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Ask the Bookseller: Hiring, Training, and Retaining Staff

  • 20-Apr-2023
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Books may be your business, but your friendly, knowledgeable staff are the key to leaving a lasting impression on your customers. Where do bookstores advertise for staff? What skills should you look for in a new team member? How do you work out when you need (and can afford) to increase the size of your team? What can your store do to encourage long-term staff loyalty? Join our panel of experienced booksellers to discuss the ins and outs of successful staffing strategies!

Host: Shelley Macbeth, Blue Heron Books (ON)


  • Laura Ash, Another Story Bookshop (ON)
  • Anna Beddie, Misty River Books (BC)
  • Karlene Nicolajsen, Shelf Life Books (AB) 

Who should attend? Bookseller Members

Time listed is ET.


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