Leadership and CareerDevelopment for the NewInformation Professional   Lisa Chow | Sandra Sajonas         March 22, 2013  ...
Self Assessment Activity     SWOT        Goals - 1, 2, 5 year goals
Career Strategy        PeopleProfessional Brand          Online Presence
CONNECT WITH PEOPLEGet to know your fellow librarians/students.Find colleagues to share & bounce off ideas.    Find a ment...
GET YOUR NAME OUT THERE    Find opportunities to    publish and present
HAVE AN ONLINE PRESENCE
Portfolio on Google Sites
Portfolio on Google Sites
USE (FREE) TOOLS AVAILABLEGoogle Tools ● Google Docs ● Google Calendar ● Picasa (photo editing and sharing) ● Google Analy...
GET OUT THERE  Attend cheap/free local librarian        events & 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, RSS, Google Alertscheck library ...
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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SLA@Pratt Skill Share: Leadership and Career Development for the New Information Professional

  1. 1. Leadership and CareerDevelopment for the NewInformation Professional Lisa Chow | Sandra Sajonas March 22, 2013 SLA@Pratt Skill Share 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 PEOPLEGet to know your fellow librarians/students.Find colleagues to share & bounce off ideas. Find a mentor or two.
  5. 5. GET YOUR NAME OUT THERE Find opportunities to publish and present
  6. 6. HAVE AN ONLINE PRESENCE
  7. 7. Portfolio on Google Sites
  8. 8. Portfolio on Google Sites
  9. 9. 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 & networking
  10. 10. GET OUT THERE Attend cheap/free local librarian events & meetups.Attend national & local conferences.
  11. 11. GET INVOLVEDApply to various library programs & initiatives. Get involved with local and national associations & groups.
  12. 12. KEEP UPDATED Keep up with library land (and the world). listservs, blogs, RSS, Google Alertscheck library association sites regularly
  13. 13. BE PREPAREDUpdate your resume/CV regularly.
  14. 14. JOB BROWSE & JOB SEARCH
  15. 15. GO BEYOND YOUR JOB TITLE Be creative with your name tag
  16. 16. CREATE BUSINESS CARDS● Vistaprint● Moo cards● Local print shop● Print your own on-demand
  17. 17. TAKE THE INITIATIVEPropose ideas, start projects, see what happens.
  18. 18. 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:
  19. 19. STEP OUT OF YOUR COMFORT ZONETake 1 step towards 1 SMART goal
  20. 20. ResourcesPublish & Present:http://www.lulu.com/http://www.woodheadpublishing.com/en/ChandosHome.aspxGet Out There:http://www.meetup.com/https://www.grubwithus.com/http://www.librarianlibations.com/Keep Updated:http://lists.ala.org/sympahttp://www.tk421.net/librarylink/http://salempress.com/Store/blogs/2012_blogs.htm - 2012 library blog award winnersJob Search:http://www.flexjobs.com/http://www.libraryjobpostings.org/http://lisjobs.com/http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/29245941 - LinkedIns Job Seekers webinar recording
  21. 21. 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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