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*Are You Ready for Your Next Career Move?*

*The Washington D.C. SLA Chapter presents:*

* "Expand Your Career Potential"*

*featuring: SLA President Deb Hunt*

*Sponsored by LexisNexis*

*Having the right skills is everything in today’s very tight job market.
How can you know which skills are in the greatest demand and how can you
acquire the new skills you need for career advancement?*

*“Expand Your Career Potential” *is the first in a series of webinar
workshops on career development for librarians and information
professionals. Together with longstanding SLA member and co-instructor,
David Grossman, Deb Hunt will teach librarians and information
professionals about the 33 hottest skills they need to master to jumpstart
their next career move. The workshop also provides sound, practical advice
on six ways to acquire those most sought after and essential skills.
Participants will construct a customized “road map” plan to achieve their
personal objectives.

This 90 minute webinar is designed to help you broaden your existing
skillset and construct a plan to attain new levels of expertise,
employment, compensation and career satisfaction.

At this webinar you will learn how to:

   - Conduct a self-assessment of your current skillset
   - Leverage your existing skills to move to the next level in your career
   - Acquire 33 essential skills for career growth
   - Plan and jump-start your next career move
   - Develop YOUR own personalized road map for career advancement

Price:*Student/Members in Transition/Retired: $20*

*         General Admisstion: $30*
*You can register to view this webinar virtually or register to attend an
in person viewing at LexisNexis (1150 18th St., NW)*

Registration for the Virtual session (6:25pm to 8pm):
http://dc.sla.org/events/?ee=209

Registration for the In Person Viewing at LexisNexis (6pm - 6:25pm
networking; 6:25pm to 8pm program): http://dc.sla.org/events/?ee=208


*What others are saying about “Expand Your Career Potential”, winner of the
Silicon Valley SLA Chapter’s 2012 Lucy Steelman Award for Commitment to
Mentoring:*

“An excellent Webinar”

“Really took away some excellent ideas and things I really had not thought
about”

“Very useful”

“Very knowledgeable and inspiring”

“Excellent use of my time and money”

“I would recommend this Webinar to anyone who is struggling with career and
job issues”

“It was definitely worth it”

“Their successful online classes and webinars have touched many members and
are an advertisement to other chapters and organizations regarding the
expertise of West Coast information professionals.” – Silicon Valley SLA
Chapter

*“Expand Your Career Potential” has been presented by the Bay Area Library
& Information Network, SLA’s Click University, the Illinois SLA Chapter,
Infopeople.org, the Internet Librarian conference, the New York
Metropolitan Library Council, the New York SLA Chapter and the San
Francisco Bay Region SLA Chapter*

*About the Presenters for Expand Your Career Potential:** *

*Deborah Hunt, MLS, ECMp*, is a strategic knowledge professional and
Principal of Information Edge (http
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com <http://www.information-edge.com/>), which specializes in value-added
research, knowledge services, enterprise content management, and library
creation and automation. Deb is currently SLA President and her presidency
theme is Transform Knowledge and Expertise Into Strategic Value. She is an
active member in the Association of Independent Information Professionals
(AIIP) and served on the Board of Directors from 2001-2003. Deb is an award
winning part-time adjunct faculty in the Library Technology program at
Diablo Valley College and has also taught for the League of Women Voters,
InfoPeople and UC Berkeley Extension. She is a frequent presenter at SLA
conferences, Internet Librarian and other venues for information
professionals. Deb received her MLS from UC Berkeley and has moved forward
from there, always leaping off the edge into the next opportunity to
leverage and expand on her skills.

*David Grossman, MLS, MBA* serves as History Room and Reference Librarian
for the Mill Valley Public Library (California), where he is currently
constructing a digital archive with a workforce of 35 volunteers. David has
more than four decades of experience in a variety of traditional and
non-traditional library/information professional roles. Most of his career
has been spent building, managing, marketing and selling online systems and
databases for publishers, airlines and other businesses. David has often
been tapped as a motivational speaker on alternative career opportunities
for librarians. David is also a part-time journalist in the airline/travel
industry and previously authored a column on business travel for USA
Today.com as well as a column called “What’s Next” for *Searcher Magazine*.
His articles have also appeared in the *Boston Herald*, ABC News.com and
the print edition of *USA Today*. David holds a BA degree in Journalism and
MLS from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate
School of Management at Northwestern University.

Cheers,
Chris

-- 
Christopher M. Vestal
Government Consultant, LexisNexis
DC/SLA 2013 President-Elect

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