Author: Katy Davis

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...

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...

LinkedIn is an important tool for job seekers. It's an easy way to make connections with hiring managers and demonstrate your skills and experience, and you want to make sure that you are fully utilizing its features. LinkedIn recommendations can demonstrate your value and credibility...

Your résume is the first impression you make on a potential employer, and it is crucial that it is positive. If you are not getting responses to your applications, revisit the résumés and cover letters that you're submitting and ask yourself why. To help you find the answer, Sylvia Giltner...

When it comes to interviewing, preparation is key. Doing your due diligence is one of the simplest ways to establish yourself as someone who can and will excel on the job. In this article for Fast Company, Rich Bellis shares a checklist for quick and easy interview prep...

There are certain core competencies expected from professionals in every industry, however not many are changing quite as fast as library and information management field is. As LIS professional Kim Dority explains in her article for LibGig's blog, the ability to adapt to new practices is key to...