the future of libraries in the digital age
Your Name and Title: Shoshana Frank, Adult Services Librarian
Library, School, or Organization Name: Naperville Public Library
Area of the World from Which You Will Present: Illinois, USA
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience(s): Public Library Staff / All
Short Session Description (one line): Conscientious Skill-Building
Full Session Description (as long as you would like): Our diverse workplaces and workforces are filled with people from many backgrounds, skill levels, and age groups, yet there is knowledge every staff member needs in order to do their work competently. Bringing everyone on the team up to the same skill level is best accomplished in a supportive and conscientious manner. To do this, trainers must keep in mind aspects such as different knowledge bases, learning styles, and technological comfort. These important factors need to be considered when creating a training system. This presentation will outline essential elements of a team to keep in mind when planning skill-building training as well as a few tips that can be implemented at any organization.