CareerWise 2011 – A Workshop for Library Professionals

CareerWise 2011 – A Workshop for Library Professionals

Sponsored by: 

  • The North Carolina Chapter of the Special Libraries Association 
  • The North Carolina Library Association Round Table for Ethnic Minority Concerns (REMCo)
  • The North Carolina Library Association Reference & Adult Services Section (RASS)

Are you looking for a job?

Wondering how to best present yourself in a professional setting?

Do you want to maximize your career potential? 

Are you interested in learning new ways to network and grow career connections? 

Join us for CareerWise 2011, a career focused workshop for librarians and information professionals in all fields, as well as graduate students. This workshop will include three exciting programs:

  • A panel of professionals from academic, public and special libraries will share advice for resumes, cover letters and interviews, and provide insight into job trends and essential skills.  (Speakers: Tiffany Allen, UNC Libraries, Mariel Christian, RTI International and Kim Hailey, City of Greensboro Public Libraries)
  • A representative from Belk will share trends and provide suggestions for professional attire and creating a professional image. (Speaker: Ellen Shlom, Belk – Friendly Center)
  • A presentation on using social media for professional networking...this is not your teenager’s Facebook! (Speakers: Mary Scanlon, Z. Smith Reynolds Library – Wake Forest University and Katherine Makens, Durham County Public Libraries)

This workshop is a unique opportunity to hear about what employers are looking for in candidates, maximize your professional networking and learn to polish your professional image.  Take your career to the next level…join us for CareerWise 2011!

Where:           Guilford College

Joseph Bryan Jr. Auditorium in the Frank Family Science Center
5800 West Friendly Avenue
Greensboro, NC

Directions to Guilford College: http://www.guilford.edu/about_guilford/contact_directions/directions.html

When: Friday, May 13th, 1:00 – 5:00 PM

Cost:  $15 – NCSLA and NCLA Members

            $10 – Students

            $20 – Non-members & Guests

Space is limited, so please register online by Tuesday, May 10th at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/CareerWise2011

At this event, we will be collecting 100% cotton t-shirts for Sweet Cheeks Diaper Kits, a non-profit organization that provides low-income families in the NC Triad area with FREE cloth diapers and supplies. Your old t-shirts will be recycled and turned into cloth diapers for families in need!


 

Questions? Please contact Susan Forbes at forbes16 [at] gmail [dot] com 

Date: 
Friday, May 13, 2011 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm