LibGig Recruiting Director Brad Rogers shares some LIS career advice for San Jose State University students and recent grads of SJSU School of Information. The iSchool’s Career Blog is published by the SJSU career center liaison to iSchool to share resources and tips for LIS students and graduates.
In the article, Brad shares the following librarianship career trend:
“A growing trend is for employers to seek more specialization than they used to. If you have some specific skill or knowledge, use that information to help you target your hunt.”
Brad also explains the kinds of hiring done by LibGig:
- Direct hire is when LibGig recruits and vets candidates to fill employer requirements for open positions.
- Temporary staffing is typically for open-ended contracts that may start with a timeframe in mind but expand if needed. These positions fill a temporary gap for an employer.
Brad explains that the primary benefit of taking a temporary position is to gain relevant experience and begin building a professional network.
Read the entire article here.