Learn how to manage multigenerational workplaces in upcoming PLA webinar

For Immediate Release
Tue, 03/03/2015


Kara O'Keefe

Manager, Membership Marketing



CHICAGO — For the first time in American history, there are four different generations working and volunteering side by side. Join the Public Library Association (PLA) to discover the key characteristics of these four generations and explore new strategies for making the most out of age diversity. “Managing Age Diversity in the Workplace” will take place at 1 p.m. Central on March 18.

Presenter Beth Steinhorn, president of JFFixler Group, will share key characteristics and motivations of the different generations, strategies to avoid conflict by bridging the workplace generation gap, and tactics to effectively cultivate, support and acknowledge members of multigenerational teams.

The cost to attend “Managing Age Diversity in the Workplace" is $28 (PLA Members), $31.50 (ALA Members) and $35 (Nonmembers). Groups of any size can register for $129. The registration deadline is 11:59 p.m. Central on Monday, Mar. 16.

For more information about PLA, contact the PLA office at 1 (800) 545-2433, ext.5PLA, or pla@ala.org.

The Public Library Association (PLA) is a division of the American Library Association. PLA’s core purpose is to strengthen public libraries and their contribution to the communities they serve. Its mission is to enhance the development and effectiveness of public library staff and public library services.