Find your dream job with YALSA’s April Job Hunting Simplified webinar — free for YALSA members

For Immediate Release
Tue, 03/01/2011

Contact:

Stephanie Kuenn

CHICAGO — Tackling the job search process can be a daunting task, so let the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) help. Join Courtney Young at 2 p.m. EDT on April 21 for a discussion of practical job hunting tips for new graduates and early career librarians.

Young will walk participants through the job application process from start to finish. Participants will learn tips on where to look for job postings, how to write an effective cover letter and resume and how to choose suitable references. Participants will also learn how to use social media to help their job search and how to start building their professional network.

This webinar will be free to all YALSA members. YALSA members who wish to register should do so by contacting Eve Gaus, YALSA's program officer for continuing education, at egaus@ala.org or 1 (800) 545-2433, ext. 5293. Nonmembers may register for this webinar for $49 at www.ala.org/yalsa/webinars. Questions can also be sent to egaus@ala.org or 1 (800) 545-2433, ext. 5293.

For more than 50 years, YALSA has been the world leader in selecting books, videos and audiobooks for teens.  For more information about YALSA or for lists of recommended reading, viewing and listening, go to www.ala.org/yalsa/booklists, or contact the YALSA office by phone, (800) 545-2433, ext. 4390, or e-mail, yalsa@ala.org.