I remember hearing of a recent LIS grad who actually called the database companies up and asked for training on their products while she was on the job hunt — which they gladly gave her. I’ve not yet been so brazen, but it’s a great idea. They realllllly want you know to know how to use their products, and themselves may have subject expertise that you can draw on.
Putting the “Expert” in Subject ExpertiseI Meghan Ecclestone
Good ideas in here. I’m already doing the Coursera thing to get some science coursework on my resume.
Sounds worth trying!