Category Archives: Recruitment

Will Staffing in Libraries Return to Pre-Pandemic Levels?

Most people who work in libraries and related fields are painfully aware that there are fewer employees. Much of the shortage is due to layoffs and hiring freezes instituted within the last eighteen months. When we asked readers to tell us what they needed to feel comfortable to return to work, respondents’ replies indicated that they were feeling the crunch of having fewer staff in their libraries. One person commented, “We need our hiring freeze to end. We also need … Read the rest

Accepting Employers for Virtual Job Fair – Last Call

The ALA JobLIST Placement & Career Development Service will host a virtual Job Fair on Sunday, June 27, 2021, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Central) during the ALA 2021 Annual Conference Virtual event. There is no cost to participate. The deadline for employer registration is Friday, June 4, 2021.

Employers are not expected to be present for the entire day. For this event, employers will have pre-determined, specific times to meet with job seekers and discuss their institutions, work culture, … Read the rest

Accepting Employers for Job Fair at ALA 2021 Annual Conference Virtual Event

The ALA JobLIST Placement & Career Development Service will host a Job Fair on Sunday, June 27, 2021, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Central) during the ALA 2021 Annual Conference Virtual event. There is no cost to participate. The deadline for employers to register is Friday, June 4, 2021.

Employers are not expected to be present for the entire day. For this event, employers will have pre-determined, specific times to meet with job seekers and discuss their institutions, work culture, … Read the rest

Open House/Job Fair at ALA 2021 Midwinter Virtual

The ALA JobLIST Placement & Career Development Service will host an Open House/Job Fair Sunday, January 24, 2021, 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. (Central) during the ALA 2021 Meeting & Exhibits Virtual event. There is no cost to participate. The deadline for employers to register is Friday, December 11, 2020.

Employers will have an opportunity to talk with individuals about their institutions and available positions. Employers who want to participate in the Open House/Job Fair should submit a participation formRead the rest

Open House/Job Fair at ALA 2021 Midwinter Virtual

The ALA JobLIST Placement & Career Development Service will host an Open House/Job Fair Sunday, January 24, 2021, 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. (Central) during the ALA 2021 Meeting & Exhibits Virtual event.

Employers will be able to talk with individuals about their institutions and available positions. Employers who want to participate in the Open House/Job Fair should submit a participation formAdvanced signup is required—no cost to participate. An active ad on JobLIST is required by the start of Read the rest

Make Connections at the ALA Midwinter 2020 Meeting in Philadelphia

If you have any vacant positions or plan to hire in the near future, you should plan to meet with job seekers during the American Library Association’s (ALA) Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia, PA (January 24 – 28, 2020). This is the place where Human Resource professionals, library directors, and hiring managers make real connections with exceptional candidates at every level. The ALA JobLIST Placement & Career Development Center offers private interview areas to ensure confidentiality. Reserve a recruitment booth now.Read the rest

Time’s Up! Last Chance to Sign-up for the Open House/Job Fair

During the American Library Association’s (ALA) Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. (June 20 – 25, 2019) the ALA JobLIST Placement & Career Development Center will host an Open House/Job Fair on Sunday, June 23, 2019, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Individuals can attend and chat with any employer. Hiring managers and human resource professionals 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. Only Read the rest

Prepare to Make Connections

If you have any vacant positions, or plan to hire in the near future, meet with job seekers during the American Library Association’s (ALA) Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. (June 20 – 25, 2019) when Human Resource professionals, library directors, and hiring managers make real connections with exceptional candidates at every level. The ALA JobLIST Placement & Career Development Center offers private interview areas to ensure confidentiality. Reserve a recruitment booth now.

If you’re not in a position to hire Read the rest

Last Chance to Sign-Up to Recruit at ALA Midwinter Meeting

If you have any vacant positions, or plan to hire in the near future, consider taking advantage of the opportunity to meet with job seekers during the American Library Association’s (ALA) Midwinter Meeting in Seattle, Washington (January 25 – 29, 2019). This is the last chance for Human Resource professionals, library directors, and hiring managers to sign-up to participate in the ALA JobLIST Placement & Career Development Center’s Open House/Job Fair. It will be held on Sunday, January 27, 2019, Read the rest

Join Us at the Midwinter Open House/Job Fair in Seattle

During the American Library Association’s (ALA) Midwinter Meeting in Seattle, Washington (Jan. 25 – 29, 2019) the ALA JobLIST Placement & Career Development Center will host an Open House/Job Fair. Job seekers can attend and talk to any employer.  Hiring managers and human resource professionals 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/Job Fair will be held on Sunday, January Read the rest