Programs Resources

Build Your Personal Brand

Date: Saturday, February 4, 2017

Time: 10:00am – 1:00pmbuildyourbrandgraphic

Location: Des Plaines Public Library,  1501 Ellinwood Avenue, Des Plaines

Your personal and professional brand is important. It matters when you seek a new position, promotion, or any kind of new pursuit. During this panel discussion, you will learn how to present yourself within your community as well as in the larger library world to meet your professional goals. Stay after the panel presentation for a LinkedIn/resume session with a peer review and the opportunity to get a professional head shot.

  • Get a digital professional headshot with Sabella Photography
  • LinkedIn Session and Profile/Resume Peer Review


Cost: FREE – Sponsored by H.W. Wilson, Recorded Books, and TBS



Shannon Distel — Specialty Info Services Manager, Arlington Heights Memorial Library

Amy Koester — You & Family Program Supervisor, Skokie Public Library

Roberta Johnson — Assistant Director, Des Plaines Public Library



Build Your Personal Brand slides (Distel)

Tips for Resumes, Cover Letters, and Interviewing (Johnson)

Creating Opportunities Through Purposeful Self-Promotion slides (Koester)

Personal Branding Resources (Recharge Committee)

Audio Recording Part 1 of 2 (58:08)

Audio Recording Part 2 of 2 (1:13:44)

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