Career blog posts

Compensation remains a hot topic in librarianship. An ever-increasing cost of living in the United States coupled with stagnant salary growth means more potential MLIS students and learned practitioners are asking if a career in the stacks is worth it....

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...

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...

How do I make myself more marketable as an information scientist? What skills should I polish or learn to be competitive in the current job market? All burgeoning information professionals have asked themselves these and other questions about their competence in the field of library and...

The LibGig recruiting team and everyone at LAC Group was excited about the turnout for our November 13 webinar on the pros and cons of working remotely, focused on library and other knowledge and information management jobs....

While working from home in pajamas is some people’s dream job, it might not be the right fit for everyone. In a recent webinar, Brad Rogers, Director of Recruiting at LibGig, and John DiGilio, VP of Research Services at LAC Group, discussed the pros and...

You want to be a legal librarian, you’ve polished your resume, your best suit is pressed and you hold an MLS/MLIS degree. You’re thrilled to get your first interview at a law firm, until reality strikes and you’re hit with panic and self-doubt. What if...

Remote work, sometimes referred to as telecommuting, can be a rewarding and fulfilling path for some individuals, with a number of appealing benefits. A growing number of job-seekers are interested in remote work, yet they have misconceptions and many wrong reasons for wanting to work...