Author: Katy Davis

After years of learning and training, you have finally graduated with an MLIS degree. Now what? Do not fret—your MLIS training and skills are valuable, especially with the copious amounts of digital content created every day. Brad Rogers, Director of Recruiting, offers valuable advice and suggestions...

Among the numerous anxieties of the job search is the struggle of working with recruiters. For many, working with recruiters can be difficult, especially since few understand the recruiter's perspective. Brad Rogers, LAC Group Director of Recruiting, offers several useful tips in navigating these relationships...

Congratulations! You’ve earned your MLIS degree. As a new graduate, beginning your career is an exciting yet daunting concept. To help you navigate the transition from student to working professional, we asked LAC Group librarians to share some advice based on their experiences, explaining how to...

"Why should I outsource vendors when I can hire new employees?" "Outsourced work can only produce lower-quality results." These are just two of the many misconceptions held about outsourcing. While outsourcing is not new in the industry, many companies are still reluctant to use these providers...

Most applicants know they should ask questions at the end of every interview. Rather than asking the same, basic questions as every other applicant, you can strategically frame questions to both gain information about the company and reveal your strengths. Through strategic questions, you will...

Compensation for LIS jobs remains a popular topic within the profession, especially at this time of the year, as new MLIS graduates are preparing to enter the job market. When considering a job's fit, it's important to remember all the considerations that matter to you: Possibility...

Today, strong people skills are preferred or even required in many fields of expertise, making these skills useful whether you are a recent LIS graduate or a current librarian. With so many ways to define and score on "strong people skills", you may have trouble...

As job hunting season begins, many candidates wonder how they can distinguish themselves from the other hundreds of candidates aiming for the same position. One of the best ways to become a stand-out candidate is by thoroughly researching your employer prior to applying and interviewing....

Want to make it to the interview process and position yourself as a stand-out candidate? Make sure you thoroughly research the potential employer. Thanks to the internet, finding the information you need is quick and easy. This is one reason that no candidate should show up...