Author: Katy Davis

Law librarianship is a desired career by many LIS professionals, but some fail to realize how dynamic the profession is, with continuously evolving roles and responsibilities. As opportunities and needs of the industry change, law librarians need to adapt quickly to continue adding value in different ways. In...

As more information centers use third-party vendors such as LexisNexis, Thomson Reuters (Westlaw) and 3M Library Systems, there is a growing need for negotiation in the workplace. Since this is not an area of expertise, some library professionals may be intimidated by the idea of negotiating...

Before anything else, your resume is your first impression on recruiters and potential employers. Thus, poor formatting, resume clutter and simple grammatical mistakes can leave a negative first impression, lower your chances of obtaining an interview. In the job application process, you can maximize your resume's potential by...

Your resume is more than a summary of your skills and qualifications, it’s the first impression you make on a recruiter and on a potential employer. It’s important to remember that what you present on your resume will either meet—or fail to meet—employers’ expectations of you...

Knowing how to successfully negotiate salary is a skill needed in every stage of your LIS career. Successful salary negotiation starts with proper preparation, including research on comparable salaries and the industry circumstances. By thoroughly understanding your experience and how you can add value to...

With so many career paths available, it may be difficult to focus your approach to your career. Design thinking mindsets and actions can clarify your career path and position yourself to seek and co-create your dream job. Here's how you can change your mindset and...

The library profession has evolved dramatically in recent years. As innovative technologies emerge and as we continue to redefine the library space, we can expect it to change even more so. LAC Group's Vice President of Research & Intelligence, John DiGilio, surveyed industry professionals last...

An increasing number of companies are using applicant tracking systems to process job applications. As a result, the process is more efficient for recruiters but many applicants continue to follow outdated advice that ends up hurting their chances of getting hired. Learn how to leverage...