Contact me for more information Susan Berkman Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 954-234-5663 Web: www.Research-Ability.com Twitter: @Researchability LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/susanwaldberkman Facebook: www.facebook.com/ResearchAbility
PwC No two career paths are alike from children’s librarian to quality standards to taxonomy to social networking … 2007-09 Content Standards Specialist, responsible for: Created and implemented content management and quality standards for the firm’s information portal. Launched the Controlled Vocabularies program 2009-11 Global Taxonomy Manager, responsible for: Coordinated the transition of the controlled vocabularies (comprises taxonomy consultative services and taxonomy management technology) Built a team of library professionals who help customers determine comprehensive, tailored plans to improve information management through the use of vocabularies 2011-12 in addition to previous responsibilities: SMS for Forensic Technology (includes consulting on proposals, business development efforts and participating on client engagements) Usability & Projects SMS and design team member for internal Social Networking platform (Spark) 10 Bethany Sehon Manager, Taxonomy Management April 2012
Library and Information Resource Management for Florida Law Libraries (Love child born of necessity)
The light bulb But I like lawyers Bad economy Rationale A few of key people You’d rather not irritate her Support & Encouragement Mentors Really… too naïve to fail
We don’t do windows Soup to nuts but part-time The Daily Grind Research and Document Retrieval Library Management Acquisitions & Cancelations Budgets Kinda cataloging In-house databases Contract Negotiations Website and Intranet Design
What’s my day like? Communications Staffing issues Client issues Payroll & Billing Bill, bill and bill
Why do I like it? I have no choice anymore changes less stress – rarely late reinvent my job as necessary as desired can focus on becoming expert can refocus on being a generalist
Frequently Asked Who do we hire? Where do we work? What’s the hardest part? Do you always have work?
Library School Prepares You To Be An information professional A Great Searcher A Great Evaluator of Information An organizer Management material
What I Learned Don’t undervalue ANY of your work and life experiences Open your mind to those fields which will honor and value your unique experiences and gifts Keep interviewing and applying until you find the right fit
Susan Wald Berkman CEO Research-Ability 11719 SW 1st St. Coral Springs, Florida 33071 954-234-5663 email@example.com Bethany Sehon Taxonomy Manager PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP 3109 West Dr ML King, Jr Blvd Tampa, Florida 33607 813 348 8812 firstname.lastname@example.org Nora Everlove CEO Everlove & Associates 412 65th St. N, St. Petersburg, Florida 33710 727-644-7407 email@example.com Lisa Chinn Assistant University Librarian Allen Neuharth Journalism and Mass Communications Library, University of Florida P.O. Box 118400/1060 Weimer Hall Gainesville, Florida 32611 (352) 273-2769 firstname.lastname@example.org
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