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Information professionals' career confidential : straight talk and savvy tips, Ulla de Strickler

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Information professionals' career confidential : straight talk and savvy tips
Title
Information professionals' career confidential
Title remainder
straight talk and savvy tips
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Ulla de Strickler
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Language
eng
Summary
Based in part on a selection of the author's past blog postings, Information Professionals' Career Confidential is a convenient, browsable, and illuminating pocket compendium of insights on topics relevant for information and knowledge professionals at any stage of their careers. This book collects comments on matters of interest to new and experienced information professionals alike in 1-2 minute "quick takes,{u0094} inviting further thought. Topics range from the value of knowledge management and effective communication in organizations to assessing employers' perception of information profess
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De Stricker, Ulla
Dewey number
  • 020.23
  • 004.023
Index
index present
LC call number
  • Z682
  • T58.5
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Chandos information professional series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Library science
  • Information science
  • Information scientists
  • Librarians
  • Information technology
  • Information technology
  • COMPUTERS / Computer Literacy
  • COMPUTERS / Computer Science
  • COMPUTERS / Data Processing
  • COMPUTERS / Hardware / General
  • COMPUTERS / Information Technology
  • COMPUTERS / Machine Theory
  • COMPUTERS / Reference
  • Information science
  • Information scientists
  • Information technology
  • Librarians
  • Library science
Label
Information professionals' career confidential : straight talk and savvy tips, Ulla de Strickler
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Copyright
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Information Professionals' Career Confidential: Straight Talk and Savvy Tips; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; The purpose and use of this book; Acknowledgements; Part One: Choosing and Forging an Information Career ; Chapter 1: What do people think of us? Perceptions of the information profession(s) in society; 1.1 . What will library/information/knowledge graduates be doing 25 years hence? Does it matter right now?; 1.2 . To start, let's take a look at an ultra-brief history of time for information professionals; 1.3 . Professional identity in society: What's in a name?
  • 1.4 . Influence ... Why don't we have more?1.5 . Is some form of certification the answer?; 1.6 . Is it a factor that "anyone can manage information nowadays"?; 1.7 . The "Drucker way" future: Opportunity for information professionals to shape it; Chapter 2: Who is in charge of our image? Professional reputation management; 2.1 . Who are we? Career identities, brands, and elevator speeches; 2.2 . Projecting the brand in the job interview: Tell the story-then practice, practice, and practice some more!; 2.3 . Negotiate from a position of honesty: That's just part of the brand
  • 2.4 . As you start a new job: Brand yourself from the beginningChapter 3: Why should we serve? The value of (volunteering in) professional associations; 3.1 . Our professional connections are powerful assets for employers; 3.2 . Investing in our careers: Conferences are not a luxury; 3.3 . Use the hallways-They are more productive than they look; 3.4 . More on schmoozing: Value for the conference dollar; 3.5 . When conference season is upon us ...; 3.6 . Speaking of volunteering: A sharing of the wealth; 3.7 . Volunteer: It's your career
  • 3.8 . Help others volunteer: That, too, helps your career3.9 . Sharing professional expertise-It's what we do (no matter how); 3.10 . Thinking of planning a conference? Tips from a volunteer; 3.11 . The experts are in: Useful session models for conference planners; Part Two: If The Work Does Not Find Us ... We Must Find The Work ; Chapter 4: Venturing outside: Broadening our scope of work; 4.1 . Career transitions: More common than we thought; 4.2 . The relevance of information credentials; 4.3 . Translation from info lingo to business speak: Key task for job seekers
  • 4.4 . Bottom line: We are all in business4.5 . What are the "non-obvious" jobs called?; 4.6 . Where are the non-mainstream jobs? How do you get one?; 4.7 . Won't I need a new resume for such non-traditional jobs?; 4.8 . So far so good. What about the cover letter?; 4.9 . But ... what if there are significant gaps between the posting and my qualifications?; 4.10 . The classic dilemma of work experience; 4.11 . Could intermediation become respectable again?; 4.12 . Oh, I could never take a job in sales!; 4.13 . Where do opportunities-to find work and to hire-come from?
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913869176
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unknown
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1 online resource.
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9780081002360
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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cl0500000900
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)913869176
Label
Information professionals' career confidential : straight talk and savvy tips, Ulla de Strickler
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Information Professionals' Career Confidential: Straight Talk and Savvy Tips; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; The purpose and use of this book; Acknowledgements; Part One: Choosing and Forging an Information Career ; Chapter 1: What do people think of us? Perceptions of the information profession(s) in society; 1.1 . What will library/information/knowledge graduates be doing 25 years hence? Does it matter right now?; 1.2 . To start, let's take a look at an ultra-brief history of time for information professionals; 1.3 . Professional identity in society: What's in a name?
  • 1.4 . Influence ... Why don't we have more?1.5 . Is some form of certification the answer?; 1.6 . Is it a factor that "anyone can manage information nowadays"?; 1.7 . The "Drucker way" future: Opportunity for information professionals to shape it; Chapter 2: Who is in charge of our image? Professional reputation management; 2.1 . Who are we? Career identities, brands, and elevator speeches; 2.2 . Projecting the brand in the job interview: Tell the story-then practice, practice, and practice some more!; 2.3 . Negotiate from a position of honesty: That's just part of the brand
  • 2.4 . As you start a new job: Brand yourself from the beginningChapter 3: Why should we serve? The value of (volunteering in) professional associations; 3.1 . Our professional connections are powerful assets for employers; 3.2 . Investing in our careers: Conferences are not a luxury; 3.3 . Use the hallways-They are more productive than they look; 3.4 . More on schmoozing: Value for the conference dollar; 3.5 . When conference season is upon us ...; 3.6 . Speaking of volunteering: A sharing of the wealth; 3.7 . Volunteer: It's your career
  • 3.8 . Help others volunteer: That, too, helps your career3.9 . Sharing professional expertise-It's what we do (no matter how); 3.10 . Thinking of planning a conference? Tips from a volunteer; 3.11 . The experts are in: Useful session models for conference planners; Part Two: If The Work Does Not Find Us ... We Must Find The Work ; Chapter 4: Venturing outside: Broadening our scope of work; 4.1 . Career transitions: More common than we thought; 4.2 . The relevance of information credentials; 4.3 . Translation from info lingo to business speak: Key task for job seekers
  • 4.4 . Bottom line: We are all in business4.5 . What are the "non-obvious" jobs called?; 4.6 . Where are the non-mainstream jobs? How do you get one?; 4.7 . Won't I need a new resume for such non-traditional jobs?; 4.8 . So far so good. What about the cover letter?; 4.9 . But ... what if there are significant gaps between the posting and my qualifications?; 4.10 . The classic dilemma of work experience; 4.11 . Could intermediation become respectable again?; 4.12 . Oh, I could never take a job in sales!; 4.13 . Where do opportunities-to find work and to hire-come from?
Control code
913869176
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780081002360
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
cl0500000900
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)913869176

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