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Reference and Instruction Roundtable

Job Search and Career

When: Thursday, September 19, 2019
10:00am - 12:30pm
Where: Middletown Library Service Center
786 South Main Street
Middletown, Connecticut  06457
United States
Contact: Rachel Leff and Christie Mitchell
203-438-2282 x11015

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Job Search and Career

Join us for a discussion on techniques, resources, and ideas for helping our patrons who are looking for jobs. Topics will include conducting job searches, creating/updating resumes, using LinkedIn and social media, and using local and state resources as well as other job and career resources we offer at our libraries. We'll also look at ideas for classes, programs, and services on looking for jobs or changing careers.


We are very pleased to have the following presenters:

Christy Billings
Job and Career Coordinator, Russell Library
Christy will speak about the Job and Career group she leads at Russell Library. She will share tips on how we can help our patrons find jobs.

Ellen Janpol
Business Librarian, Westport Library
Ellen will speak about the Job Search Work Team (JSWT) she leads at Westport Library. She will explain how JSWTs work, why they are successful, and how to implement them at our libraries.

Samantha Lee
Head of Reference Services, Enfield Public Library
Chair, CLA Intellectual Freedom Committee
Sam will speak to the group about the privacy issues surrounding and LinkedIn.

Kristina Stevenson
Programs & Services Coordinator, CT Department of Labor
Kristina will talk about the job search and career resources and programs offered through the American Job Center.



The Reference and Instruction Roundtable is open to anyone interested in adult reference and/or instruction at public, academic, or special libraries.


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