New Get A Job! article helps you jumpstart your job search

Contact: Beatrice Calvin

Program Officer, HRDR



For Immediate Release

Jan 12, 2010

CHICAGO - A new article featured on the American Library Association’s (ALA) Web site
Get a Job! provides advice on finding, and moving forward in, a career.

In her article “Move Your Career and Job Search Ahead,” career development consultant Dr. Caitlin Williams counsels job seekers on managing expectations, thinking outside a current job title and rediscovering what brings you joy in your work. You can read Dr. Williams’ article by visiting the
Get a Job! Web site (

Dr. Williams will present some of the tips included in the article, along with other useful information at a workshop from 1:30 – 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010 during the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Boston, Mass. The workshop will be in held in the ALA Placement Center, Hall B, Exhibits Level of the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.

ALA’s Web site
Get a Job! offers library-job seekers advice, resources, links, best practices and real-life examples. Full of advice for finding a job in the current tough economy, it features information from a range of ALA divisions and units, as well as links to information about general best practices in job seeking.

HRDR focuses on professional development for library workers, encourages recruitment of a diverse workforce in libraries, and advocates for best practices in human resources and library management. Visit
HRDR’s web site, or contact Beatrice Calvin at 1 (800) 545-2433, ext. 4280, for more information.