“Networking” or “building a network” as most people think of it can feel awkward, uncomfortable, and something to be avoided if possible. The good news is that what you really want to do is create a community of colleagues with whom you have shared interests, experiences, and relationships. This webcast explores how to build your network the natural way, one that’s based on building authentic connections with real people.
A lecture based on the new book, Tomorrow’s Jobs Today: Wisdom and Career Advice from Thought Leaders in AI, Big Data, Blockchain, the Internet of Things, Privacy and More. This collection of in-depth profiles featuring Smart City CIOs, Data Protection Officers, Blockchain CEO’s, Informatics Doctors and other diverse, skilled professionals gives readers first-hand insight into what tomorrow’s jobs look like today. The hands-on experiences, subject matter expertise, and measured job advice shared within these pages demonstrate how identifying opportunities, setting the right cadence, and building strong relationships are the essential ingredients to unlocking your future’s potential.
Does a job search feel a mystery? Do you ever wonder why job
postings are written the way they are, what the qualities of an
effective interview may be, and why searches seem to take so
long? Join Craig Simpson, director of special collections and
archives, and Carli Lowe, university archivist, both
from San José State University, as they describe the
process of creating and applying for a new university archivist
position, in what was ultimately a successful search. Our guest
speakers will also offer suggestions for strategies to help
navigate and demystify what can be a stressful and opaque
Leadership in the information professions can take on many forms.
Join us to learn how Emily Drabinski, critical pedagogy librarian
and liaison to the School of Labor and Urban Studies at the
Graduate Center, City University of New York, approaches
leadership through her service work to the profession and as an
advocate for justice movements, organized labor, and gender and
sexual difference in Library and Information Science.
This webcast is brought to you by the SJSU School of
Information’s Leadership and Management Program