Ethics in employment. Is one able to climb the professional ladder of success if they adorn their bodies with tattoos, piercings or tubes? Does employment discrimination / non-hiring for body adornment rise to the level of workplace bias? Would search committee members, in the law library environment, find it unethical to review the body art of the prospective candidate over the content of their CV or character? Is the ...more »
Professionalism + Leadership at Every Level
I always enjoy the 60 in 60 presentations at the ABA Techshow because I learn about a ton of practical tools. We've presented on this topic at MAALL (2017) and CALI (2018), and think that AALL attendees will learn a lot (and have fun) with a 2019 edition.
In law librarianship, there's immense pressure to follow a set path--from a beginning librarian up through becoming a director or manager. People are often questioned if they stray from this path. But this isn't for everyone (and can't be because there are only so many director jobs). It's much more important to select your passions and pursue those. If it's administration, great; if it's not, that's great, too.