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Experience: The New Qualification!

The Degree Inflation

Receiving a university degree has been professed as the “golden ticket” to the real world for decades; ensuring students that the thousands of pounds and endless hours spent achieving said status will be rewarded with a high-paying job. 370 more words


MA Librarianship: What I've learned

I’m currently halfway through my MA Librarianship at Sheffield. The end of the taught portion of the course is approaching incredibly quickly, it seems, and I’m already feeling the pressure to get a job lined up for the summer so I’m don’t have to live off my savings for too long. 706 more words

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Looking good: what employers look for in a candidate

It’s a common fallacy that employers look mainly for technical capabilities when they are recruiting. Most candidates structure their resumes so that the emphasis is on the ‘what’ of their previous role and a lot of effort seems to goes into explaining what the person did day to day, but not… 442 more words

Surviving life as a mature library student

In September 2012 I enrolled as a part-time mature student on the MA Library and Information Management programme at Manchester Metropolitan University. Last week I finished the taught part of the course, so I’ve no more lectures to attend and just a dissertation to write. 624 more words

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New Sponsor Rating Qualification

Effective immediately, PSAs must have earned at least 500 VP in the past month in order to rate their sponsors during the current month. This new requirement helps to ensure that only PSAs who are actually participating in the SFI program are rating their sponsors, thereby promoting more fair and accurate sponsor rating. 44 more words

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Work History

Below is a summarized version of my work history. I’ve included my most relevant positions here. If you would like a more detailed work history, please feel free to contact me. 254 more words