ACRL DLS (Distance Learning Section) Section
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The New Members Round Table offers a free Resume Review Service, Saturday, June 28 and Sunday, June 29, from 9:00 – 5:00, in the ALA Joblist Placement Center at the 2014 ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas!
A schedule of reviewers (with library type and specialization) will be posted on the RRS site a few days prior to the conference. You may want to look at the schedule and jot down a few possible times.
Once at the conference, stop by the Resume Review Service (located inside the ALA Placement Center). At that time, you may make an appointment to see a reviewer or if one is available, you could meet then. Appointments usually fill up quickly, so be sure to make an appointment as early as you can.
Try to be a few minutes early for your appointment. If you are more than 5 minutes late, we cannot guarantee that your appointment will be held. Should you need to cancel or reschedule an appointment, please stop by and let us know.
Appointments are 30 minutes long. Bring copies of your cover letter and/or resume. If applicable, it would be helpful to bring a copy of the job ad. After reading over your resume and/or cover letter, your reviewer will probably ask you a few questions and will probably comment on format, grammar, punctuation, and overall strengths and weaknesses of your documents.
Please be courteous and keep your meeting to the 30 minute limit.
If you would like a second opinion, you may schedule another appointment with a different reviewer (schedule permitting).
The last appointments are 30 minutes before closing each day.
If you have questions, please contact the NMRT Resume Review Service Co-chairs, Cheryl Blevens and Nicole Spoor, at email@example.com.
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The NMRT Resume Review Service Committee is recruiting resume reviewers and booth greeters for the ALA 2014 Annual in Las Vegas who are willing to volunteer to greet participants, and/or review resumes and cover letters of those who are undergoing a job search in this challenging economic climate. The conference review service is free of charge to anyone. Librarians from all types of libraries and specializations are invited to volunteer. We are especially in need of Public, Special and School Media Specialists volunteers.
The NMRT Resume Review Service booth, located inside the ALA Placement Center, is open Saturday, June 28, and Sunday, June 29, from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. Appointment are 30 minutes long and usually fill up quickly. The last appointments are scheduled for 30 minutes before closing each day.
If you wish to volunteer or have questions, please contact the NMRT Resume Review Service Co-chairs: Cheryl Blevens (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Nicole Spoor (email@example.com). Please use “2014 Conference RRS Volunteer” in the subject line of your email. Thank you!
ACRL Distance Learning Section
Invites you to an ALA Midwinter Social!
When: Saturday, January 25, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Where: Urban Enoteca, 17th and Walnut Street, at the Latham Hotel Near Ritterhousehouse Square
Catch the Route 3 shuttle, exit at Radisson Blu Hotel, #13 on map:
Urban Enoteca: Rittenhouse Square
135 South 17th Street, http://goo.gl/maps/niEl1
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Join members of the ACRL Distance Learning Section for a night of fun and networking with free appetizers and cash bar!
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Do You Want to Have Your Resume Reviewed at MidWinter?
Saturday and Sunday, January 25-26, from 9 am – 5 pm, experienced reviewers will be available to review conference participants’ resumes by simply bringing them to ALA’s JobPlacement Center, located in the Philadelphia Convention Center. One hour appointments are preferred but walk-ins are welcome. This is a complimentary service that can benefit not only graduates new to the field but also experienced job hunters and those who simply might want to polish up their resume. Sign up now to take advantage of this opportunity to present yourself in the best possible light with a strong resume. Contact Cheryl Blevens (Cheryl.firstname.lastname@example.org or (812) 237-8986) to set up an appointment today!
Chair, NMRT Resume Review Service
For your convenience, here are the DLS sponsored meetings and events, with their locations. We hope to see you there.
31341 All-Committees Meeting (ACRL DLS) Sun, Jan 26
08:30 am – 10:00 am, Philadelphia Convention Center, Room 108 A
31342 DLS Discussion Group (ACRL DLS) Sun, Jan 26
01:00 pm – 02:30 pm, Philadelphia Convention Center, Room 115 A
32408 DLS Social (ACRL DLS) Sat, Jan 25
05:00 pm – 07:00 pm, Urban Enoteca Restaurant, 135 S 17th Street
31344 Executive Committee Meeting (ACRL DLS) Sun, Jan 26
03:00 pm – 05:30 pm, Philadelphia Convention Center, Room 111 A
If you have any questions regarding these events, please contact:
Sandra Lee Hawes, Saint Leo University
DLS Past Chair (2013-2014)
Timothy Peters, Central Michigan University Libraries
DLS Chair (2013-2014)