Job Search: Experience Needed … to Get Experience

Job Descriptions and the “Experience Needed” Syndrome

This article by Tammy Johns describes what many of my colleagues graduating soon from library school are experiencing right now. How can I get experience if I can’t get a job … without experience? My biggest takeaway is that everyone has some experience they can relate to the job description at hand provided they get creative and start asking themselves what specific skills they have that can get this sought-after job done.

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