Hit The Books: 5 Fascinating Jobs You Can Get With A Masters Degree In Library Science

Career Alley

A masters degree in Library Science can equip you for a number of exciting career opportunities that go far beyond a librarian's desk. Discover Career Opportunities Library Science Careers

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From Libraries to Research

Career Shifters

“It was difficult not to feel attached to the identity that I'd carried for 15 years.”. Verity knew it was time for a new challenge: something that would both stretch her and offer the flexibility she needed. She had a powerful set of skills, but getting recruiters in new fields to see that was no easy task. Here's how she persevered to find new work that inspires her

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5+ Best Library Assistant Interview Questions & Answers

Algrim.co

We’ve compiled the absolute best library assistant interview questions and answers. The general role of a library assistant is to help in the overall operations of a library along with the director or lead librarian. The tasks required on a daily basis inside of a library can be quite daunting, especially in larger public libraries with thousands of books t

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update: our library staff have all been reassigned to do childcare for county workers

Ask a Manager

Remember the letter from the library worker whose county was forcibly assigning library workers to provide childcare for county employees? Obviously, that doesn’t change the fact that myriad issues could still arise from this usage of the library.

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our library staff have all been reassigned to do childcare for county workers

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I work at a public-facing youth services employee in a public library managed by county government in the United States. The solution that county government has found for this is to make the public library system into a “virtual learning camp” for county employees’ children, with kids in grades K-8 assigned to various branch locations from 7:30 am to 2:00 or 5:30 pm. Library staff are not licensed childcare providers, for one thing.

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What Are the Top 7 Python Libraries popular in the Fintech Sector?

Imarticus Learning

Python is the most popular language when it comes to choices for a framework or computing language because of its sheer simplicity, availability of a large number of open-sourced libraries, and ease of going-to-market for startups and seasoned companies alike. The Fintech industry uses the Python libraries and programming in diverse ways as adapted by JP Morgan, the Citi Group, and other startups who have revolutionized the market.

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9 Ways to Use Your Public Library on Your Job Search

Career Realism

As the Internet age continues to flourish, the public library increasingly seems to be one of the most overlooked and underutilized vehicles for job seeking. Here are nine great ways in which your public library can enhance your job search. The public library is an amazing resource for the most current and up-to-date job hunting books that offer advice on every aspect of the search. Many libraries offer free resume writing and interviewing services.

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Top 5 Ways to Use Your Public Library as a Career Exploration Tool

Career Key

I use my library card a lot and enjoy Seattle Public Library's (SPL) new, Koolhaas-designed downtown Central branch pictured at left. My top 5 suggestions (no particular order) for using your public library as an online career exploration tool: Take advantage of online career information databases and resources made free to you with a library card. Do you have other suggestions for using your library to explore careers?

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“At Work, Always Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Agreements and Contracts General Monthly Newsletter Library Negotiation Pointers Other Practical Pointers Recent Posts“If you’re not careful, the bow on a gift box can strangle you.”. – Unknown.

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Contracts Matter. A Lot

Sklover Working Wisdom

Agreements and Contracts Monthly Newsletter Library Negotiation Recent Posts“We agree, but we can’t put that into writing.”. I’ve spent 38+ years negotiating contracts. all sorts of contracts and agreements. Employment Contracts. Compensation Agreements. Partnership Agreements. LLC Agreements.

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“Need a Work Document from HR? Afraid to Ask? – Here’s How”

Sklover Working Wisdom

“A secret spoken finds wings.”. – Robert Jordan. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES : At least once a week, we receive a call from an employee seeking counsel on moving from one job to another.

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Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

Inspiration and Encouragement Monthly Newsletter Library Thought for the Week“I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.”. – Stephen Covey.

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“If You Sign Something At Work, SAVE A COPY” – A Critical Workplace Negotiating Insight

Sklover Working Wisdom

Agreements and Contracts General Monthly Newsletter Library Negotiation Pointers Process Insights Recent PostsWorkplace Negotiating Insight No. 9: “If You Sign Something At Work, SAVE A COPY.” A Critical Workplace Negotiating Insight. Bob” worked for his employer for 9 years.

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“Need a Therapist’s or Doctor’s Note for Work?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Addiction, Law and Work Disability Disability and Pregnancy FMLA FMLA, COBRA and Pregnancy Hostility/Bullying in General Involuntary Resignation Monthly Newsletter Library Parenting and Working The Bully Boss and Hostility When is Involuntary Resignation appropriate? Covid Stresses make “Doctor’s Notes” of Even Greater Need. The life so short, the craft so long to learn.”. – Hippocrates. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ].

