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The new year and new beginnings go hand-in-hand, and many of us include “get a new job” as a new year’s resolution. If that’s part of your career plan for 2020 (or if you’re assessing whether it should be), here’s advice on some of the…

As we’re entering a new year, I’ll finish up with some tips and resources to help you create your recruiting plan and strategy for finding the workers you need in 2020. I hope you find them helpful and don’t hesitate to contact me if you…

The end of the year and the beginning of the next are good times for introspection. For anyone resolved to find a new job in 2020, we’ve put together a list of the top 5 pieces of job-seeker advice that we found in 2019. These…

“Oftentimes expressing gratitude suggests that I was in need, or I am putting myself in a vulnerable situation where I didn’t have the expertise or the confidence to solve my own problem.” With the holiday season upon us, the message of gratitude and thanks is…

Librarians have been experiencing something of an existential crisis in the last decade or two, thanks to the rise of the internet and sophisticated search engines, eBooks, budget pressures and other trends. But the past few years have been positive, and good news is on…

“So, where do you see yourself in five years?” It’s a dreaded interview question, usually asked by interviewers who either lack interviewing experience or who think it’s a useful indicator of a candidate’s ambitiousness. When there are so many innovative ways to conduct an interview,…

At LAC Group, our information professionals come from a variety of backgrounds and specializations. With a flexible range of services, from working on-site to virtually, our research analysts may find different experiences despite working for the same company. We interviewed one of our researchers and…

If you haven’t given much thought to personal branding (or don’t even know what it is), then please continue reading, especially if career advancement matters to you. Personal branding is the practice of developing a unique professional identity and message in order to distinguish yourself…

At LAC Group, our information professionals come from a variety of backgrounds and specializations. With a flexible range of services, from working on-site to virtually, our research analysts may find different experiences despite working for the same company. We interviewed one of our researchers and…

“Are you willing to relocate – Y/N?” This question confronts many job seekers and answering it is not as easy as just checking a box. As a library professional, you may feel especially conflicted, since there are a limited number of library jobs, and your…