On being an information entrepreneur

2016 Archive

Five tools for designing your 2017 career

LinkedIn recommendations: help them help you

LIS generalist vs. specialist – which is best for you?

Session break? Check out one (or all) of these great career books

Resources for the presentation design-challenged

Find – and tell – your story

You are a business of one

Career takeaways from LJ’s 2016 Placements and Salaries report

No job-hunting traction? Consider LIS temp, staffing, recruiting, and outsourcing agencies

6 Ways Temping Can Help Build Your LIS Career

Job-hunting? 5 ways to help your network help you

10 signs your LIS job might be at risk from smart machines

Will smart machines compete for LIS jobs?

Social proof – when others tell the world how terrific you are

LinkedIn recommendations – letters of recommendation, only better

10 Tips for Rocking Your Resume

Data management: the getting-started basics

Informational interview? Don’t miss these 5 benefits

Smart moves for stealth job hunting

Lousy internship or practicum? 5 ways to make it work for you

LIS freelancing – where to start (and how)

Twelve questions to ask in an informational interview

LIS career transitions: getting from here to there

LinkedIn profile headlines – cool things to say (that aren’t your job title)

Can we talk? How to ask for an informational interview

Researching LIS job opportunities and career paths

Choice and your LIS career

Find your tribe

Informational interviews: the 5 basics

Becoming an agile learner – as painlessly as possible

Mindfulness – key to becoming a better (and happier) information professional

8 ways organizations need your information skills

No conference budget? No problem. Do this instead (and don’t spend a dime)

Conference proposals 101: what, when, and how to submit yours

Use a SWOT analysis to plot your career strategy

Is it ever smart to take a lower-paying job?

The power of “yet”

Strong vs. weak – when weaker is definitely better

Learning about data librarianship

Side gigs for fun, profit, and career resiliency

Digital Asset Management: Career-Path Intro

4 Reasons Why Asking to Connect on LinkedIn is Not Stalking

Invest/Maintain/Kill: Awful Way to Treat Employees, But Smart Way to Manage Your Career

Crashing Around, Knocking Things Over….

5 Non-Snarky Ways to Build Your Career Network

Identifying and Researching Alternative LIS Careers