Job Shadowing

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Blogs

Job Shadowing for Librarians

A blog on Librarians are go which shares the thinking behind job shadowing and the processes that surround it. [Last checked: 16/4/20]

Job Shadowing Opportunities (NLPN)

Are you curious about other library sectors? Want to see a day in the life of a librarian? Job shadowing might be the answer! [Last checked: 16/4/20]

Top 7 Questions To Ask On a Job Shadow Interview (Find Success Mentors)

Job shadowing is a great way to observe someone at work and test drive a career BEFORE you invest your time and money. [Last checked: 16/4/20]

Websites

How to Job Shadow?

At JobShadow.com they are all about virtual job shadowing.  You can find tons of information about the jobs and what the people doing them have to say. But after taking the initial steps of virtually shadowing a job that interests you what’s next?  It may be time to do the real thing.  Nothing beats actually following someone around during a typical day on their job.  [Last checked: 16/4/20]

Job Shadowing Guidelines

Comprehensive guidance document on job shadowing from Manchester Metropolitan University including definitions, benefits and considerations. [Last checked: 16/4/20]

Work Shadowing (Prospects)

Work shadowing is all about observing someone in their day-to-day role. By watching, instead of doing, you’ll gain an in-depth understanding of the workplace and a real sense of whether the job is right for you. [Last checked: 16/4/20]

Work Shadowing (University of Manchester)

Description of work shadowing and suggestions of how to find opportunities from the University of Manchester. [Last checked: 28/08/2019]

Job Shadowing Is Effective On-the-Job Training

Article from The Balance careers about job shadowing as a good way to do on-the-job training and let employees learn about different jobs. [Last checked: 16/4/20]

Work Shadowing (Newcastle University)

Work shadowing is when you observe staff performing key duties in the workplace. It can help you gain a better idea of what employment in a particular job or sector is like. [Last checked: 16/4/20]

Types of Job Shadowing

The University of Cambridge describes different types of job shadowing. The type of job shadowing that is undertaken will depend on the needs of the host and the shadowee and on the amount of time that can be allocated to the shadowing. [Last checked: 16/4/20]