Career Connects is a career related informational service offered by the Foothills Library Association for the Alberta library community. The purpose of Career Connects is to provide potential and new library professionals, or those interested in a career change, an opportunity to connect with a seasoned library professional for the purpose of an informational interview.
An informational interview is a process which brings a person (the interviewer) considering a career in Librarianship together with a person (the library professional) who already works in the field for the purpose of asking questions and sharing knowledge.
An informational interview is not a job interview. The goal of the interview is to help the interviewer make more informed career choices by learning about a job they are interested in. Interviewers may gain a broader perspective on:
Library professionals may also have the opportunity to gather information on how to write effective cover letters and resumes as well as information to help them better prepare for professional interviews in the library profession.
To find out more about how you can participate in this service please see the following pages: