Monthly Archives: January 2015

Not Just Surviving, But Thriving: How to Deal When You Can’t Get Out of Your Crappy Job

So, last week I gave my advice on knowing when to leave your job. But, what if you know it’s just shit, but you can’t leave. You are place bound. You have a home, kids in school, partner. You have a mortgage. Or maybe it’s because you just can’t find anything else. A full time … Continue reading Not Just Surviving, But Thriving: How to Deal When You Can’t Get Out of Your Crappy Job

It’s Not You, It’s Me: When to Break up with Your Job

From time to time when I talk about library career stuff, people will ask me this question, “How do I know when I should leave my job?” That’s a hard question to answer, but using my own experiences (and borrowing some of my friends), I’ll give you some advice. 1. When you stop learning. This … Continue reading It’s Not You, It’s Me: When to Break up with Your Job

The Information Literacy Framework: Confessions of a One-Time Skeptic

Happy New Year! I start my 2015 blogged year with a post about the new Framework for Information Literacy, partially in response to the petition from NJ librarians and partially because our work on the committee is now complete and I feel a little less weird about writing a blog post about the work, since … Continue reading The Information Literacy Framework: Confessions of a One-Time Skeptic

The Great #CleanAndPurge2015

Happy New Year! Today, I’m going to sort of hijack my own blog. This blog is for my mostly professional thoughts, but I wanted to put some thoughts together on a thing I’m doing that I’ve discussed on the Twitter: #CleanAndPurge2015. We all have a lot of stuff, right? And some of us have projects … Continue reading The Great #CleanAndPurge2015