Future Library Unconference 2013 - Katerina Kerasta

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Future Library Unconference 2013 - Katerina Kerasta

  1. 1. Αναζήτηση Εργασίας με Αρωγό τη Βιβλιοθήκη JOB SEARCH ON LIBRARIES from frustration to hope and from hope to the obvious by Katerina Kerasta 2nd Future Library Unconference, 2013 Benaki Museum
  2. 2.  Greece: Country with the highest unemployement rate: 27,6% ( 1.403.698 unemployed)  24,6% men  31,6% women  62,9 % % young people under 25 years  Sterea Ellada (Central Greece) is a region of Greece with the highest rate of unemployment!
  3. 3. Job Search Library  A Project of the Future Library Leaders Network  Participant Libraries: Livadia, Chalkida, Atalanti and Itea  Running since 9 April 2013
  4. 4. Job Search Library  Υπάλληλοι των Βιβλιοθηκών  Εθελοντές
  5. 5. Job Search Library  Unemployed  People in insecure jobs  People at the stage of entering the employment market (Lyceums, Second Chance Schools, Vocational Training Institutes, prisons etc.)  All individuals interested in the employment market >460 attendees
  6. 6. Job Search Library  3 hour seminars  Job search strategy  Job search tools  Practices & tips for giving effective interviews  Online CV: LinkedIn
  7. 7. Job Search Library Books Website
  8. 8. Job Search Library Facebook Page Content curation platform Scoop.it
  9. 9. Library closures??? HANDS OFF OUR LIBRARIES! Public awareness campaign
  10. 10. Job Search Library 23% of participants found a Job! They told us…
  11. 11. Job Search Library 76% of participants said the Project helped them a lot They told us…
  12. 12. Job Search Library 96% said the knowledge gained from the project was valuable They told us…
  13. 13. Job Search Library 96% said that the Library should establish the Program a permanent service They told us…
  14. 14. Job Search Library 99% said the Project should be adopted by other Greek Libraries They told us…
  15. 15. Job Search Library
  16. 16. Job Search Library  Change in the Libraries’ mentality  Desire by other libraries to adopt the service  Constant need to update and enrich the content of the service  Constant need to readjust the time schedule of the service implementation  Expansion of the project’s target group  Expansion of the project’s partners’ network (Democritus University of Thrace Employment & Career Service, Viotia Chamber of Commerce, employment agencies and companies)
  17. 17. Thank you Katerina Kerasta

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