May 4, 2009 - vol. 10, no. 3 - ISSN 1532-0839
Welcome back to Info Career Trends!
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Today’s theme, “Being Proactive,” reflects that reality that in a down economy it’s more important than ever that we [...]
March 2, 2009 - vol. 10, no. 2 - ISSN 1532-0839
Welcome back to Info Career Trends! Today’s theme is education, and today’s contributors take the topic in many different directions, from continuing education, to the value of earning an MLIS, to utilizing pre-MLS education and background.
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January 2, 2009 - vol. 10, no. 1 - ISSN 1532-0839
Happy new year, all! And what better way to start out 2009 than with an eye toward alternative work arrangements — why not make flexibility your mantra for the new year? Today’s contributors share several ways in which alternative work arrangements have benefited both them [...]
November 3, 2008 - vol. 9, no. 6 - ISSN 1532-0839
So much to share this month! I know it’s hard for those of us in the U.S. to truly focus today given the impending election, but let me do my best to distract you with some completely unrelated news and activities.
First up, of course, are [...]
September 2, 2008 - vol. 9, no. 5 - ISSN 1532-0839
Welcome back! Today’s issue, on nontraditional careers, contains a wealth of ideas and experiences from contributors that have taken their own careers off the beaten library path. (And, if you want more, more, more, let me gently plug my title on the topic: What’s the Alternative? [...]
July 1, 2008 - vol. 9, no. 4 - ISSN 1532-0839
This issue addresses the perennial issue of “getting unstuck,” inspired by a blog post I wrote on the topic a while back. We’re prone to both burnout and inertia, and often need to find ways to move ourselves and our careers forward. Today’s contributors offer [...]
May 1, 2008 - vol. 9, no. 3 - ISSN 1532-0839
This issue focuses on a topic near and dear to many librarians’ hearts: Finding the money to do what we need to do. Rather than the usual focus on funding our libraries, though, here find advice and tips on funding your personal professional priorities, from [...]
March 3, 2008 - vol. 9, no. 2 - ISSN 1532-0839
You might note this newsletter is going out a couple of days late. We’re passing a horrendous stomach bug around over here, and I do hope it’s passed over your house! So, this month’s theme, “setting priorities,” struck a personal chord: given the choice between [...]
January 1, 2008 - vol. 9, no. 1 - ISSN 1532-0839
This new year brings more changes for Info Career Trends and LISjobs.com, and I’m excited to announce new content ranging from career-related columns to online discussion forums. Stay posted for more upcoming changes and additions — and, why not make it your new year’s resolution [...]
November 1, 2007 - vol. 8, no. 6 - ISSN 1532-0839
Happy belated Halloween, to those of you who celebrate! Info Career Trends is winding down the year and celebrating the season with a few more changes. First, individual articles are now online at the new Info Career Trends blog.
This means a new RSS feed: feeds.feedburner.com/InfoCareerTrends, [...]