People Interact

Blog about people-centered design by Lisa Chow and Sandra Sajonas.

Tag Archives: leadership

Standing Up & Standing Out – 2015 KLA/KASL Conference

kla-conf2015Diving right into September (Back to School) month with a presentation about leadership, career development, and career strategy for librarians.

Join me at this year’s KLA/KASL Joint Conference – “Standing Up & Standing Out: Advocating and Innovating for Kentucky’s Libraries.”

Librarians in the 21st Century: Designing a Career Strategy for Evolving Roles and Opportunities
Friday, September 18 at 10am

As the information world transitions into the 21st Century, so too must information professionals. For anyone making a transition, whether you are a recent library school graduate, job hunting, changing jobs or advancing your career, this session will cover the evolving roles and opportunities in the information profession, what this means for librarians, and how to design a career strategy to keep your skills current with the shifting profession.


Applications Being Accepted for 2014 Class of ALA Emerging Leaders

el_logoFor any newish library workers wanting a leg up on your career, we encourage you to apply to the American Library Association (ALA) Emerging Leaders (EL) program. The EL Program is a leadership development program which enables ELs to participate in problem-solving work groups, network with peers, and gain an inside look into ALA structure. It puts participants on the career fast track. Take it from 2 ELs. Better hurry and get those recommendations. Deadline is August 2, 2013.