For immediate release | May 17, 2013

ALA to host 'Your Library Journey, Brand and Career' webinar June 11

CHICAGO - The American Library Association’s JobLIST Placement Center will host "Your Library Journey, Brand and Career" from noon - 1 p.m. Central on Tuesday, June 11, 2013. National workplace expert, former Fortune 500 Human Resources executive and new-Millennium career advisor Liz Ryan will present this high-energy, informational webinar. To register, visit the webinar registration page.

What's your path? Not sure? Come to the interactive, high-energy, ALA-hosted webinar, "Your Library Journey, Brand and Career with Liz Ryan" on Tuesday, June 11, 2013 to learn more about library careers in the new millennium. Liz Ryan, CEO of Human Workplace and workplace/career advisor to 30 million readers via her columns for the Huffington Post, Business Week, the Denver Post, Harvard Business Review and Kiplinger's Finance will share her ideas for managing a new-millennium library career, from creating a personal brand and a vibrant network to growing your flame and muscles to manage your library career like a business. Liz's mantra for job-seekers and working people is "If They Don't Get You, They Don't Deserve You." As she shares dozens of practical and philosophical tips for taking the reins for your library career, Liz will challenge, inspire and even entertain you. Come ready to shift your ideas about job search and branding and leave invigorated, inspired and mojofied to take some important next steps.

Join us for this high-energy, informational webinar full of useful tips and perspective for library job seekers and anyone interested in learning new techniques for a job search! Register now. Space is limited.

About The ALA JobLIST Placement Service

For more than 30 years, the American Library Association's (ALA) Placement Service has provided opportunities for employers and job seekers to meet, network, and achieve success in reaching their employment goals. Designed to give employers and job seekers access to information on a year-round basis, JobLIST is the official ALA job site. Resumes and library job postings are placed there. We provide services such as career counseling, resume review, and workshops during the ALA Conferences. Events and activities in the Placement Center are designed to help job seekers re-tool their skills and prepare for job searches. They are intended for people at every stage of their careers--not just new graduates. Employers are encouraged to interact with job seekers at every level.

About Human Workplace

Human Workplace is the think tank, online community, publishing and consulting firm devoted to reinventing work and career education for people. Human Workplace’s CEO, Liz Ryan, is a columnist and commentator for Bloomberg Business Week, Kiplinger’s Finance, the Harvard Business Review, the Huffington Post, the Denver Post, CNN, MSNBC and many other media outlets. Human Workplace publishes curriculum and content that puts business processes from recruiting to strategic planning in a human voice and adds a human perspective, to build new muscles and mojo in individuals and organizations to allow people to bring themselves fully to work. Learn more about Human Workplace and join our community for free at

For more information, contact Placement Service Manager, Beatrice Calvin.


Beatrice Calvin

Program Officer

Office for Human Resource Development and Recruitment