Infonista

On being an information entrepreneur


LIS Career Strategy

Interview coming up? Questions to get to know them while they get to know you

Reflections: what did you learn?

Five tools for designing your 2017 career

Find – and tell – your story

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

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

Will smart machines compete for LIS jobs?

LinkedIn recommendations – letters of recommendation, only better

Informational interview? Don’t miss these 5 benefits

LIS freelancing – where to start (and how)

Twelve questions to ask in an informational interview

LIS career transitions: getting from here to there

Can we talk? How to ask for an informational interview

Choice and your LIS career

Find your tribe

Informational interviews: the 5 basics

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

Use a SWOT analysis to plot your career strategy

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

The power of “yet”

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

Modeling Your Message, or What to Do When You Keynote PPT Goes Nuts

Reboot Your LIS Career?

Alternative Jobs/Career Paths for Former School Librarians

Being an Introvert in an Extrovert’s Career

Only Connect

The Permanent-Beta Career

When You’ve Really Messed Up….

Build Your Professional Equity

Defending the MLIS: Top Ten Reasons That Getting an MLIS is a Really Smart Move

The Starter Job: Or, Why You Should Consider That Job in Smalltown, USA

Information and Knowledge Professional’s Handbook

Mentor Match-Ups – How to Find “The One” (or Two or Three)

For 2011: Say Yes

Putting Yourself in the Path of Opportunity

F. Scott Fitzgerald Got It Wrong

Seven Careers – Or Seven Career Extensions?

Focusing on Your Strengths

The Librarian Has Left the Building….

The Fine Art of Failing

Making a Change: You’ve Identified the Need – Now What? (And How?)

Creating a Blended LIS Career