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Tamara Dietrich liked Kate M. Long's blog post 'Navigating the Federal Application Process with Doris Tirone and Donna Dyer'
Dec 30, 2013
Dale M. Posthumus commented on Kate M. Long's blog post 'The Dalai Lama and You: How Teachings of Humanity Fit into Government'
"1) Talk as equals: I am no better/greater than the person with whom I am dealing, whether I am seeking assistance or providing assistance. It also calls on all of us to accept the sincerity of people with whom we disagree, until proven otherwise. 2)…"
Dec 11, 2013
JohnnyZero liked Kate M. Long's blog post 'The Dalai Lama and You: How Teachings of Humanity Fit into Government'
Dec 11, 2013
Scott Span commented on Kate M. Long's blog post 'Stop Talkin' Bout My Generation'
"Interesting. Though I agree there may be no grand archetype for each generation, there are traits that are inherent to each or that may show up differently for each. As we're on GovLoop - as discussed at the…"
May 20, 2013
Kim Truong liked Kate M. Long's blog post 'Stop Talkin' Bout My Generation'
May 19, 2013
Earl Rice commented on Kate M. Long's blog post 'Stop Talkin' Bout My Generation'
"I dug around and found this quote from the movie Gettysburg, and it is very accurate: "Any man who judges by the group is a pea-wit. You take men one at a time." I am more interested in "can you do the job" than what generation…"
May 17, 2013
Francie Grace liked Kate M. Long's blog post 'Stop Talkin' Bout My Generation'
May 17, 2013
Kevin Lanahan commented on Kate M. Long's blog post 'Stop Talkin' Bout My Generation'
"This kind of generation stereotyping is useful in creating a marketing profile, but falls apart if you try to use it for management. If you create a user profile for your new site, you are going to use stereotypes. They are useful to underscore the…"
May 17, 2013
Megan commented on Kate M. Long's blog post 'Stop Talkin' Bout My Generation'
May 15, 2013
Mindy Giberstone commented on Kate M. Long's blog post 'Stop Talkin' Bout My Generation'
"I think its good to look at our differences, but not to make judgements based on generalizations. this isn't new. there was this same younger vs. older worker comments 25 years ago, but without the generational labels.  "
May 15, 2013
Mary Yang liked Kate M. Long's blog post 'Stop Talkin' Bout My Generation'
May 15, 2013
A blog post by Kate M. Long was featured

Stop Talkin' Bout My Generation

Generation Y, Millennials, Generation C (for Connected), sometimes even (perhaps incorrectly), the iGeneration. These are the labels that haunt the members of my generation. The large groups of people spanning decades before me are called Baby Boomers, Generation Xers, and a wealth of other names, each with their own negative and positive attributes."Baby Boomers are anti-technology but they're…See More
May 14, 2013
Dannielle Blumenthal commented on Kate M. Long's blog post 'Stop Talkin' Bout My Generation'
"I love this post. Nobody should ever be stereotyped for any reason. We are all humans first."
May 14, 2013
Dannielle Blumenthal liked Kate M. Long's blog post 'Stop Talkin' Bout My Generation'
May 14, 2013

Profile Information

Current Title:
Research Fellow
Current Agency or Organization
GovLoop
What Best Describes Your Role?
Other
Educational Background (Degree, School):
BA, English/History, SUNY New Paltz
MLS, E-Government/Archives, University of Maryland College Park (in progress)
Profile Links - Blog, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook
http://www.linkedin.com/pub/katherine-long/43/b13/563
Topics I Care About
Acquisition, Budget, Career, Communications, Fun Stuff, Gov 2.0, HR / Training, Leadership, Pay/Benefits, Performance Mgmt, Project / Program Mgmt, Telework
I work for the government because:
I want to make a difference in a big and exciting way.
My favorite public servant is:
Senator Joe Lieberman

Kate M. Long's Blog

Fight, Flight, or Play: Learning Conflict Resolution Skills Through Improv

Posted on July 24, 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

 It's that time of year again! The next two days we'll be blogging from GovLoop and YGL's Next Generation of Government Training Summit. Follow along @NextGenGov and read more blog posts here.

NextGen Interactive Workshop:…

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Acquisitions: The Next Hot Area for Government Employment?

Posted on July 24, 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

It's that time of year again! The next two days we'll be blogging from GovLoop and YGL's Next Generation of Government Training Summit. Follow along @NextGenGov and read more blog posts here.

NextGen Break-Out Session#…

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Stop Talkin' Bout My Generation

Posted on May 13, 2013 at 3:00pm 8 Comments

Generation Y, Millennials, Generation C (for Connected), sometimes even (perhaps incorrectly), the iGeneration. These are the labels that haunt the members of my generation. The large groups of people spanning decades before me are called Baby Boomers, Generation Xers, and a wealth of other names, each with their own negative and positive attributes.

"Baby Boomers are…

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Designed with Feds in Mind: Addressing Mobile Fears with HP and Microsoft's ElitePad Tablet

Posted on May 9, 2013 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

"Anywhere, anytime is the new normal for people,"

says Rick Engle, Principle Windows Specialist, Microsoft. It's true, 29% of people claim to be the type of worker that is on call at off hours and in alternative locations. The workforce is going mobile and government has been trying to catch up. Throughout many blogs, interviews, and webinars we have discussed the issues that federal agencies face when…

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