Newlen, Robert R. Resume Writing and Interviewing Techniques that Work: A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians. NY: Neal-Schuman, 2006. ISBN 1-55570-538-3. $55.00.Purchase from Amazon.com.
This practical volume, an updated edition of Newlen’s Writing Resumes that Work (1998), provides many useful tips on resume writing as well as an expanded section on interview techniques. To [...]
by Amanda B. Johnson
In light of largely negative media stereotypes of Generation X, librarians, particularly those involved in the hiring or supervising of new staff, may be bracing themselves for the next big thing: the Millennial Generation. Yet this some 70-million huge generation is definitely is not “more of the same.” [...]
In lieu of a formal book review this month, this is just a reminder from your editor that Info Career Trends exists partially to support my own writing and publishing efforts. If you haven’t already, I’d urge you all to take a look at Sarah Nesbeitt’s and my new book, The [...]
by Mary E. Johnson These comments come from my personal experiences as a librarian, an author and an editor.
I learned decades ago as an undergraduate English major that the two basic elements in any piece of writing are form and content.
In the journal literature, form is somewhat determined by the editor or publisher. Any prospective [...]
Johnson, Spencer. Who Moved My Cheese? An A-Mazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1998. ISBN 0399144463. $19.95.
(Visit his site at http://www.whomovedmycheese.com/)
If you’ve been living in a box for the past year, you may have missed the uproar surrounding this brief yet best-selling [...]