Presentation on theme: "Cindy Batman Library Liaison to the College of Information Discovery Park Library University of North Texas Janet Denny Employer Development Services Career."— Presentation transcript:
Cindy Batman Library Liaison to the College of Information Discovery Park Library University of North Texas Janet Denny Employer Development Services Career Center University of North Texas 1 Librarians in the brave new world of today’s job market
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Poll ? Do you need to make changes in your appearance to be more professional? Yes or No 16
What do interviewers want to see when you walk in the door? 17
Federal Jobs….continued: Overview of the online process After selecting the job to which you’d like to apply, there are usually several steps in the online application process: 1.Create your federal resume 2.Answer the questions posed online 3.Submit the complete application package by the stated deadline 4.Follow up with the appropriate agency contact to inquire about progress in hiring for the position 31
Contact Information: Cindy Batman Library Liaison to the College of Information University of North Texas Discovery Park Library 3940 North Elm Street Denton, Texas 76207 Cindy.Batman@unt.edu Janet Denny Employer Development Coordinator University of North Texas Career Center Chestnut Hall, Suite 103 1800 West Chestnut Street Denton, Texas 76203 Janet.Denny@unt.edu 51
Cindy Batman Library Liaison to the College of Information Discovery Park Library University of North Texas Janet Denny Employer Development Services Career Center University of North Texas 52 Librarians in the brave new world of today’s job market
More webinars in this series Facing Trying Times for Librarians Thursday, August 4 ♦ 2pm – 3pm Ron Pollock will expand on one of the key parts of looking for a new position, the tailored resume, in a live webinar at 2pm on August 4. How can you describe your skills in the best terms for a potential employer? What are some ways that you can translate your library skills into broader terms? Tell a great story – get a job Thursday, September 15 ♦ 2pm – 3pm In their live webinar at 2pm on September 15, Kerry McGeath and Cynthia Pfledderer will share more specific steps for introducing yourself professionally and telling your story in terms that fit your potential new position. Learn about common pitfalls and best practices in the interview process, both within the library community and the private sector. REGISTRATION and more information available at www.txla.org/CE
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