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The Award-Winning Source for Jobs in Library & Information Science & Technology!
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ALA JobLIST is a joint project of the American Library Association's American Libraries magazine, the Association of College and Research Libraries' (ACRL) C&RL News magazine, and ALA's Office for Human Resource Development and Recruitment (HRDR). ALA JobLIST hosts online job ads for American Libraries and C&RL News.

You can also find JobLIST on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn!
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Drop in to the Open House / #libraryjobs fair at the ALA Midwinter Meeting ALA JobLIST Placement center between 10:30 and noon today, GWCC Exhibit Hall A3!

Search ALA JobLIST ads for #ALAMW17 for current openings from some of the employers who will be at the Open House!

http://joblist.ala.org/jobseeker/search/results/?site_id=21926&keywords=%23alamw17 
View - #alamw17 jobs available on ALA JobLIST | Jobs in Library & Information Science & Technology. Search for and apply to open jobs from ALA JobLIST | Jobs in Library & Information Science & Technology.
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Most hiring panels are designed to represent a diverse mix of people, yet they still bring with them hidden motives.
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Leadership isn’t for everyone, from the November issue of C&RL News magazine

"Taking an honest inventory of my professional experiences and having the ability to take a huge step back and self-assess my situation was the key to realizing that department leadership wasn’t right for me."
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A case study in leadership development & succession planning, from the November issue of C&RL News magazine

"If you see among your colleagues a strong interest in learning about leadership and believe your department or unit could benefit from closer attention to leadership activities like succession planning, the leadership team approach may work well."
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The Right Questions [to ask #libraryjobs  candidates]
How do we find that perfect hire? A recent email from Kit Stephenson, head of reference and adult services at Bozeman Public Library, MT, got me thinking: “I am trying to find the best questions to find a full-stack employee. A couple of attributes I require are compassion, team player, and thrives on change. I want someone to be a conduit, connector, and a discoverer.” That call back to Stacking the Deck raised this question: How do we find a we...
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These days, most professionals work with clients or colleagues across the globe — which means you’re at a serious disadvantage if you limit your networking efforts to local industry meet-ups or inviting people out to coffee.
It takes more than just amassing LinkedIn connections.
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Looking for hiring employers to speak with at Midwinter about #libraryjobs? Search ALA JobLIST for #ALAMW17! http://joblist.ala.org/jobseeker/search/results/?site_id=21926&keywords=%23alamw17&t735=
View - #alamw17 jobs available on ALA JobLIST | Jobs in Library & Information Science & Technology. Search for and apply to open jobs from ALA JobLIST | Jobs in Library & Information Science & Technology.
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Replace your old selfie with a professional photo! Sign up to get a head shot taken at the ALA Midwinter Meeting. #alamw17
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In public libraries, most managers have an impressively broad range of duties. Our training and background may be primarily in some audience or service specialty and our day-to-day responsibilities may still include significant quantities of work related to that area.
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5 leadership development activities, from the November issue of C&RL News magazine

"Administrators across the profession must work cohesively to ensure that adequate leadership is in place to maintain and properly manage the vast amounts of information accessible in the world’s libraries."
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Even if you’re not actively job hunting, reading job ads is a great way to prepare for the next step in your career. Job postings convey a whole lot of information: what you’d do on the job, the ex…
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Saundra Loffredo offers a four-step process to help you answer those challenging interview questions that require you to draw on previous experiences.
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