Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Reminder: ALCTS ANMIG September chat, Interviewing for a Professional Position

Don't forget to mark your calendar!

The interview stage of a job search can be riddled with emotions; excitement, nervousness, and stress to name a few. This chat will explore some of the ways you can be better prepared for your big day. Topics to guide our discussion include but are not limited to what activities your interview day may include, how you should prepare, how should you dress, what questions yo u might expect to get from the search committee, and what to expect after your interview is complete. While we will focus on academic libraries, many of the topics cross-over to other types of libraries. Please come with your questions and be prepared for a fun and informative chat! Deana Groves, ALCTS New Members Interest Group (ANMIG) Webmaster, will be your host along with the assistance of Liz Siler, ALCTS ANMIG Chair. The chat will be on September 13th from 2:00 - 3:00pm EST and is open to ALA members of all types.  To join the chat:

To join the chat you must be active on ALAConnect and a member of the ALCTS  New Members Interest Group Community.  Here is more information how to do so:

 1.  Join ALAConnect:  If you want to log into ALAConnect, you'll need to log in to the ALA website with your ALA credentials, update your profile, and select the option to include yourself in Connect. Once you've saved this new preference, you should be able to log in to Connect using your ALA member information.
 2.  Join the community:  Go to and click  the "Join" box under the search box in the left hand menu.
 3.  Once you've joined the community you can join the chat here:



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