Reworking Our Welcome: Adapting New Hire Training for Hybrid Delivery
Saturday, January 28, 2023
3:00 PM – 4:15 PM
Location: Morial Convention Center, Room 295-296
Level of Participation: Medium
Since 2020, new hire orientation has had to pivot. Those starting a new job in libraries are balancing pandemic protocols, diversity initiatives and unique customer needs. This session will discuss how to prepare new hires for these changes while integrating essential topics like customer service, technology, and library services. Explore how you can modify your orientation to embrace blended learning and create a more inclusive environment for incoming staff.
Distinguish between new hire orientation and onboarding.
Describe challenges and best practices for developing content for a hybrid model.
Advocate for equity, diversity and inclusion when delivering orientation.
Evaluate new hire curriculum to improve future iterations.