Ping. The email hits your inbox. “We regret to inform you that…” Receiving news of a temporary or permanent separation is one of the unfortunate aspects of modern employment. While there’s only so much preparation one can do until it actually happens, we will share our personal experiences being impacted by employment separations. In this session, you’ll learn tips for navigating new financial circumstances, as well as ways to keep your job search moving forward under challenging circumstances.
As the Director of Library Assessment, Maurini Strub manages, leads, and collaborates on projects focused on gathering, analyzing, and using high-quality, actionable data to determine the value of library services, programs, learning spaces, and resources. She has a strong background in user-centered design, and recent assessment work has focused on spaces, services, and information literacy learning outcomes.
Tony Zanders is an award-winning software entrepreneur and library technology executive. He is the creator of Skilltype – a professional development platform for the library and information science community. Zanders is also the inaugural entrepreneur in residence at the Boston University Libraries, where he provides executive counsel to the University Librarian during the academic strategic planning process while designing new approaches to recruitment, retention and training.