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Hello Everyone!!!  I'm Shevawn, the Gottesman Library Services Desk Trainer!  I've been working here at the library for 2 1/2 years and am responsible for teaching all new library hires most of what they need to know to be able to serve our patrons as best as possible.  I say most because we can neve...
Title: Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose Author: Tony Hsieh Publisher: Business Plus Call Number: HF5386 .H864 2010
Title: Leading Up:  How to Lead Your Boss so you Both Win Author: Michael Useem Publisher: Crown Business, New York, NY (2001) Call #:
I just received an email from my mother this morning in which I read a fantastic short story that I just had to share with everyone.  It was poignant, timeless and well worth the read.  The original author is unknown, but it is based on a Chinese folktale written by Demi, titled, The Empty Pot, which I have recommended to be added to...
Title: The Art of Possibility Authors: Rosamund Stone Zander & Benjamin Zander Publisher: Harvard Business School Press,  2000 Call Number:
Recently, as I was perusing industry articles, I stumbled on one that I thought I would share with you all simply because it was further reinforcement for me in terms of making the right decision to pursue a career in HR.  The Article, titled, Why Did We Ever Go Into HR?, gives an interesting look at what a gold mine HR can be in organizations looking to gain a competitive advantage in their respective industries. The authors, Matthew Brietfelder and Daisy Wademan...
Title: Managing Projects in Human Resources, Training and Development Author: Vivien Martin Publisher: Kogan Page Call Number:
Title: Talent: making people your competitive advantage Author: Edward E. Lawler III Publisher: Jossey-Bass Call #: EBOOK From the Publisher: The source of competitive advantage has shifted in many organizations from reliability to innovation and flexibil...
Title: More Quick Team-Building Activities for Busy Managers: 50 New Exercises That Get Results in Just 15 Minutes Author: Brian Cole Miller Publisher: AMACOM Call #: EBOOK From the Publisher: Most managers, supervisors, and team leaders realize the ...
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="400" caption="Photo credit: Skippyjon via Flickr"][/caption] This may seem unrelated to the library, but it has everything to do with student health and wellness, and my need to scream it from the mountain tops. I HATE BEING SICK!!!!!  Eh-hem... sorry. But seriously, health and wellness, if not kept in check, could effect your academic performance, which I feel is s...