Report: Keynote at the Society of Georgia Archivists Annual Meeting (October 2022)

Late last month I offered a keynote to the Society of Georgia Archivists at their 2022 Annual Meeting. Their theme, “Sustaining Practices: Practical Solutions for the Future” included attendee interest in the rise in burnout, and not surprisingly, the connections to self-care. I wanted to gather and share some context of what’s going on inContinue reading “Report: Keynote at the Society of Georgia Archivists Annual Meeting (October 2022)”

Report Update: Job-Hunting during Low-Morale Experiences – Part 2 (March 2021)

This report update offers qualitative responses of my survey on job hunting during low-morale experiences. These responses include signs on how the COVID-19 Pandemic is impacting job hunting during workplace abuse/neglect, which has increased during this public health emergency. If you haven’t started looking for a job yet, how have your job search concerns impactedContinue reading “Report Update: Job-Hunting during Low-Morale Experiences – Part 2 (March 2021)”

Report Update: Job-Hunting during Low-Morale Experiences – Part 1 (March 2021)

In December 2019 I released a short survey about job hunting during low-morale experiences. The goal of the survey is to explore the impact and outcomes of the job-seeking process while also dealing with the cognitive, mental, emotional, and physical health tolls of workplace abuse and neglect. This work eventually became the impetus of myContinue reading “Report Update: Job-Hunting during Low-Morale Experiences – Part 1 (March 2021)”

Renewals Reach: Mentoring as low morale therapy?

Ginger Williams’ thesis (Valdosta State University) explores the impact of mentoring on the career development and job satisfaction rates of academic librarians. Her work discusses types of mentoring and reveals suggestion for the practice of mentorship. The thesis also includes suggestions for further areas of study, wherein she questions a possible mentorship need: guidance throughContinue reading “Renewals Reach: Mentoring as low morale therapy?”