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Date:
September 15, 2021
Time:
1:00 PM
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Soft Skills: The Tools Every Librarian Should Have

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Soft skills often speak to personality or character or the way a person works – things that are not necessarily definable or even measurable. In reviewing job postings, the soft skills librarians should have cover the ability to be a team player, collaborate, adapt to change. Librarians need to have interpersonal and communication skills, be organized and courteous. But, what does it mean to be collegial, creative, or detail-oriented? Most importantly, are they skills that can be taught? The answer is unequivocally yes, but the key is being aware of them first so you can learn how to master them.