Leadership and CareerDevelopment for the 21st Century    Information Professional       Lisa Chow | Sandra Sajonas        ...
Self Assessment Activity     SWOT        Goals - 1, 2, 5 year goals
Career Strategy          PeopleProfessional Brand                Online Presence
CONNECT WITH PEOPLEFind colleagues to share & bounce off ideas.Get to know your fellow librarians/students.Find a mentor o...
Do you have mentors?
GET YOUR NAME OUT THERE    Find opportunities to    publish and present
HAVE AN ONLINE PRESENCE
Do you have an e-portfolio?
Portfolio on Google Sites
Portfolio on Google Sites
USE (FREE) TOOLS AVAILABLEGoogle Tools ● Google Docs ● Google Calendar ● Picasa (photo editing and sharing) ● Google Analy...
What tools do you use in your           career?
GET OUT THERE     Attend cheap/free events,      trainings and meetups.Attend national & local conferences.
GET INVOLVEDApply to various library programs & initiatives.     Get involved with local and national           associatio...
KEEP UPDATED          Keep up with library land             (and the world).listservs, blogs, LinkedIn, RSS, Google Alerts...
BE PREPAREDUpdate your resume/CV regularly.
JOB BROWSE & JOB SEARCH
GO BEYOND YOUR JOB TITLE  Be creative with your name tag
CREATE BUSINESS CARDS●   Vistaprint●   Moo cards●   Local print shop●   Print your own on-demand
TAKE THE INITIATIVEPropose ideas, start projects, see what happens.
Revisit GoalsMake it a SMART Goal                         Write down 1 goal for each                        career strateg...
STEP OUT OF YOUR   COMFORT ZONETake 1 step towards 1 SMART goal
ResourcesPublish & Present:http://www.lulu.com/http://www.woodheadpublishing.com/en/ChandosHome.aspxGet Out There:http://w...
Questions?Presentation slides and resources:http://peopleinteract.wordpress.com/blogEmail: peopleinteractconsulting@gmail....
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Webinar: Leadership and Career Development for the 21st Century Information Professional

  1. 1. Leadership and CareerDevelopment for the 21st Century Information Professional Lisa Chow | Sandra Sajonas March 21, 2013 SLA Rocky Mountain Chapter and First Five Years Council http://bit.ly/peopleinteract
  2. 2. Self Assessment Activity SWOT Goals - 1, 2, 5 year goals
  3. 3. Career Strategy PeopleProfessional Brand Online Presence
  4. 4. CONNECT WITH PEOPLEFind colleagues to share & bounce off ideas.Get to know your fellow librarians/students.Find a mentor or two.
  5. 5. Do you have mentors?
  6. 6. GET YOUR NAME OUT THERE Find opportunities to publish and present
  7. 7. HAVE AN ONLINE PRESENCE
  8. 8. Do you have an e-portfolio?
  9. 9. Portfolio on Google Sites
  10. 10. Portfolio on Google Sites
  11. 11. USE (FREE) TOOLS AVAILABLEGoogle Tools ● Google Docs ● Google Calendar ● Picasa (photo editing and sharing) ● Google Analytics ● Google AlertsOther Tools ● Wordpress.com ● PBworks (wiki) ● bit.ly (URL shortener) ● goo.gl (URL shortener) ● social media & networks
  12. 12. What tools do you use in your career?
  13. 13. GET OUT THERE Attend cheap/free events, trainings and meetups.Attend national & local conferences.
  14. 14. GET INVOLVEDApply to various library programs & initiatives. Get involved with local and national associations & groups.
  15. 15. KEEP UPDATED Keep up with library land (and the world).listservs, blogs, LinkedIn, RSS, Google Alerts check library association sites regularly
  16. 16. BE PREPAREDUpdate your resume/CV regularly.
  17. 17. JOB BROWSE & JOB SEARCH
  18. 18. GO BEYOND YOUR JOB TITLE Be creative with your name tag
  19. 19. CREATE BUSINESS CARDS● Vistaprint● Moo cards● Local print shop● Print your own on-demand
  20. 20. TAKE THE INITIATIVEPropose ideas, start projects, see what happens.
  21. 21. Revisit GoalsMake it a SMART Goal Write down 1 goal for each career strategy area that you are going to work on. People: Professional Brand: Online Presence:
  22. 22. STEP OUT OF YOUR COMFORT ZONETake 1 step towards 1 SMART goal
  23. 23. ResourcesPublish & Present:http://www.lulu.com/http://www.woodheadpublishing.com/en/ChandosHome.aspxGet Out There:http://www.meetup.com/https://www.grubwithus.com/Keep Updated:http://lists.ala.org/sympahttp://www.tk421.net/librarylink/Job Search:http://www.flexjobs.com/http://www.libraryjobpostings.org/http://lisjobs.com/http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/29245941 - LinkedIns Job Seekers webinarrecording
  24. 24. Questions?Presentation slides and resources:http://peopleinteract.wordpress.com/blogEmail: peopleinteractconsulting@gmail.com People Interact ~ Its about people.______________________________________________________________________________________ Our Services: Outcome-Based Evaluation | Unconferences | Leadership & Career Development

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