Volume 10, No. 10 • October 2013


  • Stress-Reducing Techniques

    By Chelsea Hoitt

    The workplace can be a pretty stress-filled setting, one that might send you shrinking at just the thought of your next task. Before you find yourself curling up like a pretzel to hide under your desk, try a few of these techniques. Whether you fit them into your workday or do them at home, you’ll find yourself feeling a bit more tranquil overall. 

    • Take care of yourself.
      Even spoil yourself a little. Take baths. Eat chocolate. Chocolate
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Career Advancement

  • Networking Reception Coming Soon

    If you’re planning to attend the ALA 2014 Midwinter Meeting this coming January in Philadelphia, then you should plan to join colleagues at the ALA-APA Networking Reception. This will be an opportunity to engage in a social atmosphere that is sure to provide fun, live entertainment and refreshments on Saturday, January 25, 2014. Take this time to reconnect with old friends and meet new ones at this networking fundraiser. Proceeds from the event support the ALA – APA work in … Read the rest

HR Practice



  • Survey Finds Nearly One in Five Americans Expect Never to Retire

    NEW YORK, Sep 18, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Working until you drop is no longer confined to the pages of Victorian novels according to the sobering findings of a new report published today by HSBC. The study discovered that nearly one in five (18%) working-age Americans expect they will never be able to afford to completely retire, believing that circumstances will require them to work indefinitely. This compares to an international average of around one in eight (12%).

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