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Project Compass: Libraries lead the workforce for the 21 st Century. Part 3 of 3. Presented by Linda Bruno www.LindasWorkshops.com. Oregon State Library. To review: . Project Compass is funded by a grant from The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

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Project compass libraries lead the workforce for the 21 st century

Project Compass: Libraries lead the workforce for the 21stCentury

Part 3 of 3

Presented by Linda Bruno

www.LindasWorkshops.com

Oregon State Library


Project compass libraries lead the workforce for the 21 st century

To review:

Project Compass is funded by a grant from The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

IMLS is the primary source of federal support for the nation’s 123,000 libraries and 17,500 museums. The Institute's mission is to create strong libraries and museums that connect people to information and ideas.

Oregon State Library

State Library of North Carolina


To review 21 st century skills for the workforce

To review: 21st century skills for the workforce

 Social & Cross-cultural Skills

Creative Thinking & Innovation

Productivity & Accountability

Teamwork

Global Awareness

Critical Thinking & Problem Solving

Communication & Collaboration

Technology Literacy, Media Literacy

Flexibility & Adaptability


To review shifting nature of the workforce

To review: Shifting nature of the workforce

It’s a “globally interconnected information economy.”


Project compass libraries lead the workforce for the 21 st century

To review – 5 elements to each topic pathway:

Discovery & Assessment

21st Century Skills

Collections

Topic Pathway

Training & Programming

Collaboration

Communication


Project compass libraries lead the workforce for the 21 st century

To review:

is a checklist of actions

Topic

Pathway

that allows you to see

what you have already accomplished

and what you would like to focus on next


Project compass libraries lead the workforce for the 21 st century

To review – the “flow”

Small Business & Entrepreneurs Pathway – EXAMPLE TO SHOW THE “FLOW”

Guiding question

Remember to integrate other approaches

Resources for each action


Project compass libraries lead the workforce for the 21 st century

Small Business & Entrepreneurs Pathway – EXAMPLE TO SHOW THE “FLOW”

Remember that these actions are inter-connected with all the other approaches

Yes but need more


Project compass libraries lead the workforce for the 21 st century

To review – 4 topic pathways:

Topic Pathways

P

P

Core Services

Job Seekers

Small Business

Personal Finance

(pages 33 - 37 and 41 – 46 of your handouts)


Project compass libraries lead the workforce for the 21 st century

To review – 4 topic pathways:

Topic Pathways

P

P

Core Services

Job Seekers

Small Business

Personal Finance

(pages 33 - 37 of your handouts)


Project compass libraries lead the workforce for the 21 st century

To review – 5 elements to each topic pathway:

Discovery & Assessment

21st Century Skills

Collections

Small Business

Training & Programming

Collaboration

Communication

(pages 33 - 37 of your handouts)


Project compass libraries lead the workforce for the 21 st century

URLs Reference List ~ for your information

(pages 38 – 39 of your handouts)

Oregon State Library


Project compass libraries lead the workforce for the 21 st century

To review – 4 topic pathways:

Topic Pathways

P

P

P

Core Services

Job Seekers

Small Business

Personal Finance

(pages 41 – 46 of your handouts)


Project compass libraries lead the workforce for the 21 st century

To review – 5 elements to each topic pathway:

Discovery & Assessment

21st Century Skills

Collections

Personal Finances

Training & Programming

Collaboration

Communication

(pages 41 – 46 of your handouts)


Project compass libraries lead the workforce for the 21 st century

URLs Reference List ~ for your information

(pages 47 – 48 of your handouts)

Oregon State Library


Project compass libraries lead the workforce for the 21 st century

See where there are plenty of checkmarks

Pages 49 – 50 of

your handouts

Action

Plan

Select circled areas for focused actions

Identify strategies, tools, partners, communication plans, etc.

and have a better idea of what success looks like


How do you begin

How do you begin?

  • Or you can…

  • use a checklist

  • “mind-map” on a blank sheet of paper

  • whatever will help youtake the next step


What will you do

What will Youdo?

  • Where are you now with…

  • Workforce Recovery?

  • What is your goal?

