New Emerging Techbits Podcast

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HELP! I Don’t Think My Boss Likes Me!?

See what our experts (our mentors) had to say about this question. You’ll find some valuable advice here – and even more advice available to you anytime you choose to use NEO’s Mentor on call mentor page. If this question hits home with you, here’s some advice to consider: • I would recommend really finding out what the boss’s vision for their library is and making sure to incorporate that language/vision in as much work as you can. In a way you are demonstrating to your boss that you are supporting their vision and trying to help them in their work as a...

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Professional (Face)Book Discussion

Join NEO staff on our Facebook page to discuss some excellent, professional books that can help us all to do our jobs better! On Tuesday, June 16, at 2:00, join in to talk about “Making the Most of Your Library Career,” by Lois Stickell. Then, on Tuesday, July 21 at 2:00, join in to talk about “Our Iceberg Is Melting,” by John Kotter. It’s a great book about dealing with and leading change! All you have to do is visit NEO’s Facebook page and start commenting. It’s time we put our book discussion skills to use to improve our own abilities. See you on...

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Are you hiring and motivating the right employees?

This program explores two critical areas of human resource management: interviewing and hiring; and motivating library staff. Hiring the right person is the key to a library’s success. Issues, techniques and approaches will be explored for effective interviewing and hiring. Similarly, our best employees do much more than the specific tasks of the job. They are hard-working, positive, and committed to the organization. The factors that promote motivation, positive job attitudes, and organizational citizenship will be explored. Join Rachel and Rick Rubin for the workshop you want to miss...

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We Asked Our Experts How To Motivate Staff

Check out what our mentors had to say and, if you have more questions, visit them at http://mentors.neo-rls.org/users HOW DO YOU MOTIVATE STAFF?  Weekly meetings–include thanks and pep talk as well as issues, classes, meetings for the week.  Kudos in internal newsletter about staff that has done “good” when they have accomplished something (even the ordinary going out of the way to help people counts).  Relaying positive messages of thanks from teachers and administrators to staff, preferably in public.  Positive comments to administrators about staff...

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