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Week 14: Professional Growth & Job Search (*= Key reading)

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Tips for Virtual Job Interviews. First of all, I want to share that I truly struggled with the focus of this month’s blog post.

Tips for Virtual Job Interviews

The world is a different place than it was a few months ago. Critical conversations are happening about topics that will determine our world to come. Personally, I am doing my best to take a moment to sit back, listen, read, learn, reflect, and listen some more to people who are much better equipped and qualified than I to speak on the topics of race, equity, and justice.

Writing about virtual interview strategies seems trivial right now, but I also know there are many people who are going through the interview process in hopes of starting new journeys in the fall. I am hopeful that sharing these strategies will help those who now find themselves in a remote interviewing situation now or in the future. AASL Education & Careers: State-by-State Information. Each state was asked for information on licensure, scholarships, library education, job hunting, mentoring, and recruitment efforts.

AASL Education & Careers: State-by-State Information

Check these sites for information on the states in which you are interested. Please Note: This list was developed as part of an AASL committee charge and does not represent any official list or endorsement. Arizona Colorado Connecticut. AASL School Librarian Interview Matrix. AASL Job Description 3 30 2020. Students and Graduates Resume Example [2018] Whether you are a student looking for your first part-time job, internship or a freshly graduate looking for your new first full-time job, the following tips will help you write your first resume.

Students and Graduates Resume Example [2018]

Firstly, let's start with the basics: School Librarian Interview Guide (South Dakota) Interview Questions for Teacher-Librarians (for edits) Interview questions formerly part of New Jersey’s Unlock Student Potential site: - Google Docs. Tips for Nailing Your Virtual Teacher Interview (WeAreTeachers) Things being what they are, if you’re being considered for a teaching position, you’re probably going to have to sit through a couple of virtual interviews.

Tips for Nailing Your Virtual Teacher Interview (WeAreTeachers)

But don’t worry. We’re here to give you all the information you need to make sure it goes off without a hitch … and gives you your best shot at your dream job! Test your technology As soon as that virtual teacher interview is scheduled, make sure you check your technology. Keep in mind that Wi-Fi signals are notoriously fickle. Guide to Virtual Interviewing. School Library Specific - Library/Information Profession Job Boards - LibGuides at CiSSL. Library Interview Questions. Commonly Asked Library Interview Questions More miscellaneous questions…

Library Interview Questions

Sample Job Description: 21st Century School Library Media Specialist Job Description. Information professionals finding & sharing jobs & job hunting advice! School Library Specific - Library/Information Profession Job Boards - LibGuides at CiSSL. 8 TIPS FOR ACING YOUR NEXT VIRTUAL INTERVIEW. As technology continues to evolve, the workplace has been quick to follow suit adopting new innovations that save time and increase efficiency.

8 TIPS FOR ACING YOUR NEXT VIRTUAL INTERVIEW

In fact, fifty percent of employers surveyed by the Society for Human Resource Management said they use virtual interviews as a way to narrow their applicant pool. Video conferencing software, such as Zoom, Skype, and Google Hangouts, has helped recruiters reach a more diverse, global group of candidates, and offers a cost-effective way to screen prospective hires. Due to current events like the Coronavirus pandemic and the sudden need to bring many positions online, virtual interviews have also become a necessity when traditional interviews cannot take place face-to-face. Many professionals are now working from home or pursuing new positions remotely, and the hiring process has become increasingly virtual as a result. Mastering the virtual interview is often one of the first steps toward a follow-up interview and subsequent employment. 1. 2. 3. * 12 Most Important Things to Do . . . in the First Week of Your New Job. By Carrie Marting and Julie Marie Frye Congrats on your new position!

* 12 Most Important Things to Do . . . in the First Week of Your New Job

Whether you are just starting in this awesome profession…or starting over in a school that is new to you, you may be wondering: “What now?” And “How do I prioritize the one million things I could possibly be doing with my time?” We’ve been there! Interview questions (Jimmy Casas) Library Interview Questions – Mr. Library Dude. Elementary Librarian Interview Questions. Ace that Teacher Interview. Your first interview for a teaching job or your hundredth?

Ace that Teacher Interview

It doesn’t matter so much. Everyone is somewhat nervous for these situations, even the interviewers to an extent. The stakes are high all around; how do we get the right teachers in front of the right students? There are some thing to consider before the interview. Expect the person conducting the interview to be the gatekeeper and the Human Resources department to be the vetting department. Applicant Interview Rubric (Jimmy Casas) A Quick Roundup of Job-Hunting Resources. It occurred to me yesterday — I can’t imagine why, it can’t be related to current events or anything — to check on how many resources I had put in ResearchBuzz over the last year covering job hunting and related resources.

A Quick Roundup of Job-Hunting Resources

When I checked it wasn’t a huge number, but it was enough that I thought it would make a good roundup. Interview Question: Tell me about a time you handled a difficult situation. Interview Questions for Teacher-Librarians. Reading Between the Lines. In teaching this summer the final class students take in our program, I invited students to submit draft cover letters they might write to potential employers for critique.

Reading Between the Lines

Well written, I believe the cover letter is the most important part of the application. It personalizes and energizes the standard application and injects personality into the resume/vita. I see it as an opportunity for students to advocate for themselves as potential employees and to signal how they stand apart from other applicants. Poorly written, the cover letter can do more harm than good. t invites a potential employer to read between the lines and infer information that the applicant may not intend to convey. So, I was surprised by the bland and nondescript language that some students used in their letters and dismayed at what I was reading between the lines.

One student opened with the notion that working at the school would allow her to share her love of books and literacy. Author: Anne Akers. GUIDE SchlLbrrnIntrvw SDSL0119. What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2017. Resume Builder. Resume.com is the best place to build, print, download, and post your resume online for free. There’s absolutely no cost and it’s easy to start (and finish) writing your professional resume. Use our free online resume builder to create the perfect resume in just minutes!

Creating a professional resume is easy with Resume.com’s free resume builder. How to Write a Resume. Real Librarians in real libraries remember Core Values of Librarianship. School Librarians Are Real Librarians About fifteen years ago I attended a state library conference as a university library assistant. At the time I was in the process of getting my Master’s degree in Library and Information Science. I went to a session about career information and the presenter was rather pessimistic about the field of librarianship. Top Interview Questions & Answers.

Wouldn't it be great if you knew exactly what a hiring manager would be asking you in your next job interview? While we unfortunately can't read minds, we'll give you the next best thing: a list of the 31 most commonly asked interview questions and answers. While we don't recommend having a canned response for every interview question (in fact, please don't), we do recommend spending some time getting comfortable with what you might be asked, what hiring managers are really looking for in your responses, and what it takes to show that you're the right man or woman for the job. Consider this list your interview question study guide. 1. Mock Job Interview Practice. The Interview Guys (video library) FREE Practice Video Job Interviews.

Interview4.com is our online tool for employers. But we haven’t forgotten Job Seekers. Interview4.ME was built just for you. Best of all, it’s FREE! With your webcam and the free Interview4.ME practice portal you can create two different types of videos: Interview4.ME Practice Interviews Record and review your video responses to the 5 most popular interview questions.Record and re-record your answer to each question, one at a time.Stop the interview at any point, and resume when you log back in.Share the interview (all or just some questions) with reviewers and even employers.Track who you shared the interview with and how often it was opened.Delete your recorded interview and start over.

Interview4.ME Video Introductions Sign Up Today. My Interview Simulator Online Edition by Arabian Morgan Enterprises, Inc.