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Library Director search for the Cuyahoga Falls Library

By on Apr 25, 2022 in Blog, Government and Public Sector, Public Libraries, Talent Acquisition |

Library Director search for the Cuyahoga Falls Library

On behalf of our client, the Cuyahoga Falls Library, we are seeking exceptional candidates for a new Director opening. This highly visible, mission-oriented leadership position will plan, implement, and administer all aspects of the operation of the Cuyahoga Falls Library. As the chief administrative officer of the Library, the Director is also responsible for maintaining […]

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Supervising employees with special skills: tips for administrators and Trustees

By on Apr 16, 2022 in Best Practices, Blog, Government and Public Sector, HR Consulting, Human Resources consulting, Leadership, Public Libraries, Training and Development, Training and Development Consulting |

Supervising employees with special skills: tips for administrators and Trustees

By Cari Dubiel It’s impossible to know exactly what a direct report is doing at a given moment—and this task is even more daunting in the arena of special skills. Most Directors have an MLIS and a library background but have to supervise information technology, building, and public relations professionals. On the other side, Trustees’ […]

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Client success story – Preble County District Library

By on Apr 12, 2022 in Best Practices, Blog, Compensation Consulting, Government and Public Sector, HR Consulting, Human Resources consulting, Public Libraries, Success Stories |

Client success story – Preble County District Library

Having worked with over a dozen public libraries across Ohio, we’ve come to appreciate the unique circumstances of each library system. Working with Preble County District Library recently, we learned how rural systems are meeting the challenges of attracting and retaining talent. Preble County District Library is a public library located in beautiful southwest Ohio. […]

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Recruiting and talent acquisition services

By on Mar 23, 2022 in Best Practices, Blog, Government and Public Sector, Non Profit, Public Libraries, Talent Acquisition |

Recruiting and talent acquisition services

Although many of our clients are familiar with our human resources consulting projects, we are still surprised that many don’t realize we also help our clients find top talent. But we do!  We have helped many organizations…whether they are for-profit, not-for-profit, or public sector, fill critical roles.  Here is a sample of just some of […]

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Avoiding single point-of-failure in smaller libraries

By on Mar 20, 2022 in Best Practices, Blog, Government and Public Sector, HR Consulting, Human Resources consulting, Public Libraries |

Avoiding single point-of-failure in smaller libraries

By Asha Vyas Imagine the joy I felt arriving at work one bright Tuesday morning to find a note from the library’s fiscal officer reading: “I’m eloping – see you in three weeks.” Alas, my joy was short-lived when I realized we had payroll to process, a board meeting to prep, and no one to […]

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The importance of front-line supervisor training

By on Feb 8, 2022 in Best Practices, Blog, Government and Public Sector, HR Consulting, Human Resources consulting, Public Libraries, Training and Development, Training and Development Consulting |

The importance of front-line supervisor training

By Cari Dubiel Public libraries are often faced with challenges when it comes to training in general: staff shortages, lack of time, and the need to stay relevant to their communities, are only a few examples. Leadership training gets pushed to the back burner, and managers are expected to become self-starters, learning on the fly. […]

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