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A Writing Routine Requires A Life Routine

February has been an up-an-down month, if you hadn’t already guessed, and it’s this kind of sudden change (“Life Events”, as your friendly HR department refers to them) that can throw any decent writing routine completely off course. 613 more words

Writers - Steve D'Adamo

Reflections on Corporate Sector - Soojeong Herring

The iSchool hosted a guest speaker session to learn about private and federal librarianship on February 11th. Unfortunately, one of our speakers, Karyn Meyers, could not speak for the night, so the session mainly focused on the private sector. 543 more words

Tips And Resources


I recently visited the office of a headhunter (the kind that shrinks the ranks of the unemployed not heads).  He seemed sincere about finding me a position and suggested that I email a copy of my resume.  655 more words

How I Got My Latest Day Job (and It Has Nothing to Do With LinkedIn)

I’m only writing this post because I’ve seen so much bad advice out there from so-called self-proclaimed “experts” on how to land a job. I followed some of this advice myself only to have it go nowhere. 3,614 more words


5 Things You Didn't Know About the UKC Careers Service

In case you didn’t know already, the University of Kent has a pretty awesome careers service. As easy as it is to put off thinking about the future, it’s rather helpful that there is a whole department on campus ready to navigate you through it. 532 more words

Work Experience

Actual Job Hunting Tips for Dummies

Who doesn’t know someone who’s looking for a job? Hating your job or not having one can definitely wear on your patience, so let’s not waste too much time. 742 more words


Always be prepared

With another government shutdown looming, it has been on my heart to take a slight turn in my writing and address finances and the workworld… 1,010 more words