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Saturday, June 27 - 8:30am

8:30am - 9:00am
Placement Center Orientation Moscone Convention Center
104 (N)
Description :

This orientation is intended for people who are not familiar with the ALA JobLIST Placement Center. We will walk around the Center and discuss the available services and activities. Both employers and job seekers are welcome to attend. Staff will be available to answer your questions.

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Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 27 - 9:00am

9:00am - 12:00pm
Mentoring-on-the-Fly Other Moscone Convention Center
104 (N)
Description :

Looking for some professional guidance and advice while at the ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco? If so, stop by the Placement Center for the ACRL - University Libraries Section's "On-the-Fly" Mentoring to talk with an experienced librarian about any and all aspects of your career. Mentoring sessions are available by appointment and on a first-come drop-in basis.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:00am - 5:00pm
Career Counseling Other Moscone Convention Center
104 (N)
Description :

Recharge your career by meeting with a professional career coach. She can guide you in developing strategies for the next phase of your career, solving a problem in your current job situation, defining goals, and/or rejuvenating your career. Each one-on-one session is 20 minutes, and is completely confidential.

If you have never experienced career counseling, or just haven't used this type of service in a long time, this is the perfect opportunity to either introduce yourself to or reacquaint yourself with a service that can be useful throughout your career. Take advantage of the opportunity to talk with a knowledgeable professional about your career concerns. No cost.

Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:00am - 5:00pm
Photography Service Other Moscone Convention Center
104 (N)
Description :

The ALA JobLIST Placement Center will be offering all attendees the opportunity to have a "headshot" photo package created. Any attendee can sign-up for an appointment with ALA's conference photography team to have a professional photo taken and set of digital images created for the attendees' use in job applications, social media and other networking opportunities. Walk-ins welcome. Cost: $20. Saturday and Sunday

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:00am - 5:00pm
Resume Review Service Other Moscone Convention Center
104 (N)
Description :

If you need help getting your resume polished, stop by the Placement Center while you are at conference. Come and discover the best way to show your most recent accomplishments with an updated resume. Bring your resume on a thumb drive so that you can make immediate changes while you're in the Placement Center.

Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 27 - 11:00am

11:00am - 12:00pm
The Key to Getting Interviews: Great Cover Letters and Resumes Program Moscone Convention Center
104 (N)
Description :

You can’t show the hiring manager what a perfect fit you are for that job you really want if you can’t get an interview. Effective cover letters and resumes can be the key to getting your foot in the door. Come to this session to get tips from someone who reviews cover letters and resumes on a daily basis, a human resource director. Bring your resume and be prepared to leave with ideas for polishing your resume and cover letters so that you can start getting those interviews.

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Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 27 - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Check Out a Librarian Other Moscone Convention Center
104 (N)
Description :

Are you a job seeker? Looking to find your librarian niche? Want to move up the librarianship ladder but not sure how? Are you interested in some of ALA's amazing programs or getting involved in activities? Well, we have an event just for you! Join us to talk with working librarians who are doing great and interesting things with their careers. Find out how to get a job, move into a more specialized area, or move into your career goals. All types of libraries will be represented. Libraries are changing and you need to be ready! No appointment needed.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 27 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 4:00pm
CANCELLED: Tips to Work in Any Type of Library, Anywhere in the World Program Moscone Convention Center
104 (N)
Description :

There are specific and unique requirements associated with Federal civil service. Attend this session to learn the point-by-point tips for every step in the process. Meet the mentors available to help you find a position in a specific type of library. Brought to you by Careers in Federal Libraries.

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Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 28 - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:00am
HR Confidential: Insider Tips from Library HR Directors Program Moscone Convention Center
104 (N)
Description :

An informal discussion/Q&A session where you can gain an insider's perspective on the recruitment process from two experienced HR Directors. Get tips on how to make your application stand out. Find out how to be your own best advocate for professional development and career advancement. Explore negotiation strategies to ensure you get the most out of your offer package. All questions are welcome!

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Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:00am - 11:00am
Career Counseling Other Moscone Convention Center
104 (N)
Description :

Recharge your career by meeting with a professional career coach. She can guide you in developing strategies for the next phase of your career, solving a problem in your current job situation, defining goals, and/or rejuvenating your career. Each one-on-one session is 20 minutes, and is completely confidential.

If you have never experienced career counseling, or just haven't used this type of service in a long time, this is the perfect opportunity to either introduce yourself to or reacquaint yourself with a service that can be useful throughout your career. Take advantage of the opportunity to talk with a knowledgeable professional about your career concerns. No cost.

Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:00am - 5:00pm
Photography Service Other Moscone Convention Center
104 (N)
Description :

The ALA JobLIST Placement Center will be offering all attendees the opportunity to have a "headshot" photo package created. Any attendee can sign-up for an appointment with ALA's conference photography team to have a professional photo taken and set of digital images created for the attendees' use in job applications, social media and other networking opportunities. Walk-ins welcome. Cost: $20. Saturday and Sunday

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:00am - 5:00pm
Resume Review Service Other Moscone Convention Center
104 (N)
Description :

If you need help getting your resume polished, stop by the Placement Center while you are at conference. Come and discover the best way to show your most recent accomplishments with an updated resume. Bring your resume on a thumb drive so that you can make immediate changes while you're in the Placement Center.

Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 28 - 10:30am

10:30am - 12:00pm
Placement Center Open House/Job Fair Other Moscone Convention Center
104 (N)
Description :

Employers will be available to talk to conference attendees about their institutions. You do not have to be an active job seeker to attend. Conference attendees can feel free to walk around and talk to any participating employer. No appointment necessary.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 28 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Mentoring-on-the-Fly Other Moscone Convention Center
104 (N)
Description :

Looking for some professional guidance and advice while at the ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco? If so, stop by the Placement Center for the ACRL - University Libraries Section's "On-the-Fly" Mentoring to talk with an experienced librarian about any and all aspects of your career. Mentoring sessions are available by appointment and on a first-come drop-in basis.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Sunday, June 28 - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Career Counseling Other Moscone Convention Center
104 (N)
Description :

Recharge your career by meeting with a professional career coach. She can guide you in developing strategies for the next phase of your career, solving a problem in your current job situation, defining goals, and/or rejuvenating your career. Each one-on-one session is 20 minutes, and is completely confidential.

If you have never experienced career counseling, or just haven't used this type of service in a long time, this is the perfect opportunity to either introduce yourself to or reacquaint yourself with a service that can be useful throughout your career. Take advantage of the opportunity to talk with a knowledgeable professional about your career concerns. No cost.

Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)