13th Conference on Professional Information Resources

Paper details

Sharing and Flowing of Information in Business Sector

Session coordinator: Anna Diačiková, Chemosvit a.s., Slovakia / SNK, Slovakia (Marketing Manager for Slovak Libraries)

Where: 29. 5. 2008, 9.00 - 12.20, Auditorium D

Job Analysis of Proffesional Information Worker

Autor: Anežka Compelová, MCR, s.r.o., Slovak Republic



The work handles with the development of a job analysis of an information professional. The core work consists of a research to identify the profile of an information professional which was based on studies and detailed analysis of competency schemes developed in foreign by professional associations. The research itself executed via questioner was carried out at companies operating in Slovakia. Their main activity is information activity or activity provided by internal resources. The results of the research reveal informations about the information professionals working in Slovakia. The synthetic knowledge about the information profession summarize into the layout of the job analysis of an information professional. In the layout of the job analysis I separate the knowledge, skills and abilities of information professionals into six areas: information science, interaction with content, interaction with people, business, information and area of special attainments. The utilization of the designed job analysis may be useful in the following areas: establishment of demands of applicants interested in the profession, assignment into a concrete position, classification of the salary banding, identification of responsibilities within the organization, identification of incorrect processes, definition of competencies. In the area of education the job analysis may accommodate the reassessment of educational guidelines or a development of new educational schedule in further development of individual growth or consultant activity.

About author:

Mgr. Anežka Compelová is a graduate of Library and Information Science at Comenius University in Bratislava. She was nominated for rector prize with her diploma project named „Job analysis of professional information worker“. Now she works in a software firm as a web designer, she contributes on development of new firm products and she leads learning courses regarding to working with web applications.

Other papers in this session:

Virtual Sharing of Tacit Knowledge

Author: Ludmila Mládková, University of Economics, Czech Republic

Marketing in Special Libraries - How To Get Better Mileage from Your E-resources

Author: Zuzana Helinsky, zh Consulting, Sweden

Internal and External Marketing of Librarian and Information Specialist

Author: Anna Diačiková, Chemosvit a.s., Slovakia / SNK, Slovakia (Marketing Manager for Slovak Libraries)

User Interaction With Information

Author: Pavel Kocourek, INCAD, Czech Republic

Enhancing Information in Organizations

Author: Jan Mottl, AiP Safe s.r.o., Czech Republic