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Career Development Day For Library And Information Assistants [Event Ref. No. TG1/CDD]


3:20 pm

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This day is aimed at those who are looking to progress their career, or perhaps change direction and in particular the focus will be on transferable skills.

Information professionals will talk about their own experiences working in different sectors and how this has helped them in their current roles, how to find ‘alternative’ careers and how they are using opportunities in the sector, social media is one example, to challenge themselves and develop their careers further.

There will also be a session on how you can identify your transferable skills to search for the right job, how to create a CV/application form and to sell yourself at an interview.

* Please note that attendees need to bring a copy of their CV with them on the day – it doesn’t have to be completely up to date *

9.30 Arrival, registration, coffee

9.50 Welcome and Overview of the day

10.00 (Including tea at 11.30) Transferable skills/ creating a CV and interview techniques. Including practical exercises, Jeremy Clark from Sue Hill recruitment

13.00 Lunch

14.00 Case Study: Rob Wannerton, Customer Relations Manager at Brunel University

14.30 Case Study: Gary Clark, Assistant Director of Customer Services at Middlesex University

15.00 Tea break

15.15 Case Study: Bethan Ruddock, Content Development Officer, Library & Archival Services, Mimas

15.45 Close.

Venue: The Hardy Room at the London Mathematical Society, 57-58 Russell Square, London WC1B 4HS; Website:

Please note that there are limited places available for this event.

To book a place please use our online booking form or email the administrator via

Cost: £90 for members and £135 for other institutions.

Cancellations less than one week before the event will be charged a 50% cancellation fee. In the event of a ‘no-show’ on the day, the full fee will be charged.

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