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The 4 1/2 types of people I met on job interviews Great blog post from Jacob Berg (@jacobsberg) about different types of applicants in library interviews. It’s a really good look at the hiring process from behind the desk and … Continue reading

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Guide to Twitter for Beginners This is a super-handy beginners’ guide to Twitter. Though aimed at educators, it is very relevant to librarians and is just a great summary of how Twitter works and how to use it. Check it … Continue reading

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Seen and Heard: The Movie – Q and A session with New Librarians An excellent 10 minute video with Qs from new librarians at New Librarians Symposium 6 (held in Brisbane, February 2013) and As from librarians at ALIA Online … Continue reading

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Register now for an exciting MOOC course on emerging technologies! Don’t miss this great opportunity! Michael Stephens, Tame The Web founder (who is also speaking at LIANZA Conference 2013), and Kyle Jones, will co-teach this MOOC called “The Hyperlinked Library” … Continue reading

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Free IFLA/ALA webinar “New Librarians, Global Connections”, April 16 IFLA New Professional SIG are holding another free webinar in conjunction with ALA that is of interest particularly to New Professionals. This session is being held on April 16, 9 AM … Continue reading

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Apply Yourself! – great advice from Hack Library School “When I tell people what I am doing in Florence, Italy for a year, I am invariably asked one question: “How did you land such a position?!” To which I smile … Continue reading

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5 time management ideas… from part time PhD students Some great time management tips for doing research from part-time students – very relevant to all students (particularly as many of us study part-time, work full-time, have families, etc…) This post … Continue reading

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