The 2018 NACM annual conference was jam-packed with great education, concentrating on mindful behaviors, access to justice, and technology. Here is a summary of what I found worthwhile to share.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly being deployed around the world. How about the courts? The potential (and risks) are huge, and every court should be looking at using AI in the near future.
More tips on keeping oneself professionally "fresh" in your career: reading and continuing education.
Staying professionally current can be a challenge. In Part 1, see how networking and mentoring are key areas to stay fresh.
I am preparing to write a blog post about interview questions and techniques -- focusing on not only the good ones, but also when things went badly or even humorously. I will take examples from my own career (let's see, I had six court administrator jobs, so got lots of practice interviewing from both sides … Continue reading Interviews help!
Social media have been used for many years now in the courts -- how is it working out? What are the things a court, judges, and staff should keep in mind to properly use social media?
The U.S. has a national and many state court systems -- are there any differences between them for a court administrator? Yes, but remember that a court is a court anywhere!
Key design considerations for performance appraisals, including appropriate use of rating scales, 360-degree evaluations, and more.
Most employee performance appraisal systems are terrible -- focusing on ongoing coaching and the individual employee, not the organization, are some critical elements.
Employee performance appraisals are at best mediocre, if not terrible-- and we persist in making them so. Why?