First job

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...

LAC Group has published a new e-booklet for LIS students and graduates who want to explore opportunities in the emerging and dynamic field of knowledge management. Knowledge management careers contains descriptions of different career paths in knowledge management (KM) and first-person advice from knowledge managers...

“Strong people skills” shows up on almost every list of the most in-demand skills in today’s workplace, a trend reflected among LAC’s clients as well, confirms Brad Rogers, LibGig Director of Recruiting. “The days of being skilled but socially inept are way behind us,” he...

Like yourself, your competition for the job of your dreams has the same goal: to be seen as the most valuable addition to the team. But with so many people shooting for the same end goal and boasting identical skills and qualifications to get there,...

You’re relatively green for a position you’re pursuing, yet you somehow landed the interview anyway. No sooner than the pleasantries have been exchanged, the interviewer goes right for the, “So, you seem to be a bit light on experience for this role. Can you tell...

Stressed out by the job search? Anxious about what’s on the other side? You’re not alone. Fear, frustration, and general tension (both physical and emotional) are common side effects of the effort to identify your next role. But there are ways to counteract them. Fortunately, there...

You want to make a splash at your first job and set your path to success. To that end, you want to filter through the countless pieces of advice out there and get the really good nuggets of wisdom to help you succeed. Here, experts...

Everyone wants to be a success in their first week in a new job.  You’ve worked hard for this opportunity and you want to stand out and do well!  By taking time to focus on 5 simple tips, you can quickly be a success in your...

First and foremost, trust your instincts. Every interaction with your potential future employer from point of contact will provide a fairly clear indication of whether or not the work environment in question is going to be a healthy one for you. Organizational dysfunction is generally...