[Libs-Or] Fwd: [APACOUN ] ALA-APA Call for Newsletter Writers

Diedre Conkling diedre08 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 6 22:18:21 PST 2009

Hey, here is a possibility for those of you who like to write to get
something published.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Jenifer Grady <jgrady at ala.org>
Date: Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 11:31 AM
Subject: [APACOUN ] ALA-APA Call for Newsletter Writers
To: apacoun at ala-apa.org, apafund at ala-apa.org, apapublish at ala-apa.org,
apaforum at ala-apa.org

 Please pass this along to any writers you may know.

ALA-APA is in need of newsletter article writers for its publication,
Library Worklife: HR E-News for Today's Leaders.  The electronic newsletter
is sent monthly to thousands of ALA institutional members and subscribers.
The newsletter informs readers about issues—career advancement,
certification, human resources practice, pay equity, recruitment, research,
work/life balance—that concern all library employees.

We are particularly interested in HR Law, HR Practice Support Staff and
Worklife-focused articles.

Here are a few possible topics, but feel free to send me your own.  If you
write three articles in a 12-month period, you receive a free annual
subscription.  Our guidelines for
submission<http://www.ala-apa.org/newsletter/submissions.html>are on
the ALA-APA website.  Please email me your topic(s) and your
preferred deadline(s).

·         Developing a great relationship with your boss

·         Finding a job when you're trailing your partner

·         Why you would take a lateral career move

·         Learning style assessments

·         Personality assessments

·         Management assessments

·         Conflict management in the office

·         Explaining why you left an organization or seem to "move a lot"
and how to talk about a bad situation without burning a bridge or yourself

·         Sloppy speech habits like "uh"

·         Developing a personal budget and financial goals

·         Great staff development programs

·         How to get someone to critique your resume and how not to get
caught in the critique cycle

·         Business ethics

·         Interviewer styles

·         How to follow up after an interview

·         Asking for a raise during a promotion

·         Tips for working from home

·         How a career coach can make a difference

·         What every library employee needs to keep in/on their desk


Get REAL SALARY DATA with the Library Salary Database -




Jenifer Grady, MSLS, MBA, CAE - jgrady at ala.org

Director, American Library Association-Allied Professional Association

50 East Huron, Chicago, IL 60611

312-280-2424 (o), 312-280-5013 (f)


ALA-APA advocates for improving the Salaries and Status of Library Employees

Diedre Conkling
diedre08 at gmail.com
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <https://omls.oregon.gov/pipermail/libs-or/attachments/20090206/0ec11853/attachment.html>

More information about the Libs-Or mailing list