Seeking Resume Reviewers for ALA Annual Conference in Washington DC

Ready to give back? Volunteer to be a Reviewer for NMRT’s Resume Review
Service and make a difference in a librarian’s career!

We are seeking librarians with significant experience in human resources, the hiring process or search committees to review resumes & cover letters. This service is sponsored by NMRT to assist all job seekers, especially those new to the profession.

Who may apply to be a reviewer?
Librarians in any area (cataloging, reference, management, technical services, etc.) and in any setting (public, academic, school, special, archives, vendor, etc.) with significant experience in human resources, the hiring process, or search committees.

How does it work?
Reviewers meet with a job seeker for 30 minutes and give constructive advice on how to improve his or her resume and/or cover letter. Reviewers comment on overall presentation, layout, organization, content and spelling/grammar issues. More information is available on our page.

Where will the service take place?
The ALA Placement Center in Hall C, Lower Level 2 of the Washington Convention Center.

When will the service take place?
Saturday, June 26, 2010: 9 am – 5 pm
Sunday, June 27, 2010: 9 am – 5 pm

Reviewers are scheduled for one-hour time slots. We welcome you to volunteer for both days and/or multiple time-slots or if you are available to help us fill in schedule gaps.

How do I volunteer to be a resume reviewer?
Send your name, title, current employer (if applicable), area of expertise, and preferred date and time to Haiyun Cao, nmrtrrs@yahoo.com. Please include a few sentences about your experience with hiring, search committees, or human resources.

Thank you!

NMRT Resume Review Service Committee

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