By Brandi Robertson (Follow us on LinkedIn) A little over a year ago, I left my job as an assistant law librarian and took a position as an outreach librarian for Georgia Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (GLS). When I applied, I knew very little about GLS. However, when I accepted the position,Continue reading “That All May Read: Library Services for the Blind and Print Disabled”
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NDEAM and the Right to Equal Pay
By Brandi Robertson In October, my library, the Georgia Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (GLS) observed National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). The purpose of NDEAM is to raise awareness about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. As a library that serves andContinue reading “NDEAM and the Right to Equal Pay”
Have You Filled a Bucket Today?
By Brandi Robertson Sometimes, the simplest things can have a lasting impact on your life. One of those instances for me was reading a children’s book with my daughter. When my daughter was in kindergarten, she was assigned to read a book entitled “Have You Filled a Bucket Today?” by Carol McCloud. She was justContinue reading “Have You Filled a Bucket Today?”
Riding the Wave of the “Great Resignation”
By Brandi Robertson The phrase the “Great Resignation” has been thrown around a lot in the past year, referring to the millions of Americans who have quit their jobs since 2021. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in November 2021, the number of people who left their jobs reached an all-time high of 6.3Continue reading “Riding the Wave of the “Great Resignation””
Speak Up and Advocate for Yourself!
By Brandi Robertson Recently, in a discussion with two colleagues of mine, one expressed how stressed and overworked they felt. This colleague had essentially taken on the tasks of another position in addition to their normal duties without any support. The other person in this discussion brought up how they had been in a similarContinue reading “Speak Up and Advocate for Yourself!”