First job

Use the career center at your school. Speak to your professors, volunteer for events offered by professional associations. Take a look at the websites of companies for which you'd like to work and determine what key competencies they are looking for and make sure you...

Attend professional association meetings; make sure your skill sets are current. Stay in touch with former colleagues. Review listservs and the LibGig website. Attend conferences if possible. Join professional networking sites like LinkedIn....