30 years ago, Deborah Schwarz traded librarianship for entrepreneurship when she founded LAC Group. Deb is now moving into a new role as Chief Strategy Officer and handing over leadership to Robert Corrao, former COO of the company and new CEO. We look forward to the next phase of the company’s journey under their direction!
After some high profile companies decided to change their remote work policies, pundits began to question the concept. New LAC Group CEO Rob Corrao weighs in, saying that for most organizations, it’s all in the blend and balance.
Guest columnist and LIS career adviser Kim Dority discusses side gigs for librarians, sharing ideas, why you should consider it and resources to get started. And while being an Uber driver or AirBnB host could be of interest to you, we promise neither are on the list of options.
You’re not interested in a side-gig per se, but freedom to pursue bigger dreams and aspirations—like writing a novel? LAC Federal employee Rachel Mauro, currently working on a metadata contract project at the Library of Congress, may inspire you. Her short story “Quarter Life” was selected for publication in Volume V of annual anthology District Lines.
The LibGig job board offers a variety of positions by location, role and experience, as well as a mix of full-time, part-time and flex work. Consider this diverse sampling, starting with A for Archivist and ending with Y for Yiddish/Hebrew Cataloger:
Archivist for Douglas County History Research Center (DCHRC) in suburban Denver, Colorado, responsible for services, programs and outreach within DCHRC and the community.