This week’s blog is the second part of our Recruitment Panel Q&A from our recent Summer Seminar in Leeds. Excellent questions were posed by our enthusiastic audience, including about the dilemma of feeling underqualified yet overqualified at the same time, and how to address it.
It’s that time of the year again when the Section for New Professionals has its annual Summer Seminar. Held this year in Leeds, this week’s post is Part 1 of our Recruitment Panel Q&A where audience members get career advice from industry professionals.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect across the UK and the rest of Europe in May 2018. In this article, Paul Heffernan, a Records Manager in Ireland, encourages us to welcome this new legislation, and asserts that new professionals are at an advantage in knowing how to manage greater and greater amounts of organisational data.
As part of the planning for a digitization program at work, Sue Halwa recently attended a introductory workshop on Digital Preservation and is now sharing her thoughts.
A slightly different theme this week. Liverpool University’s Centre for Archive Studies recently established an Artist in Residence programme which culminated in an exhibition that opened this very week. Elizabeth very kindly has written about the project.
Concerns about the longevity and stability of digital records is something that plays on the mind of a lot of archivists. As a new professional in his field, Chris shares with us his experience and his ideas on how to approach these challenges.
This week’s ‘How I Started’ post is from Helena, who is at the very beginning of her career and gives some great advice on obtaining relevant pre-course experience.
This week’s post was contributed by Katie, a current ARM student, who suggests different routes into the heritage profession besides than the usual formal university-level education as a means of making the profession more inclusive.
This week’s post is from Rosie, an Archives Trainee at the Borthwick Institute. Here, she writes about an interesting project involving 150-years worth of parish magazines.
To be told you “don’t have enough experience” when being turned down for jobs is demoralising and frustrating, as many of us can relate. In this insightful post, Anouska Lester from Milton Keynes writes about what she’s doing to combat this.