering"

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.…

Christa Ruth-Coleman …In Six

My interview with INALJ success story, Christa Naomi: How did you find your current job? Christa: I found my current job through the INALJ digest! I looked through the states I was interested in and then went through the list of websites on the resource page. After so much time job searching, I had a…

Naomi House, MLIS – Portfolio

Being the change: innovating & creating solutions from the grassroots up. Finding & filling a need on the fly.  Connecting info pros with job opportunities. Over 17 years of experience in libraries and information centers. Social media strategist and former CMO. Crowdfunding and patrimony/heritage supporter. Naomi House, MLIS – Portfolio Work Experience / INALJ Partnerships…

How I Landed a Job

 by Stephanie Altbie r Like many of us, I had job interviews that looked as if I might receive a job offer, but no job offer came. Until one day I went on a job interview, and I was offered the job two days later. What was different this time? Job Announcement I applied to…

Lacy McDonald …In Six

My interview with success story Lacy Naomi: How did you find your current job? Lacy: I moved to Alton, IL last November when my husband got a job in the area. I started volunteering at the Hayner Public Library District in January, and clicked with the Volunteer Coordinator right away. Soon, the library posted an…

Rudeness

I recently received the following tweets from an ‘aspiring’ librarian. “Not to be nasty, but do any of the volunteers check links? I have been clicking on a lot of dead links in today’s digest :(” “This isn’t something to get volunteers for? What good is a 150+ document if no one bothers to see…

Alicia Schofield …In Six

My interview with success story Alicia Naomi: How did you find your current job? Alicia: I found the job posting through a job listserv that the U of I’s library school hosts. Naomi: Favorite library you have been to? Alicia: The closed stacks of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library. Naomi: Favorite book? Alicia: This month…

The Interns are Coming!

I am so grateful to Caity Bauer and Katherine Vitlin for volunteering to be the new INALJ interns and Associate editors. They will be formatting the daily jobs digest and I couldn’t be happier. I am hoping to profile them on here soon and start featuring articles and blog postings by them too! Thanks a…

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…

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…