How SLA has helped me throughout my career – Valerie Ryder, Chapter Cabinet Chair-Elect

Question 4: How has involvement with SLA over the years helped you grow professionally and personally? Valerie Ryder, Candidate for Chapter Cabinet Chair-Elect Throughout my career, SLA has been my […] Read More »

Advice for those investigating non-traditional career paths — Juliane Schneider, Candidate for Div. Cab. Chair-Elect

Thanks to the commenter who pointed out that I forgot to say who wrote this – I’m Juliane Schneider, Candidate for Division Chair-Elect! This question poses two challenges: first, find […] Read More »

What changes do we need to keep the annual conference as a vibrant, well attended event? Question 2 for Division Cabinet Chair Candidates – Pam Enrici

This is from Pam Enrici, running for Division Cabinet Chair.  I’ve done division programming three times and these are my observations from over the years. Programming In my estimation programming needs […] Read More »

Thoughts on non-traditional career paths – aka “Innovate or Die!” – James King, Chapter Cabinet Chair candidate

As a poster child for a non-traditional path into librarianship, I firmly believe that our profession is full of information professionals who do not fall under the stereotype of librarian. […] Read More »

Advice for Both Newly Minted & More Seasoned Professionals Who are Interested in Non-traditional Career Paths – Leslie Reynolds, Candidate for President-Elect

I’ve worked in a variety of positions in my career thus far:  engineering librarian, business & marketing librarian, manager of a fee-based research service, director of a management library, and […] Read More »

Keeping Our Conference Experiences Vibrant and Viable – Leslie Reynolds, Candidate for President-Elect

The best way to keep our conference vibrant and viable is to listen to our members on ways to improve what we do.  This year, SLA implemented the “Feedback Pack” […] Read More »

Prepare to Make an Informed Decision

SLA elections are in September.   The SLA Cabinet Officers are hosting a Meet the Candidates series of webinars to provide all members the opportunity to learn more about the individuals […] Read More »

Career Advice for Librarians at Any Level – Jill Strand, Candidate for President-Elect

When I first enrolled in my MLIS program, I wasn’t really sure what kind of library would best suit my skills or interests.  Having grown up in a family of […] Read More »

Question 3: What sort of advice would you give to professionals, both newly minted and more seasoned? Moy McIntosh, Candidate for Director

What sort of advice would you give to professionals, both newly minted and more seasoned professionals, who might be interested in non-traditional career paths? My name is Moy McIntosh and […] Read More »

Following the Career Path Less Traveled – Valerie Ryder, Chapter Cabinet Chair-Elect Candidate

Question 3: What sort of advice would you give to professionals, both newly minted and more seasoned professionals, who might be interested in non-traditional career paths? Valerie Ryder, Candidate for […] Read More »

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