Job-Search Resources

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Career Strategies and Advice

ALA Get A Job Site

Advice, resources, links, best practices and real-life examples on job hunting in today’s tough economy. 

ALA New Members Round Table (NMRT)

Opportunities for professional involvement, training and networking.

NMRT Resume Review Service

One of several valuable services and resources available to NMRT members.

INALJ (I Need a Library Job)

Blog, job listings, success stories.

JobHuntersBible.com

The official site for the books by Dick Bolles: What Color Is Your Parachute? and The Job-Hunters’ Survival Guide: How to Find Hope and Rewarding Work, Even When ‘There Are No Jobs.

JobStar Central’s List of Career Guides in Libraries

Sources for career information found in your local library.

Kent State University Career Services Center

An excellent resource for every stage of job search, including resume writing, interviewing, etc.

LIScareer.com

Career strategies for librarians.

LibGig

Professional networking website for professionals in the information industry. Maintains a public board with hundreds of job listings.

LisJobs.com

Career information for librarians and information professionals.

The Library Career People

Professional guidance and advice for information professionals; allows users to email the Library Career People or post questions.

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Resumes, Cover Letters and Interviews

Cover-Letters.com

Over a thousand letters for job seekers, including cover letters, letters of interest, thank-you letters.

How to Write a Masterpiece of a Resume

An award-winning guide to writing a resume.

Interview Question Bank

Excellent list of interview questions from general to field specific.

JobStar Central

A job search guide with tips on writing resumes and cover letters.

Monster.com

Tips on writing a resume.

ProvenResumes.com

Information on how to write a resume.

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