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Time on Your Hands? – Get Valued Credentials Online

Sklover Working Wisdom

How to Keep Inspiration and Encouragement Job Security Monthly Newsletter Library Raise Raises and Promotions Recent PostsTo Our Readers: At this difficult time, we are not focusing all of our energies on the great difficulties presented to us by the coronavirus.

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“Waterfall Distribution” – What’s That? The Private Equity Pitch to Employees

Sklover Working Wisdom

Agreements and Contracts Key Words & Phrases Monthly Newsletter Library Private Equity Employment Unique Situations Recent PostsA Note to Our Readers: At the time we are posting this Newsletter, the world is encountering the multiple tragedies of the coronavirus experience.

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“Side Letter” – Use to Amend “Standard” or “Existing” Agreements

Sklover Working Wisdom

Agreements and Contracts Contract Clauses General Job Offers and Offer Letters Monthly Newsletter Library Offer/"Welcome" Aboard Letters Suggested Clauses and Provisions Recent Posts“If you can’t change your mind, then you’re not using it.”. – Bashar Kushandwizdom.

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Do You Know. that Stalking, including STALKING AT WORK, is now a CRIME in most States?

Sklover Working Wisdom

By Your Colleagues Did You Know Discrimination, Harassment & Hostility Filing a Claim Involuntary Resignation Misconduct and Bad Behavior Monthly Newsletter Library When is Involuntary Resignation appropriate? It’s not just a violation of company policies, but is even punishable by IMPRISONMENT. That is something that most employees don’t know, and even something that even most lawyers don’t know, either. What is stalking?

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Celebrating the Women Who Made an Impact on London’s Culture

Ms. Career Girl

Through her association with The Women’s Library, she has planned a series of tours throughout the city that highlight amazing women who have shaped society and strived for society. News Real Career Girls Self famous women of London International Women's Day Rachel Kolsky The Women’s LibraryThis International Women’s Day, author and tour guide Rachel Kolsky is hoping to spread awareness about extraordinary women from London.

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“To Persuade, First Agree” – A Critical Negotiating Insight

Sklover Working Wisdom

Monthly Newsletter Library Negotiation Pointers Process InsightsWorkplace Negotiating Insight No. 8: “To Persuade, First Agree” A Critical Negotiating Insight. Observe and Learn: It is so often the case at work that we want to persuade others – customers, colleagues, clerks or even CEO’s – that our view, our idea or our plan is better than their own.

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Make a “Go File”. Pleeeeeze

Sklover Working Wisdom

Agreements and Contracts Fired, Downsized or Laid Off General Monthly Newsletter Library Negotiation Pointers Process Insights What to Do BeforeWorkplace Negotiating Insight No. 16: Make a “Go File”. Pleeeeeze. Observe and Learn: Life is unpredictable, and workplace life is especially unpredictable. You need to be prepared. You don’t know when you might be laid off, offered a great job elsewhere, or be cut off from access to your office computer.

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Did You Know That. Employer-Paid Moving Expenses are Now Taxed as Employee Income?

Sklover Working Wisdom

Benefits, Pensions and Perq's Did You Know Miscellaneous Compensation Miscellaneous Perq's Monthly Newsletter Library Raise, Bonus, Compensation RelocationYes, the 2018 “Tax Reform” law in the U.S. made employer-paid and employer-reimbursed relocation costs – even when your moving is requested by the employer – income to the employee, and thus taxed to the employee? Yikes!

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Don’t be too Rational. It’s not Logical.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Avoiding Disputes Disputes and Resolving Them Monthly Newsletter Library Negotiation Pointers Process Insights Resolving Disputes with Present EmployersWorkplace Negotiating Insight No. 17: Don’t be too Rational. It’s not Logical. Observe and Learn: It happens quite often. clients share with me their frustration, their disappointment and their difficulties at work due to the seemingly irrational behaviors of others.

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Expense Reports Are Ending Careers Like Never Before

Sklover Working Wisdom

Miscellaneous Misconduct and Bad Behavior Monthly Newsletter Library Severance Packages Yours (or Allegedly Yours — Danger Ahead: Expense Reports Are Ending Careers Like Never Before —. According to published reports, Wells Fargo has recently suspended or terminated scores of its employees for errors and mistakes in expense reimbursement reports – believe it or not – in some cases for ordering in meals an hour before they were permitted to do so.

