NMRT President's Program 2006

ALA Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, June 22-28

Why Should I Hire You? Why Would I Want to Work Here?: A Guide for Both Sides of the Interview

Jobseekers - when a manager interviews you for a job, are you also interviewing them? Managers - when you interview a jobseeker, what are you communicating about your organization? Managers and jobseekers, learn how to interact with each other before, during, and after the interview process. Hear best practices and tips about job interviews and hiring from a panel including a human resources manager, a career consultant, a public library director, a recent library school graduate, and an organizational psychologist.

Date, Time, and Location:

Saturday, June 24, 2006


Morial Convention Center rooms 338-339


Sheila B. Anderson, Director, Dover (DE) Public Library

Charlene Holly, Manager of Human Resources, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana

Erica Klein, Ph.D., Organizational Psychologist, Hennepin County, Minnesota

Jill S. Ratzan, recent library school graduate, Rutgers SCILS (NJ)

Elisa F. Topper, Library Director, Dundee Township Public Library District, Dundee, Illinois