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  • Library assistant - formal training vs experience Last updated by Susan: 20-Feb-2017

    Moving from a small village in the south west where I worked as a library assistant to Birmingham. I’m told that things are different in bigger cities like Birmingham. I have a Level 2 GCSE, and I’m told that to continue working in a library in Birmingham I’m going to need specific training. Do 15yrs experience don’t count?

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    • Qualifications in information and library services are a plus as far as I know. Your best bet is to go straight to the source and see what they request.

      16-Feb-2017 Reply to Riley
    • Thanks Riley, will do. I hope my experience counts, otherwise i’d find it very frustrating and definitely very unfair.

      17-Feb-2017 Reply to Tracy
    • I have no specific training and 20yrs experience and i haven’t been told that i have to take any further training. I’d do it if they asked, i would actually love it :-) I love the job, though the wages could be a bit better.

      20-Feb-2017 Reply to Susan
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  • My dream job Last updated by anna home: 05-Dec-2016

    If you could choose a dream job whether it be in your current field or something else what would it be?

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    • My ideal job is Human Resource,Social Compliance Auditor

      12-Jan-2016 Reply to Freddie
    • My dream job would be working with books whether it be in the information sector or publishing.

      05-Dec-2016 Reply to anna home
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