    • Discovery/Assessment

    • Collections

    • Training & Programming

    • Collaboration

    • Communication

  • Who is your audience?

  • What are your next steps/resources?

  • Who’s responsible?

  • By when?


What will you do1

What will Youdo?

Here are a few ideas to get you started for

Small Businesses…

  • Have a handyman or woodworker build some simple

  • “business card display units” and set up a display in your

  • library to hold the business cards of local small businesses.

  • Be sure to display it in a prominent location with appropriate

  • signage such as, “Thank you for supporting our LOCAL

  • businesses.”

  • Conduct a “Meet Your Local Businesses” night at your

  • library. Ask restaurants or delis to sponsor the food portion

  • of the evening, with appropriate recognition for them doing so.


What will you do2

What will Youdo?

Here are a few ideas to get you started for

Small Businesses…

  • Create local maps highlighting local business locations.

  • Create signage to “Support our Local Businesses.”

  • Support local businesses by buying locally – less globally.

  • Conduct a “Getting Your Small Business Online” program.


What will you do3

What will Youdo?

Here are a few ideas to get you started for

Personal Finances…

  • Conduct a “How to Sell Online” workshop

  • (eBay, etsy, zazzle, cafepress, etc.).

  • Encourage local businesses to make coupons available

  • to library patrons.

  • Provide information on food banks, Angelfood Ministries,

  • church pantries, etc.

  • Create a post-it board where people can post ideas

  • about saving money.


What will you do4

What will Youdo?

Here are a few ideas to get you started for

Personal Finances…

  • Teach teens and children how to open a savings or

  • checking account.

  • Create/find and print a basic budget form to offer to patrons.

  • Help them understand their wants versus their needs when

  • it comes to personal finances. Create a form to help them

  • distinguish the difference.

  • Conduct a workshop for seniors who have lost partners

  • and need help tackling their budget, their checkbook,

  • their taxes, etc.


What will you do5

What will Youdo?

How will you know you have

succeeded?

Be sure your goals are S M A R T

Specific

Measurable

Attainable/Action-oriented

Realistic and Relevant

Time-bound


Collaborating in our communities

Collaborating in our Communities

How can we collaborate with others

in our communities?

By using the Community Partner

Collaboration Guide 

(on pages 51 – 53, behind the action plan worksheets)


Staying sane

Staying Sane

Ensuring YOU

stay sane…

Helping patrons

stay sane

Ensuring YOU

stay sane…

Helping patrons

stay sane

on pages 55 – 56


Project compass libraries lead the workforce for the 21 st century

To review:

Workforce Resources on WebJunction

Oregon State Library


Project compass libraries lead the workforce for the 21 st century

WebJunction.org

To review:


Project compass libraries lead the workforce for the 21 st century

webjunction.org/workforce-resources

To review:

See the Member Center for additional information on setting up an account and contributing to discussions and documents.


Pathway to personal financial skills

Pathway to Personal Financial Skills

To review:

State Library of North Carolina

Oregon State Library


Project compass pathways on webjunction

Project Compass Pathways on WebJunction

To review:

Digital version of each pathway on WebJunction with links live to all resources

  • Core Services

  • Job Seekers

  • Small Business and Entrepreneurs

  • Personal Finance

Oregon State Library

State Library of North Carolina


Growing workforce resources

Growing Workforce Resources

To review:

National community continues to contribute to:

  • Resources

  • Templates

  • Questions/Answers

  • Webinars

  • Twitter #libs4jobs

    No contribution or question is too small…all are welcome!

Oregon State Library

State Library of North Carolina


Project compass libraries lead the workforce for the 21 st century

To review:

Twitter hashtag #libs4jobs

Youcan tweet to this hashtag!


Stay involved

Stay Involved

To review:

On WebJunction

webjunction.org/workforce-resources

Crossroads (monthly newsletter)

webjunction.org/crossroads

Events

webjunction.org/events/webinars

Questions?

[email protected]

Oregon State Library

State Library of North Carolina


Project compass libraries lead the workforce for the 21 st century

Thanks for being here –

have a great evening –

and thanks for helping !


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