Category Archives: Recruitment

Join Us at the Open House/Job Fair

During the American Library Association’s (ALA) Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta (Jan. 20-24, 2017) the ALA JobLIST Placement & Career Development Center will host an Open House/Job Fair.  Employers are given the opportunity to discuss what it’s like to work in your library/organization and community with conference attendees. There is no cost to participate.

The Open House will be held on Sunday, January 22, 2017, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in Hall A3 of the Georgia World Congress Center. This robust Read the rest

Now is the Time to Reserve a Recruitment Booth

If you have open positions now or anticipate having available positions within the coming months, this is a perfect opportunity to meet with candidates from across the country. Consider recruiting at the American Library Association’s Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta, January 20 – 24, 2017.

There’s still time for human resource professionals, library directors, and hiring managers who plan to attend the Midwinter Meeting to reserve a recruitment booth in the ALA JobLIST Placement & Career Development Center.  It will be Read the rest

Still Time to Reserve Recruitment Booth for ALA 2016 Annual Conference in Orlando

Human Resource professionals, library directors, and hiring managers who plan to attend the American Library Association’s Annual Conference in Orlando June 23 – 28, 2016, still have time to reserve a recruitment booth in the ALA JobLIST Placement & Career Development Center.  

If you have open positions now, or anticipate having available positions within the coming months, this is a perfect opportunity to meet with candidates from across the country.

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Recruitment Booths Still Available for ALA 2016 Midwinter Meeting in Boston

Human Resource professionals, library directors, and hiring managers who plan to attend the American Library Association’s Midwinter Meeting in Boston January 8 – 12, 2016, still have time to reserve a recruitment booth in the ALA JobLIST Placement & Career Development Center.  If you have open positions now, or anticipate having available positions within the coming months, this is a perfect opportunity to meet with candidates from across the country.  

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Still Accepting Employer Participants for the ALA JobLIST Placement Center Open House

As part of its continuing efforts to provide networking opportunities for employers and job seekers, the ALA JobLIST Placement Center will host an Open House from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Sunday, June 28, 2015 during the American Library Association’s Annual Conference in San Francisco.

Representatives from various libraries and library-related companies can take advantage of the opportunity to talk with conference attendees about available positions as well discuss their specific work environments—things that make their place of employment unique. … Read the rest

4 Tips on How to Bring Out the Best in Your New Hires

In a survey of nearly 10,000 people, it was discovered that almost half of the respondents lacked confidence in their job skills.  Chances are, people who are starting new positions may be feeling the pressure to “know it all” right from the start.  With a lack of confidence being so high, people beginning new jobs could potentially have a rocky experience without the right people and tools to help guide them.  This article offers four tips to help bring out … Read the rest

Employers and job seekers can connect in ALA JobLIST Placement Center

The key to effective recruiting lies in knowing where to find your target audience.  If you’re looking for the most qualified library and the information professionals, then the best place to find them is in the ALA JobLIST Placement Center at the ALA 2015 Midwinter Meeting in Chicago, January 30 – February 3, 2015.

We expect nearly 10,000 people to attend the ALA Midwinter Meeting.  Employers can take advantage of this opportunity to talk with a national pool of candidates … Read the rest

Webinar on VEVRRA and Section 503

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) invites you to a webinar on two recently revised regulations that represent an historic advance in employment rights for disabled veterans and individuals with disabilities.  By strengthening longstanding regulations under the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act (Section 503), the new rules will ensure that qualified applicants and workers have more meaningful opportunities to find, secure and keep good jobs.

During this webinar, … Read the rest

U.S. Payroll to Population Employment Rate Is 44.5% in May

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Payroll to Population employment rate (P2P), as measured by Gallup, was 44.5% in May. This is up from 43.4% in April, and up slightly from 43.9% in May 2013. P2P continues to climb in the first half of 2014, recovering ground lost in the second half of 2013.

U.S. Payroll to Population Employment Rates

Gallup’s P2P metric tracks the percentage of the U.S. adult population aged 18 and older that is employed full time by … Read the rest

Harvard Business Review Suggests Best Practices Questions for HR

In his recent article for Harvard Business Review, Peter Cappelli suggests several questions that can help direct HR best practices. The article is behind a paywall, but Ken Haycock summarizes the questions on his website

Among the questions:

  • What are our immediate and shorter-term talent needs?
  • Who are our best employees for each position and how do we know? How do we track them? How do we develop others to be like them?
  • How should we meet our
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