Date(s) - 09/11/2014
Millennials are lazy, Baby Boomers only care about themselves, and Generation Xers are overworked – right? At least that’s what the media leads us to believe. Now more than ever, it’s important for library staff to understand the real differences between the generations and why they matter.
In this webinar, the presenters will remove the mystique from the concept of generations in the workplace and give you practical tips for understanding people of any generation.
- Identify the four generations currently in the workplace, as well as the upcoming generation
- Understand the features of each generation and what they mean
- Discover the unique ways the generations learn
- Explore how the generations relate to each other in the workplace
Instructor Bio ~ Cari Dubiel
Cari Dubiel is the co-host of the ABC Book Reviews Podcast, a popular online program that was recognized by the Wall Street Journal as a best book podcast. Cari has worked in public libraries for over 15 years, doing everything from student page to her most current role as computer services manager. Her areas of expertise include reader’s advisory, collection development, technology, strategic planning, event planning, and continuing education for adults.
Instructor Bio ~ Crystal Williams
Crystal Williams is the Continuing Education Coordinator for Twinsburg Public Library. She has been instrumental in developing innovative programs both in-person and online, including language classes, train-the-trainer sessions, and technology training for patrons.
Original broadcast August 19, 2014