Category Archives: Quality of Working Life

Photo of Jennifer next to a big head in Indianapolis.

Your Brain and Memory

The opening general session speaker at this year’s EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Annual Meeting was Dr. John Medina, Developmental Molecular Biologist and Research Consultant at both the University of Washington and Seattle Pacific University. He shared a few revelations about how the

Photo of Jennifer next to a big head in Indianapolis.

Your Brain and Memory

The opening general session speaker at this year’s EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Annual Meeting was Dr. John Medina, Developmental Molecular Biologist and Research Consultant at both the University of Washington and Seattle Pacific University. He shared a few revelations about how the

Goat

Options for Identifying Your Personality Type

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® is a psychological instrument, and is restricted to use by certified professionals. Here are some options for identifying your MBTI® type: Check with your human resources or training offices, or similar offices in nearby universities. Many

Goat

Options for Identifying Your Personality Type

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® is a psychological instrument, and is restricted to use by certified professionals. Here are some options for identifying your MBTI® type: Check with your human resources or training offices, or similar offices in nearby universities. Many

Locks in Salamanca

65 Goals

The public continues to get an education about the personnel matters of a university president as the media continues to report on the ongoing saga at the University of Virginia. The latest—reported in the March 1 Washington Post—is that President

Locks in Salamanca

65 Goals

The public continues to get an education about the personnel matters of a university president as the media continues to report on the ongoing saga at the University of Virginia. The latest—reported in the March 1 Washington Post—is that President

Otis Sleeping

You Are Feeling Sleepy

It turns out that when we work more, we sleep less. And when we spend more time with family, we also sleep less. At least, that’s what a study recently published in Personnel Psychology suggests. The researchers’ analysis of American

Otis Sleeping

You Are Feeling Sleepy

It turns out that when we work more, we sleep less. And when we spend more time with family, we also sleep less. At least, that’s what a study recently published in Personnel Psychology suggests. The researchers’ analysis of American

Letters on the door of the Sagrada Familia

Personality Types and Librarians (Part 2)

Using the 1994 Scherdin study of 1,600 librarians and MBTI®, and a national representative sample of MBTI® types from 1998, we can get a sense of how a group of librarians might be different from the general population. For instance, you read

Letters on the door of the Sagrada Familia

Personality Types and Librarians (Part 2)

Using the 1994 Scherdin study of 1,600 librarians and MBTI®, and a national representative sample of MBTI® types from 1998, we can get a sense of how a group of librarians might be different from the general population. For instance, you read

Cabela Diorama

Personality Types and Librarians (Part 1)

Millions of people have taken the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®) instrument in the hopes of understanding themselves better. The theory behind the MBTI® is that we are born with preferences which do not change over time. These preferences add up to

Cabela Diorama

Personality Types and Librarians (Part 1)

Millions of people have taken the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®) instrument in the hopes of understanding themselves better. The theory behind the MBTI® is that we are born with preferences which do not change over time. These preferences add up to