Transcript of "For your eyes only? NPC 2011 slides"
http://www.flickr.com/photos/lizjones/365098269/ For your eyes only? Why careers information teams need to demonstrate professionalism Megan Wiley Information Specialist Careers Service, University of BristolNew Professionals Conference 2011
http://www.flickr.com/photos/lizjones/365098269/ Overview • My perspective: why this topic? • Background: careers services information roles • Issues for careers information staff • Professional qualifications + CILIP • Communicating with colleagues • Relevance beyond careers services
My perspectiveUniversity of Bristol, Public Relations Office, 2011
What do higher education (HE) careers services do?http://www.flickr.com/photos/uncut/16926192
Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services (AGCAS)• 132 higher education careers service members• Over 2,250 individual members• Careers and employability education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG)• Careers Information Specialists Group (CISG)• AGCAS-CIO@jiscmail.ac.uk
What do information staff do? http://www.wordle.net/show/wrdl/3771026/Careers_information_job_titles
Frontline work Library Management System Physical stock Cross-team working Employers Careers Advisershttp://www.flickr.com/photos/fuzzcat/32133928/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/crabchick/2779425682/ Are we seen as admin?
http://www.flickr.com/photos/schluesselbein/4837663917/Online developments:pros and cons