Career blog posts

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...

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...

“Design thinking” is a concept percolating throughout dozens of disciplines and professional settings these days—yep, there’s even a Design Thinking for Libraries toolkit you can check out. One of the reasons it’s become such a popular tool is that design thinking provides a terrifically useful...

If you belong to any of the LIS professional associations (and if you don't, join one now!), you've probably seen discussions about "Core Competencies," otherwise known as those skills and areas of expertise in which all professionals in a specific discipline are expected to excel. For...

With a freshly-minted LIS or MLIS degree in hand, you’ve landed the interview for a position you truly want. Or, you’ve interviewing for awhile now with limited success. Other than thinking of questions you could be asked and which questions you will ask at the interview,...