The panel consisted of:
Amy Gavelis firstname.lastname@example.org
Jane Flanders email@example.com
Kate LeppanenKate Leppanen@minlib.net
Mary Johnson Lally MJohnson@mvic.org
Margaret Cardello firstname.lastname@example.org
Kelly J Woodside email@example.com
Well, this is my last blog before the BTDT so I will be leavin at 2:45 to meet my team and prepare for the big moment.
But for now, Let's concentrate on the Staffing Options program.
(Don't worry Maryellen I am not looking for another job, just blogging)
What are other ways to get job satisfaction?
The panel consists of people on different tracks, different jobs.
Amy & Jane are job sharers from Lincoln Library for 21 years.
Childrens librarians. They are lost without their puppets.
Job sharing is coming back. IT was popular in 85.
Characteristics of a job sharer- seek a partner with similar values an customer service options, Complimentary styles, skills & experience, similar work styles. Park your ego at the door., Trust Communication between one another is all important. Use notebooks, emaila, "Handoff time talking .
Having a sense of humor. Their notebooks weren't much help. one quote was
"Jane I'm sorry about the vomit last Saturday, At least the mother could have helped pick it uP"
-Job sharing- teams communicates so well you act as a single individual .
"Two heads Are Better Than One, Mary O' Handley
It's up to you to convince library , that Job sharing is a" good thing."
Kate from Lexington, FLoater librarian
Mary is interval director
Kelly Jo Woodside - career resource at Simmons