Career Connection June 28 2018 issue

Career Connection: June 2018

career connection

Successful SLA 2018 annual conference

LAC Group would like to thank everyone who stopped by our booth at SLA 2018 in Baltimore, and to recognize SLA (Special Libraries Association) for another well-run event. Enjoy the photos, and congratulations to our raffle winners!

Top left to right: (1) Attendees stopping by our booth to learn more about LAC career opportunities. (2) The SLA theme “Bmore” largely displayed at the INFO-EXPO hall. Bottom left to right: (3) Main entrance and walkway to general session. (4) We handed out LAC lanyards at our booth and our favorite one, #SmarterThanGoogle, gave folks a laugh! (5) Fellow SLA-goers taking a break at The Park and playing a game of Jenga.

Amazon gift card raffle winners

Jeanette A. Bob C.  Angela T.

Jeanette, Bob and Angela are the three winners of our SLA raffle and each received a $100 Amazon gift card. Thank you to them and all who visited the LAC Group booth!

The AALL (American Association of Law Libraries) annual meeting and conference is around the corner, July 14-17. This year’s theme is dear to our hearts: From Knowledge to Action. Please include the LAC booth (#525) in your show schedule to meet some of our legal researchers and librarians, pick up some goodies and enter your chance to win a subscription to Amazon Prime, Netflix or Hulu—your favorite platform for binge-watching and escape.

Join LAC Group at AALL 2018 →

LibGig Recruiting Director Brad Rogers shares his insider knowledge on crafting a resume to help you soar over the first hurdle in the job application process—initial screening. And if not soar, at least not stumble. While written for law librarians, his advice is applicable to every industry, especially those with the most exacting process and requirements.

Resume tips for law firm librarians →

An enormous and expanding career avenue is taking place in step with the enormous and expanding universe of data. LibGig guest contributor and LIS career advisor Kim Dority offers a helpful view of all the different opportunities and job titles under the label of data librarian, and if compensation matters, take note of the average salary data.

LIS skills in a data universe →

Those who graduated or looked for work in 2008 are probably viewing their 2018 peers with envy, if not a downright stink-eye—the current job outlook is glowing compared to a decade ago. While data librarian is one option (above article), many other opportunities await those with LIS experience and training. LibGig Recruiting Director Brad Rogers shares data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and other useful information for job-seekers.

2018 job outlook for MLIS grads →

LAC Group employee delivers job search presentation

Kudos to Nathan Rosen on his successful presentation on making the most of your online profile for maximum career visibility, delivered to the New York University Alumni Association.

Current openings on the LibGig job board

We feature three listings on our job board that include permanent and temporary, full-time and part-time positions, and invite you to view all openings and to share them with friends to support their career searches.

 

Temporary
Research Librarian in Washington D.C.

Permanent, Full-Time
Manager of Collection Curation and ILL in Westport, CT

Part-Time, Flexible
Library Support Specialist in Houston, TX

If none of these positions interest you, check out all openings.

LibGig is the online career and professional development network for librarians and information
sciences professionals, and the employers in need of their skills. Part of LAC Group.

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