Library Jobs and Careers in Illinois

ALA JobList: Career Resources

Date Added: May 15, 2012

  • Cover Letters--Resources for guidelines and examples of effective cover letters.
  • Interviewing--Articles on improving interview skills, including how to manage different types of interviews, how to answer tough questions, etc.
  • Negotiating--Articles on effective ways to negotiate salary offers.
  • Networking--Articles on why to network and how to do it effectively to meet your career goals.
  • Resumes--Resources that include guidelines for preparing effective resumes, as well as examples.

http://joblist.ala.org/modules/jobseeker/controller.cfm


LISJobs

Date Added: May 15, 2012

  • Interviewing--Resources that provide possible interview questions, articles, and tips on successful interviewing.
  • Resumes--Resume writing advice and resources, both librarian-specific and general.

http://www.lisjobs.com/jobseekers/resume-advice.asp


UMKC Library Career Guide

Date Added: May 15, 2012

  • Careers--Articles and tips for pursuing a library career.
  • Interviewing--Resources on interview do's and don'ts.
  • Resumes--Guidelines for writing a professional resume.

http://libguides.library.umkc.edu/content.php?pid=151446&sid=1285467


LIS Wiki

Date Added: May 15, 2012

If you're new to the profession or haven't searched for a library position in a while, this guide is designed for you..

http://liswiki.org/wiki/HOWTO:Apply_for_a_library_job


Purdue Online Writing Lab: Job Search Writing

Date Added: May 15, 2012

The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue.These OWL resources will help you prepare for the different types of writing you may do during the job search process.

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/section/6/


Illinois workNet Center

Date Added: May 15, 2012

For the purpose of expanding economic opportunity, the Illinois workNet® Portal and Program utilizes partnerships and technology to expand seamless and real-time access to workforce development resources aimed at individuals, businesses and workforce professionals.

http://www.illinoisworknet.com/vos_portal/residents/en/Prepare/


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