Author: Katy Davis

The LibGig recruiting team and everyone at LAC Group was excited about the turnout for our November 13 webinar on the realities of working remotely, focused on library and other knowledge and information management jobs. Over 100 people participated live and an additional 300 people…

The best thing you can do to ensure an interview will go well is prep for it. Most job seekers know this and go into the interview prepared with answers demonstrating their strengths and past achievements. When the meeting comes to a close, the interviewer…

There are standard dos and don'ts for finding a job that every job seeker should know. However, everyone's personal job search is unique to them and their situation. In this article for American Libraries Magazine, Greg Landgraf collected information and advice aimed at guiding librarians…

Getting fired can seem like the end of the world, but the truth is it happens to most people at least once over the course of their career. A recent termination can be a red flag to employers, but the way you explain it matters…

The remote workforce has grown substantially in recent years, including many LIS professionals going virtual. Remote opportunities always draw the largest number of applicants, however, candidates tend to miss the mark on what it really takes to be a successful remote worker. For an honest…

Many jobs related to knowledge and information services are perfect for working remotely, and more employers are willing to hire remote workers to attain the experience and skills they need. Recruiting for these positions, we have found that while many professionals want to work virtually,…

Making connections with recruiters is always an asset for job seekers. Recruiters have a better understanding of what positions are out there and what opportunities might be coming up, and it's their job to fill them. However, many job seekers often misunderstand the candidate-recruiter relationship…

One of the most important sections of a resume is the list of skills, and too often I see buzzwords like "attention to detail" and "organized" listed as skills without much consideration for their meaning or value. While these are obviously sought out attributes, job seekers must consider…

Recruiters and hiring managers will inevitably your salary expectations are at some point in the interview process. The best way to answer this question differs depending on the circumstances. This article for Payscale advises three potential responses. Do your research, evaluate your situation and use these tips…