Posts Tagged: career

Breaking Down Barriers to Access the Profession – Katie Murphy

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.

Breaking Down Barriers to Access the Profession – Katie Murphy

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.

SfNP Summer Seminar: Recruitment Panel Q&A Pt.1

At our annual Summer Seminar held in June in Manchester we had our regular Recruitment panel. In this first blog post, the panel addresses how best to search and apply for jobs, as well as ideas about networking with other professionals.

SfNP Summer Seminar: Recruitment Panel Q&A Pt.1

At our annual Summer Seminar held in June in Manchester we had our regular Recruitment panel. In this first blog post, the panel addresses how best to search and apply for jobs, as well as ideas about networking with other professionals.

How I Started

How I Started – David Jenkins

Unlike some people in the world of archives and records I have to admit that I didn’t have an aspiration to work in this profession since childhood. Discounting the usual ‘dream jobs’ (astronaut, film star etc) I was often drawn

How I Started

How I Started – David Jenkins

Unlike some people in the world of archives and records I have to admit that I didn’t have an aspiration to work in this profession since childhood. Discounting the usual ‘dream jobs’ (astronaut, film star etc) I was often drawn

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Q&A- Digital Preservation Coalition Representatives

Q&A Blogs give you a chance to have your questions answered by experienced professionals. The questions for this post were answered by Sharon McMeekin – Head of Workforce Development and Skills, Angela Dappert  – Head of Research and Practice and

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Q&A- Digital Preservation Coalition Representatives

Q&A Blogs give you a chance to have your questions answered by experienced professionals. The questions for this post were answered by Sharon McMeekin – Head of Workforce Development and Skills, Angela Dappert  – Head of Research and Practice and

How I Started- Peter Kurilecz

Information professionals recount their early career experiences. This time: Peter A Kurilecz, Director at ARMA International How I started – Or what a long strange trip it’s been. It’s hard to believe but it has been over 30 years since

How I Started- Peter Kurilecz

Information professionals recount their early career experiences. This time: Peter A Kurilecz, Director at ARMA International How I started – Or what a long strange trip it’s been. It’s hard to believe but it has been over 30 years since

How I Started

How I Started – Margherita Orlando

Information professionals recount their early career experiences. This time:Margherita Orlando, Assistant Archivist at the Bank of England Archive   Discovering archives: from an academic perspective I discovered archives whilst researching for my BA and MA qualifications in Classics, theatre history

How I Started

How I Started – Margherita Orlando

Information professionals recount their early career experiences. This time:Margherita Orlando, Assistant Archivist at the Bank of England Archive   Discovering archives: from an academic perspective I discovered archives whilst researching for my BA and MA qualifications in Classics, theatre history

How I Started

How I Started – Lee Pretlove

Information professionals recount their early career experiences. This time: Lee Pretlove, Corporate Information Specialist at TWI Ltd. I’d like to think that the career path I’m now on chose me rather than by any design on my part. I’d grown

How I Started

How I Started – Lee Pretlove

Information professionals recount their early career experiences. This time: Lee Pretlove, Corporate Information Specialist at TWI Ltd. I’d like to think that the career path I’m now on chose me rather than by any design on my part. I’d grown

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SfNP launches Peer Pals, an online mentoring programme

In September 2013 the Section for New Professionals (SfNP) launches its new Peer Pals programme. This programme, which was piloted in 2012 under the name ‘e-mentoring’, aims to help bridge the gap between those starting out or considering training options,

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SfNP launches Peer Pals, an online mentoring programme

In September 2013 the Section for New Professionals (SfNP) launches its new Peer Pals programme. This programme, which was piloted in 2012 under the name ‘e-mentoring’, aims to help bridge the gap between those starting out or considering training options,

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Q&A with Shirley Jones, ARA CPD working group and Head of Conservation at WYAS

Get your questions answered by key people in the information management profession. This time: Shirley Jones, ARA Continuing Professional Development (CPD) working group and Head of Conservation at West Yorkshire Archive Service (WYAS). Q: Newly qualified professionals usually work in fixed-term

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Q&A with Shirley Jones, ARA CPD working group and Head of Conservation at WYAS

Get your questions answered by key people in the information management profession. This time: Shirley Jones, ARA Continuing Professional Development (CPD) working group and Head of Conservation at West Yorkshire Archive Service (WYAS). Q: Newly qualified professionals usually work in fixed-term

Events Watch

Events Watch – Frances Lund, Community Archives and Heritage Group Conference 2013

Events Watch enables new professionals to share their thoughts and learning outcomes from events they have recently attended (such as conferences and training) for the benefit of all new professionals. This time Frances Lund shares her experiences from the Community

Events Watch

Events Watch – Frances Lund, Community Archives and Heritage Group Conference 2013

Events Watch enables new professionals to share their thoughts and learning outcomes from events they have recently attended (such as conferences and training) for the benefit of all new professionals. This time Frances Lund shares her experiences from the Community