I love the blog Hiring Librarians. In their survey segments with Real Life Librarian Applicants, you can always tell who has been on a long job searching slog–the bitterness (protected by survey anonymity, thank goodness) hisses up out of the text like acid steam. While that feature and others on the blog offer great tips for interviewing and … More Hire this man!
Hiring Librarians posted this last week, and I missed it then: Library Jobs Math If you’re at all interested in the job market, the future of library jobs, or bullshit “projections” that get thrown around like facts, you should definitely click on through and read. But basically, they deconstruct an annoying article from the Wall Street Journal … More The same old canard, ten years later
Saw this post and comments about weird jobs on terribleminds the other day and it inspired me to list out my own jobs. Not only do I not clear the strange bar, but I crawl miles beneath it. The obvious coalescing of aimless retail jobs into LIBERRY may have something to do with this. In chronological order, my … More A regular person in Everydayland