Although written about a career in business, 3 Pivotal Career Experiences and What You Should Have Learned certainly applies to a career in libraries as well. The 3 experiences are:
- Your first management role
- Leading a high-profile project
- Starting at a new company (or let’s say new “organization” or new “library”)
If you’ve been around awhile, you’ve done all of these. What did you learn from each of them? There are certainly other pivotal career experiences. What are they, in your opinion, and what did you learn from each of them?