Thanks to everyone who participated in #SLAtalk: Job Hunting and Career Growth.
Below are some highlights from both sessions from March 5th, which encompass a great career resource.
For a full listing, and other interesting statistics, check out the TAGS archive set up by Emma Davidson.
1) What’s a successful job hunting method that helped you land you your current job?
@LibrarySherpa: Networking, networking, networking. SLA has been a tremendous resource for me to accomplish this and get results.
2) What’s a profession-specific way you’ve prepared for an interview that worked for you?
@WoodsieGirl: Research! Current employers were impressed I knew my way around their social media presence b4 I joined
@LibraryatLaw: Personal doesn't = unprofessional . . . Remember, if all goes well these people will be coworkers! Have hobbies, a life
@TRAKJulieA: be warm/engaging, w/out oversharing/getting too personal. Walk that line. Answer ?'s fully & completely w/out getting off topic
3) What are key organizational traits you look for during an interview or online job search?
@pomponijada: open mindedness, eagerness to innovate, learn and apply new skills
4) How did you empower yourself to move ahead at your job? or what skills did you learn which led to your career growth?