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Webinar: Librarian Life Story – Developing Your Professional Narrative
May 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Librarians can use storytelling techniques to develop a professional narrative that can be used in the application, interviewing, marketing, and professional development processes. Once we know our own story and why we do what we do, we are better prepared to create a road map to further develop our careers and, perhaps, the profession as a whole.
In this workshop, participants will:
- learn the basic elements of a good story and how it applies to their professional lives.
- create their own professional stories.
- try out their new stories in mock applications and interviews.
About the Presenter:
Kristin Charles-Scaringi’s story … so far: Kristin is the adult and teen services librarian at the Kingston Library, part of the Mid-Hudson Library System, where she has worked for almost eight years. Prior to becoming a librarian, Kristin was a journalist and public relations writer/editor. She loves to find ways to incorporate storytelling elements into her professional life as a librarian.
**All participants will have the option to request a certificate of attendance for one hour and 30 minutes of CE credit.