Tag Archives: new job

SXSWi Spots and Sessions for Librarians

Here is the list of all SXSWi events. There are so many sessions to attend and people to meet that it can be pretty overwhelming. When searching this extensive list try narrowing it down by theme such as: DIY, Hacker and Maker Social and Relationships Design and Development Diversity and Emerging Markets Work and Career […]

Tips to Make Your Resume Stand Out

In David McCandless’ fantastic TedTalk he says that “by visualizing information, we turn it into a landscape that you can explore with your eyes, a sort of information map. And when you’re lost in information, an information map is kind of useful.”  Employers these days receive hundreds of resumes. One way to standout from the ever-competitive […]

Landing Your First Librarian Job: Apply for a Library Residency/Fellowship

Upon graduating from my MLS program, I was in a conundrum about how to get a job that required experience as a librarian when there were no entry-level positions available. After discussing this with other librarians and combing alumni forums I came across my answer: The Library Residency!   I think one of the keys to landing […]