Well, yesterday ended up being quite busy and I didn't have a chance to write what I'd done, so here is both days together. Thursday: Main item of the day was the workshop on our strategic objectives for next year. This went fairly well and we had quite a lively discussion in our group. I... Continue Reading →
Today has been another busy day, full of meetings again! My first meeting was to discuss the periodic programme review that will be happenning in a couple of months and how we can input from the Library. Most of the afternoon was spent in a workshop looking at how we can improve the subject pages... Continue Reading →
Well, this morning started with our operational managers meeting, talking about leave policies among other things. Immediately after that I went to a meeting reviewing the implementation of the upgraded CRM system, and other issues to do with the system as a whole. Between the two of those took most of the morning. I then... Continue Reading →
Well, Library day in a life week has rolled around again - although I have done this before I've missed a few of these, and especially as I'm trying to blog more frequently this year (which I am achieving so far!) I will be blogging this week about what I am doing. I lead one... Continue Reading →
Today I had two days of email backlog to work my way through to start with and then I did the following: had a 1:1 with a member of my team where we confirmed her objectives for the rest of the year; wrote a reference for another member of my team who is applying for... Continue Reading →
Today I have had the day off as leave to pick my husband up from Heathrow.
Today I have been in an all day training session learning about managing the performance and development of my team members through regular reviews and the annual appraisal.
Well, today started with a 2 and a bit hour meeting of the managers of the subject teams, where we discussed various things that are going on at the moment. Other than that I have done the following: discussed workload for our Library Assistants due to changes to our Customer Services Desk and Helpdesk and... Continue Reading →
This week is the second annual day in the life of a library, so I am planning to write something every day this week to say what I've been doing. Today has been quite bitty (my ex-housemate used to joke that I described every day as bitty!), but the key things I have done are:... Continue Reading →