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OA will be at the Indiana Library Federation 2022 Annual Conference November 14 to 16 2022

By on Nov 3, 2022 in Blog, Government and Public Sector, Presentations and Conferences, Public Libraries |

OA will be at the Indiana Library Federation 2022 Annual Conference November 14 to 16 2022

The ILF 2022 Annual Conference is going to be held in Indianapolis, Indiana November 14 to 16 2022. OA will attend for the first time as an exhibitor and participant and we are excited to be part of this event! The Indiana Library Federation [ILF] leads, educates and advocates for the benefit of Indiana residents. […]

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Is it time to hire an HR manager?

By on Oct 25, 2022 in Best Practices, Blog, HR Consulting, Human Resources consulting, Organizational Design, Performance Management, Talent Acquisition, Training and Development |

Is it time to hire an HR manager?

There comes a time when every engagement ends. The compensation study has been completed and recommendations implemented, the candidate we recruited has accepted the offer and has a start date, the performance management system has been developed and managers are starting to use it. After all of the work has been completed, our clients sometimes […]

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Making plans to upskill your managers in 2023

By on Oct 18, 2022 in Best Practices, Blog, HR Consulting, Human Resources consulting, Leadership, Training and Development, Training and Development Consulting |

Making plans to upskill your managers in 2023

Many of our clients are preparing their budgets for 2023 including the investments they plan to make in developing their supervisors and managers to be more effective leaders. OA has been working with clients for over fifteen years to give their managers the tools they need to be more effective as leaders, and help them […]

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OA will be at the Michigan Library Association Annual Conference October 19 and 20 2022

By on Oct 12, 2022 in Blog, Government and Public Sector, Presentations and Conferences, Public Libraries |

OA will be at the Michigan Library Association Annual Conference October 19 and 20 2022

The MLA 2022 Annual Conference is going to be held in Port Huron, Michigan October 19 to 21 2022.  OA will attend again as a participant and we are excited to be part of this event! The Michigan Library Association [MLA] is Michigan’s oldest and largest library association. MLA has served the library profession in […]

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Save the day! Data visualization to the rescue

By on Oct 10, 2022 in Best Practices, Blog, Government and Public Sector, HR Consulting, Human Resources consulting, Public Libraries |

Save the day! Data visualization to the rescue

By Asha Vyas Is your library’s financial information inviting? We don’t often think of financial information in terms of inviting the reader into the story of our community impact. Yet, understanding financial data is a crucial part of managing, planning, and promoting our public image. One great way to help our audiences understand financial data, […]

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Client success story – Cuyahoga Falls Library

By on Sep 20, 2022 in Best Practices, Blog, Government and Public Sector, Public Libraries, Success Stories, Talent Acquisition |

Client success story – Cuyahoga Falls Library

Our latest success story highlights our talent acquisition and recruiting services and how we have successfully helped library trustees when they need to appoint a new library director. Cuyahoga Falls Library is a public library located in northeast Ohio, located between Cleveland and Akron. Their mission is to connect people with the world of ideas, […]

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