Blogs: Business

  • Be Green-Minded and Career-Minded at the Same TimeGreen Careers in Energy

    If you think every day should be Earth Day, you may be able to make a career out of it! Here are some resources in the library collection geared toward creating a more environmentally friendly work life.
    Posted by: Sarah Kishler on Friday, April 22, 2016 - 12:12 PM | Comments: 0
  • Women’s History Month: Our Local Career Barrier Breakers Clara Shortridge Foltz, California's First Female Lawyer

       
    Posted by: Sarah Kishler on Monday, March 21, 2016 - 1:00 PM | Comments: 0
  • Working Together: Career Success in Multigenerational EnvironmentsGenerations at Work

    Much has been written about the “newness” of today’s multigenerational workplaces. For the first time in history, three or four different generations of employees are working alongside each other. As the world changes at a speed that gets faster all the time, different generations who aren’t always used to communicating with each other are suddenly co-workers and peers. The following works in the SJPL collection aim to help each generation in the mix find individual career success. Often a crucial part of that success comes from understanding co-workers from different generations, and getting past negative stereotypes about the other groups.
    Posted by: Sarah Kishler on Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 11:00 AM | Comments: 0
  • If Your Job is Stressing You Out Anxious 9 to 5 book title

    Employment is a good thing, of course, but stress generally comes with it. Who has ever heard of a job that is 100%-stress-free? It might not even be possible. But too much job stress can damage a worker’s physical and mental health, and even lead to injuries, and that just doesn’t seem like it should be necessary.
    Posted by: Sarah Kishler on Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 3:20 PM | Comments: 0
  • 2015 Top 10 Business Collection BooksCover of Launch

    In 2015, the San José Public Library's most checked out books from the Business collection were:
    Posted by: Yelena Giannuzzi on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - 5:14 PM | Comments: 0