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The Resource Recovery, reframing, and renewal : surviving an information science career crisis in a time of change, Oliver Cutshaw, (electronic book)

Recovery, reframing, and renewal : surviving an information science career crisis in a time of change, Oliver Cutshaw, (electronic book)

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Recovery, reframing, and renewal : surviving an information science career crisis in a time of change
Title
Recovery, reframing, and renewal
Title remainder
surviving an information science career crisis in a time of change
Statement of responsibility
Oliver Cutshaw
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book examines the difficulties confronting information professionals who, due to financial downturns, technological change, or personal crises, are forced to re-evaluate their career options. It is divided between a case study (based on the author's own experiences) of career dislocation and eventual career renewal, and several sections that offer pragmatic advice on how to recover from job loss, conduct a skills assessment and develop a practical job search strategy. The author, with honesty, confronts the serious and sometimes troubling psychological and professional consequences of lay
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Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Cutshaw, Oliver
Dewey number
020.23
Index
index present
LC call number
Z682.35.V62
LC item number
C88 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Chandos information professional series
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  • Library science
  • Information science
  • Librarians
  • Information scientists
  • Career development
  • Career changes
  • Career changes
  • Career development
  • Information science
  • Information scientists
  • Librarians
  • Library science
Label
Recovery, reframing, and renewal : surviving an information science career crisis in a time of change, Oliver Cutshaw, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Recovery, reframing, and renewal: surviving an information science career crisis in a time of change; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; About the author; 1 Introduction to the parameters of career renewal; Reference; 2 Career recovery: a case study of my personal job search; Off to california; First you fail and then, guess what, you fail again; Why not try something new? re-envisioning the problem; New approach, but the road is still bumpy and long; Your social network is not always a source of support; At last, I found a job
  • Dos and don'ts: some lessons to be learned from my experienceObservations to be drawn from my case: or some of the deadly sins of modern-day employment and job searching; References; 3 No job, no way: librarians are often unprepared for voluntary and involuntary career changes; The dodo effect: too much specialization and too much complacency; It comes like a thief in the night and sometimes it doesn't; The job market: there is a big world outside these hallowed halls; We have it within our power: self-assessment and reframing
  • 4 First you grieve: job loss, job stagnation, and job burnout in an age of transitionWe are handling it, but are we really?; You got a right to sing the blues!; You are more than just a job title; Rethinking your skill set and reframing your career goals; Reference; 5 Re-envisioning your career: a new look at yourself and your skills; Who are you and what do you want to do with your career?; The really big change; Skills analysis: don't sell yourself short; The generalist, the hybrid, and the specialist: know yourself and consider how others may know you; You are a person not just a category
  • Outside work is not outside of the boxGetting another perspective; References; 6 Reframing your skills and search strategies: preparing for the job search and looking at your professional goals with a fresh and realistic approach; You cannot find what you want unless you know what you need; How do I know what I want and need in a job?; Job searching: it's better than you think; Searching may be easier but applying for a job can be confusing; The essentials: résumé, cover letter, references; Now set sail; Reference
  • 7 New résumé, new interview skills, but the road can still be bumpy: preparing for the job search and practicing the survival skills needed for successTrends in twenty-first century job interviews: forewarned is forearmed; The three Ps for surviving the job hunt: patience, persistence, and perspective; 8 You got your job! Hurray! But now what?; Sometimes a bargain is not a bargain; Stay prepared, stay alert; Reference; 9 How can our professional organizations and graduate schools build a better professional support system?
Control code
SCIDI904124783
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 152 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781780632728
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Recovery, reframing, and renewal : surviving an information science career crisis in a time of change, Oliver Cutshaw, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Recovery, reframing, and renewal: surviving an information science career crisis in a time of change; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; About the author; 1 Introduction to the parameters of career renewal; Reference; 2 Career recovery: a case study of my personal job search; Off to california; First you fail and then, guess what, you fail again; Why not try something new? re-envisioning the problem; New approach, but the road is still bumpy and long; Your social network is not always a source of support; At last, I found a job
  • Dos and don'ts: some lessons to be learned from my experienceObservations to be drawn from my case: or some of the deadly sins of modern-day employment and job searching; References; 3 No job, no way: librarians are often unprepared for voluntary and involuntary career changes; The dodo effect: too much specialization and too much complacency; It comes like a thief in the night and sometimes it doesn't; The job market: there is a big world outside these hallowed halls; We have it within our power: self-assessment and reframing
  • 4 First you grieve: job loss, job stagnation, and job burnout in an age of transitionWe are handling it, but are we really?; You got a right to sing the blues!; You are more than just a job title; Rethinking your skill set and reframing your career goals; Reference; 5 Re-envisioning your career: a new look at yourself and your skills; Who are you and what do you want to do with your career?; The really big change; Skills analysis: don't sell yourself short; The generalist, the hybrid, and the specialist: know yourself and consider how others may know you; You are a person not just a category
  • Outside work is not outside of the boxGetting another perspective; References; 6 Reframing your skills and search strategies: preparing for the job search and looking at your professional goals with a fresh and realistic approach; You cannot find what you want unless you know what you need; How do I know what I want and need in a job?; Job searching: it's better than you think; Searching may be easier but applying for a job can be confusing; The essentials: résumé, cover letter, references; Now set sail; Reference
  • 7 New résumé, new interview skills, but the road can still be bumpy: preparing for the job search and practicing the survival skills needed for successTrends in twenty-first century job interviews: forewarned is forearmed; The three Ps for surviving the job hunt: patience, persistence, and perspective; 8 You got your job! Hurray! But now what?; Sometimes a bargain is not a bargain; Stay prepared, stay alert; Reference; 9 How can our professional organizations and graduate schools build a better professional support system?
Control code
SCIDI904124783
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 152 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781780632728
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote

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