Tuesday, February 09, 2010

METRO program: Job Tips for Experienced Librarians

Instructor: Ellen Mehling


Many librarians who have been info pros for years are facing particular challenges now, in the current economy, and some are finding that they need (or want) to retool or reinvent themselves professionally. Whether you are wondering what more you can do with your current skill set or are thinking of obtaining some new skills, this workshop will have something for you.

By the end of the program you will:
- learn how focusing on your current strengths, and developing new ones, can lead to greater success in the workplace
- discuss the role of "soft" skills in your career planning
- learn some tips for choosing and transitioning to a different type of library work
- learn how to decide which continuing education options are best for you
- discuss some obstacles (internal and external) to career success you may find yourself facing

Date: Friday, February 26, 2010

Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Where: METRO, 57 E. 11th St.; New York, NY 10003

Registration fees: $30 members, $20 myMETRO members, $40 non-members

Please contact Tom Nielsen, Member Services Manager, to register for this workshop: 212 228 2320 x16 or tnielsen@metro.org