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Expense Reports Are Ending Careers Like Never Before

Sklover Working Wisdom

Miscellaneous Misconduct and Bad Behavior Monthly Newsletter Library Severance Packages Yours (or Allegedly Yours — Danger Ahead: Expense Reports Are Ending Careers Like Never Before —. According to published reports, Wells Fargo has recently suspended or terminated scores of its employees for errors and mistakes in expense reimbursement reports – believe it or not – in some cases for ordering in meals an hour before they were permitted to do so.

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Did You Hear? It Seems More Employees are Quitting Their Jobs

Sklover Working Wisdom

General Monthly Newsletter Library Resigning from Your JobAccording to Government Statistics, More Employees are Quitting Their Jobs Than Have Done so for Decades. According to recently published reports, more and more employees are voluntarily quitting their jobs, with or without having a new job lined up first. of Labor Statistics show that during April of this year, 3.4 million Americans quit their jobs, a 17-year high, twice the 1.7

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Workplace Negotiating Insight No. 10: No Road Signs

Sklover Working Wisdom

Agreements and Contracts Disputes and Resolving Them General Monthly Newsletter Library Negotiation Pointers Process Insights Resolving Disputes with Present EmployersAgreements without Page Numbers, Section Headings, or Paragraph Letters are Trying to Hide Things from You.

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Your Personal Brand at Work – Ten “Brand Boosting” Expressions

Sklover Working Wisdom

How to Get Job Security Monthly Newsletter Library Recent Posts“If you are not a brand, you are a commodity.”. – Philip Kotler. ACTUAL CASE HISTORY : I’ve always been comfortable with – actually, I’ve always enjoyed – both the concept and the process of branding myself. It just seems to make sense to me, and I’ve found it to be a fun challenge, too.

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“Lawyer on Contingency Fee?” – Who “Swallows” the Expenses?

Sklover Working Wisdom

Attorneys and Recruiters Choosing an Attorney Disputes and Resolving Them Monthly Newsletter Library Resolving Disputes with Former Employers“Be careful who you trust – The devil was once an angel”. – Unknown. ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES : Wendy hired an attorney to represent her in a lawsuit against a former employer.

Paid by Net Sales, Net Profits, Net Revenues? – Always Ask, “Net of WHAT?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Collecting Money You Are Owed Commissions Job Offers and Offer Letters Monthly Newsletter Library Offer/"Welcome" Aboard Letters Overtime, Commissions and Unpaid Wages Recent Posts“The louder he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons.”. – Ralph Waldo Emerson. ACTUAL CASE HISTORY : After seeking a job in the growing 3-D Printer industry for several months, Corey gladly signed an Offer Letter for a job on a Sales Team for a high-end 3-D Printer manufacturer.

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RSU’s: Restricted Stock Units – 8 Essential Insights

Sklover Working Wisdom

Acquiring Job Offers and Offer Letters Monthly Newsletter Library Offer/"Welcome" Aboard Letters Private Equity Employment Stock, Stock Options, "Equity" Recent Posts“The large print giveth and the small print taketh away.”. – Tom Waits. ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES : Marta had just received a graduate degree as an Artificial Intelligence Engineer, and was recruited by several large employers. The salary, bonus and benefits she was offered by each were considerable.

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Request a “Mental Health Day”? Do Not Use that Phrase

Sklover Working Wisdom

Benefits, Pensions and Perq's Miscellaneous Perq's Misconduct and Bad Behavior Monthly Newsletter Library Yours (or Allegedly Yours “The frequent attempt to conceal mental pain increases the burden: It is easier to say “My tooth is aching” than to say “My heart is broken.”. – C. Lewis. ACTUAL CASE HISTORY : Last month an article entitled “How to Ask for a Mental Health Day” appeared in the Wall Street Journal, written by “Work & Life” columnist Sue Shellenbarger.

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A Negotiating Story – “Monticello”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Locating Leverage Monthly Newsletter Library Negotiation PointersThe True Story: Thomas Jefferson’s home, located outside Charlottesville, Virginia, is named “Monticello.” It includes a sprawling plantation house and outbuildings that are preserved as a museum and popular tourist attraction. Monticello is considered an excellent example of neoclassical architectural design, and is registered as a National Historic Landmark.

