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Friday, April 20 • 11:50am - 12:30pm
Pro Tips for Your Bright Future in Public Libraries: Application to Interview

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Your dream job has just been posted. Now what? Learn techniques to prepare your application and curb your interview nerves with pro tips. In this session led by two experienced public library hiring managers, we'll unpack the whole interview process, from research and preparation to follow up, and you'll come away with strategies to make your next application and interview your best yet. Although pro tips are good for every job seeker, we will primarily focus on positions within public libraries.

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Dawn Borgardt

Youth Services Supervisor, Hillsboro Public Library
Dawn loves audio books, bicycles, and most of all, witnessing that moment when a library becomes a magical place for a patron. She has worked in libraries as an intern, on call, assistant, librarian, senior librarian, and supervisor, and has juggled work between upwards of three libraries... Read More →
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Victoria Campbell

Youth Services Manager, Beaverton City Library
With 15+ years of public library experience, I am an advocate for early literacy and technology. I had the opportunity to work in public libraries as an on call, intern, clerk, assistant, librarian, supervisor and manager. Passionate about libraries and fun!


Friday April 20, 2018 11:50am - 12:30pm PDT
Board Room Hilton Eugene Conference Center, 66 East 6th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97401-2667 USA