Read about what makes us a great place to work.

Culture and Creativity

Pick the Right Books and Create a Life-Long Reader

We are excited to have a guest post from Katy Hostman, Collection Development Manager at Booksource. Booksource is a division of GL group and is a leading distributor of authentic literature for K-12 classroom libraries. If there's one thing common to all book lovers, it's their passion for books. Readers can't imagine not being readers. One of the most fun and beautiful elements of being a reader is selecting what to read. Do you like novels, catching up on news online, or magazines? The best ...

Leadership: You Either Have It Or You Don’t

I believe that everyone is capable of learning new and complex information. Employees can learn new skills, managers can learn new processes, and we can all identify ways to better communicate with one another through ongoing professional development. However, I do not believe we can simply "train" someone in leadership. Now, let me back up. I do believe that leaders can develop and continue to grow in their leadership capacity. Meaning, a leader can learn new philosophies in leadership and bus...

Interview Questions That Get Candidates to Open Up

Our unique culture at GL group drives our business success. Because of that, we take our screening and interview process seriously – we are screening candidates for a culture fit from the moment they submit their resume for an open position. We've found that one of the best ways to screen candidates is to ask questions that allow them to showcase their skills and let their personality shine. Overall we're looking for candidates to show us that they want to work for GL group. We want to kn...

What NOT To Do When Applying for a Job

Anyone who's ever applied for a job knows how stressful the process can be. Making sure your resume is perfect, making it through the screening and interview process, and then waiting to hear back. Most of us know the rules for a successful job search - carefully edit your resume, research the company you're applying with, apply for the open position correctly, dress nicely for the interview, etc. Our human resources team at GL group has seen it all – the good and bad. We have listed six...

Meet Our Divisions

When we talk about GL group, we often talk about it as a whole. However, we know that it can be confusing, since GL group is the parent company for all four of divisions and each division offers customers and vendors different services and products. GL group provides shared services to each of its three divisions: Booksource, Turtleback Books, and Jaffe Book Solutions. These shared services include human resources, accounting, IT services, and facilities management. Basically, we help all o...

1 2 3 4 5 6 7