I. Library and Information Science (General)
ALA Editions: Professional library tools & resources
What They Don’t Teach You in Library School–print/e-book Bundle Elisabeth Doucett Item Number: 7700-5927 Publisher: ALA Editions Price: $59.00
How to Stay Afloat in the Academic Library Job Pool–print/e-book Bundle Edited by Teresa Y. Neely; Foreword by Camila A. Alire Item Number: 7700-0801 Publisher: ALA Editions Price: $47.00
The New Information Professional: Your Guide to Careers in the Digital Age
By Judy Lawson, Joanna Kroll and Kelly Kowatch
Career planning help for a fast-evolving profession!
6 x 9 | 200 pp. | $54.95 www.neal-schuman.com/gci
Mid-Career Library and Information Professionals
A Leadership Primer
By Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen
6 x 9 | 200 pp. | $90.00
7 Ways to Sharpen Your Leadership Skills by Ritika Trikha US News Money/On Careers April 17, 2012.
Recovery, reframing and renewal: Surviving an information science career crisis in a time of change.
By Oliver Cutshaw.
Chandos Information Professional Series, 2011. ISBN 9781843346326.
The New Professional’s Toolkit
By Bethan Ruddock
6 x 9 | 192 pp. | $95.00
2. Mentoring and Advisement
Developing Library Leaders
A How-To-Do-It Manual for Coaching, Team Building, and Mentoring Library Staff
By Robert D. Stuart and Maureen Sullivan
8.5 x 11 | 250 pp. | $80.00
Taking Charge of Your Career
A Guide for the Library and Information Professional
By Joanna Ptolomey
6 x 9 | 266 pp. | $95.00
Library 2.0 Groups:
ACRL New librarians’ roundtable
NYLA NMRT (New Members roundtable)
3. Resume Writing, Cover Letters, and Interviewing
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Blue Sky Resumes is a small team of professional writers and job search experts based in New York.
Resume Writing and Interviewing Techniques that Work
A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians
By Robert R. Newlen
Includes sample resumes, cover letters, interview answers, and more
8.5 x 11 | 160 pp. | $60.00
Blue Sky Resumes
Here’s some info about what recruiters *don’t* like to see: http://www.careerealism.com/10-things-recruiters-wont-tell-you-but-i-will/
What happens to your resume? Video: What happens to a resume after it’s submitted online? Job seekers who apply to positions online complain that they rarely even receive a confirmation, let alone a personal response. Lauren Weber has details on The News Hub. Photo: Getty Images
Non-traditional resumes and CVs:
Your resume, v. oblivion. Lauren Weber, Wall Street Journal, Careers, January 24, 2012.
No more resumes, say some firms. Rachel Emma Silverman. Wall Street Journal, Careers,January 24,2012.http://online.wsj.com/article_email/SB10001424052970203750404577173031991814896-lMyQjAxMTAyMDMwMDEzNDAyWj.html?mod=wsj_share_email_bot
7 Examples of Fresh New Ways to Start Your Cover Letter. Hernandez, Jessica Holbrook. Careerrealism.com. February 1, 2012
Guide to Job Interviewing Resources and Tools (Quintessential Careers.com)
Soft Skills: What Employers Want (and Don’t Want) in an Employee by Ellen Mehling, METRO.org:
Job hunting for 50+
Job Tips for 50+ Workers
Need help updating your resume or preparing for an interview? These resources can help AARP | Updated January 2012 : http://www.aarp.org/work/job-hunting/info-05-2008/job_tips_for_50plus_workers.html?cmp=NLC-MBR-020612-MBRTRIGR
METRO: Deb Hunt and David Grossman
Sponsored by METRO and SLA-NY
Wednesday 15-Feb-12 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM EST
SLA: Expand your career potential: Increase your expertise, compensation and career satisfaction. Part 1. Broadening your existing skill set.
Handling Those Job Search Blues by Susan. Work Coach café.com. February 1, 2012.
Five O’Clock Club. Premier outplacement and Executive Coaching organization. Provides job search articles, books and private and small group career Coaching.
Transitioning to Librarianship:
15 Tips for a Successful Career Transition to Librarianship. Mehling, Ellen. Metro.org. 11-Jan-12 10:00 AM EST
5. Social media:
Liz Lynch Smart Networking blog: http://www.SmartNetworkingBlog.com
Everything You Need To KnowAbout LinkedIn Recommendations by Susan Adams, Forbes staff http://www.forbes.com/sites/susanadams/2012/02/08/everything-you-need-to-know-about-linkedin-recommendations/
LinkedIn SuperGuide -Tutorials, Tips and Tools
July 27, 2009 by Dan Schawbel
November 9, 2009 by Sharlyn Lauby
The Facebook Guidebook by Mashable. http://www.linkedin.com/news?viewArticle=&articleID=277179682&gid=4065908&type=member&item=91589178&articleURL=http%3A%2F%2Fmashable.com%2Fguidebook%2Ffacebook%2F&urlhash=aTbJ&goback=.gde_4065908_member_91589178
Yoohoo. Do you Yahoo? Stephanie/Sara Leah Gross
6. Employment resources:
JINFO: Jobs in Information www.jinfo.com
Jobs in Library and Information Technology www.lita.org/jobs/postings.html
LIBJOBS: Employment Mailing List for LIS Professionals www.ifla.org/II/lists/libjobs.htm