First job

Some weeks can overlap, and some steps will take more time, but this is a good roadmap. This approach will help you get on track, avoid dead ends and relieve some of the stress and anxiety of finding a new job.

Congratulations! You’ve earned your MLIS degree. As a new graduate, beginning your career is an exciting yet daunting concept. To help you navigate the transition from student to working professional, we asked LAC Group librarians to share some advice based on their experiences, explaining how…

Today’s librarians must have a wide-ranging skill set to be viable in the job market. According to this Snapshot of Job Postings, The number of job postings requiring “job-specific experience” rose from 273 in 2017 to 341 in 2018. Job postings that preferred “job specific…

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…

With near-record low unemployment in the United States, the current job market for new graduates is better than it has been in over a decade. This especially holds true for MLIS graduates. The Class of 2018 is in an enviable spot. According to the U.S.…

You’ve put in the work and finally earned your LIS, MLIS or other information management degree. Congratulations! You’re ready to put that degree to good use and start your first job. Following are 10 tips to help you succeed at your first job and, hopefully,…

The letters “MLIS” may not directly connect you to job opportunities and that credential on its own may not mean much to some employers. Your job search won’t always be easy, and it will require thinking outside the box and self-promotion

Getting ready to find your first LIS/MLIS job? Although job-hunting is always a bit of an adventure, it’s also a skill you can and should master as an important career competency. The following 5 steps should help the process go more smoothly not only for…

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,…