Changing Expectations + 21C Skills: Are We There Yet?
Close your eyes and think about the museum professionals in your life: your colleagues, your friends and your partners in crime. They’re passionate people, right? And driven. And pretty darn smart. However, passion, drive and smarts aren’t all we need in our professional lives. We need fair compensation, feasible (if still challenging) expectations and opportunities for further professional development and enrichment to not only help us navigate our own museum-centric career paths but to also become more effective contributors to our organizations, thus furthering their missions and serving the community at large.