For immediate release | February 24, 2014

LLAMA webinar: Best Practices in Library Recruiting & Hiring

CHICAGO — Every library manager knows how important it is to hire the right person for a position. But making that decision can sometimes feel like a huge gamble. Learning how other managers are doing it successfully can turn that gamble into an almost certain win for you and your library.

The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will presentLibrary Recruiting & Hiring: How to Get the Best People on Board on Wednesday, March 19, from 1:30 – 3 p.m. (Central time). This webinar will present best practices, including the business literature, on how to bring the right people on board. It will also cover how to develop internal talent through succession planning.

By the end of this webinar participants will:

  • discover best practices in hiring and recruiting library employees;
  • learn current trends in hiring practices;
  • understand how to tap into your internal talent through succession planning;
  • have a clearer understanding of how to retain and recruit newer librarians.

Presenters: Quinn Galbraith, Human Resources Training and Development manager, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah


LLAMA member: $49

Non-LLAMA member $59

LLAMA group rate (5 or more people at one site) $199

Non-LLAMA group rate (5 or more people at one site) $239

Register online:

Register with a purchase order or by mail: registration form (PDF, 1 pg.).

For questions about this webinar or other LLAMA programs, contact Fred Reuland.


Fred Reuland

LLAMA Programs Officer