In this edition of Thinking Out Loud , George and Joan and their guest Paula Singer talk about the nature of library employer-employee relationships in the 21st century. Their discussion comes out of an article Paula wrote for her newsletter (PDF format) on How Human Resources Makes Your Library Tick. The idea of lifelong employment is a thing of the past. Nothing is static anymore. Librarians need to be prepared to learn new things and be amenable to take on tasks not in their job description. What does all of this mean for the future? What can we all do to make ourselves better employees - and employers? Listen and learn!