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Job Security Secret: Don’t elevate a problem without also suggesting a well-considered solution (or two).

Sklover Working Wisdom

Job Security Monthly Newsletter Library Other ThoughtsSecret of Job Security #4: It’s just undeniable. It makes common sense. Studies have confirmed it. And I can attest to it: Don’t bring a problem to your manager’s attention without also bringing to him or her a well-thought-out solution, or even better, two alternative well-thought-out solutions.

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10 CV Mistakes That Put Employers Off Your Candidate

Undercover Recruiter

Recruiting 10 Tips candidate client cv-library CVs Recruiter Social MediaIf your candidate is applying for new opportunities, you need to see off their competition and show that they are the best person for the job. This starts with their CV. Their CV is generally the first opportunity they get to make a great impression and to sell their skills and experience. If it doesn’t. View Article. 10 CV Mistakes That Put Employers Off Your Candidate.

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“#MeToo is Now #YouToo, Too” – Dignity for one requires dignity for all

Sklover Working Wisdom

Discrimination, Harassment & Hostility Harassment Misconduct and Bad Behavior Monthly Newsletter Library Reporting or Complaining About“Gender equality is a human fight, not a female fight.”. – Freida Pinto. ACTUAL CASE HISTORY : Gerald, a sales team supervisor, regularly made jokes about sex in team meetings, was known to often touch female team members “by accident,” and held private meetings with female sales team members in his office, with the door closed.

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Retention Agreement Contain a Release? If So, It Just Might Be Your Severance

Sklover Working Wisdom

Agreements and Contracts Monthly Newsletter Library Retention Bonuses & Agreements Unique Situations“Don’t tell me of deception. A lie is a lie, whether to the ear or to the eye.”. – Samuel Johnson.

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Giving and Receiving Gifts at Work -Ten Practical Precautions

Sklover Working Wisdom

Avoiding Disputes Disputes and Resolving Them How to Lose Job Security Misconduct and Bad Behavior Monthly Newsletter Library Yours (or Allegedly Yours “The road to hell is paved with good intentions.”. – Proverb. ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES : Each year, without fail, I get five to ten emails from employees who have either (a) given a gift at work and gotten into trouble for doing so, or (b) received a gift at work that is either causing discomfort or a problem.

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“Umbrella Negotiating” – Best Response to Private Equity “Hurricane Tactics”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Agreements and Contracts Job Offers Job Offers and Offer Letters Monthly Newsletter Library Negotiation Negotiation Pointers Private Equity Employment Process Insights“I am no longer afraid of the storms for I am learning how to sail my ship.”. – Louisa May Alcott. ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES : Kalisha, 44, had worked for six years as the Financial Controller of a St. Louis-based, family-owned lighting distributor.

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Beware of “Likely Successor Risk”

Sklover Working Wisdom

How to Keep Job Offers Job Offers and Offer Letters Job Security Monthly Newsletter Library— Danger Ahead: Beware the Danger of “Likely Successor Risk” —. In new employment, all employees face the risk of being a “new kid on the block.” That is, 
there is always the chance that you just won’t “fit in” with the “in crowd.” That is just a fact of life.

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Garden Leave. Is Negotiable

Sklover Working Wisdom

After Resigning Common Clauses and Provisions Contract Clauses Garden Leave Monthly Newsletter Library Non-Compete's and Confidentiality Resigning from Your Job“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.”. – Albert Einstein.

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Your Complaint Labeled “Baseless”? Consider an “Investigation Push Back Letter”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Disability Disability and Pregnancy Discrimination, Harassment & Hostility Filing a Claim Miscellaneous Monthly Newsletter Library Speaking Out and Retaliation The Bully Boss The Bully Boss and Hostility“ To err is human. To blame it on someone else shows management potential.”. – Unknown. ACTUAL CASE HISTORY : Gary, 44, was a staff writer for an online entertainment industry blogsite. Most of his writing in recent years was about trends in subscriptions to live streaming music.

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Have a ‘Pre-Existing Creation?’ Protect it in Interviews and Job Offers

Sklover Working Wisdom

Interviews Interviews, Job Offers and Promotions Job Offers Job Offers and Offer Letters Monthly Newsletter Library Ownership of Creative Works“Create with the heart; build with the mind.”. – Criss Jami. ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES : Adelisa, 38, had a rock-solid resume as an Analytics Design Specialist, having been employed by a list of impressive hedge fund employers.

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