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Would You Wear Flip Flops to Work? - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER:

  • Just a few years ago social media was seen as an adolescent playground. Selfies, Facebook pokes, and pointless status updates created what seemed to be a cesspool of millennial playtime. Times have changed. If you don’t have an ongoing social media campaign you’re out of the loop and your business is behind. Check out what the …

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on July 17, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

DorobekINSIDER Live: Tim Fullerton Discusses Citizen Engagement

The goal of social media is to turn customers into a volunteer marketing army. –Jay Baer

 

Just a few years ago social media was seen as an adolescent playground. Selfies, Facebook pokes, and pointless status updates created what seemed to be a cesspool of millennial…

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Added by Drew Doggett on July 17, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

DorobekINSIDER Live: How Data is Changing the Face of Citizen Engagement

A special edition of GovLoop’s DorobekINSIDER today. We're LIVE! We meet every month with the simple idea, get smart people together and share ideas because we believe that the real power of information comes when it is shared.…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on July 16, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Using Data to Improve Citizen Services - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER:

  • We depend on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to protect our health by providing information and regulation for drugs and medical devices. But sometimes when times get tough, the FDA needs to depend on someone as well. Marcia Crosse, Director at the Government Accountability Office (GAO) for the Healthcare team, is that pillar. She believes that the…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on July 15, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Keeping You Safe - Protecting You Against Bad Prescription Drugs

We depend on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to protect our health by providing information and regulation for drugs and medical devices. But sometimes when times get tough, the FDA needs to depend on someone as well.

Marcia Crosse, Director at the Government Accountability Office (GAO) for the Health Care team, is that pillar. She believes that the role…

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Added by Drew Doggett on July 15, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Confusion Marred Police Response to Navy Yard Shooting - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

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You can find all of our programs online: DorobekINSIDER.com and GovLoop Insights at…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on July 14, 2014 at 5:34pm — No Comments

Getting the Most from Strategic Reviews

Sometimes looking to your past can improve your future.

 

Napoleon marching on Moscow is an example of project management, which helped future generals avoid being blinded by their own hubris. Closed societies, like the Ming Dynasty in China, illustrate the dangers of getting closed off from…

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Added by Drew Doggett on July 14, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Fed Lost 40,000 Employees Last Year - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER:

  • Faced with private sector competitors, what can the government do to compete in attracting younger workers? Is it money? Recognition? Autonomy? Without a singular solution, one idea seems viable: Activate employees; don’t treat them like baseball cards. We take a…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on July 10, 2014 at 2:35pm — No Comments

Want to Attract Bright, Young Candidates? Treat Them Like It

There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there. -Indira Gandhi

 

I have a friend who works for Google. He wakes up every morning greeted by Google transportation that will bring him to work. He then enters a slick open environment at work where there is a nap room, catered food, free gym access, beer/wine Fridays, and a network with some of the brightest minds…

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Added by Drew Doggett on July 10, 2014 at 1:39pm — No Comments

Will a Law Help with Social Media? - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

Will a law help with social media?

 

The House has passed the Social Media Working Group Act of 2014, which seeks to give the private sector new opportunities to drive social media innovation in emergency preparedness and response by “expanding the membership and influence of the Department of Homeland Security’s…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on July 9, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Lost IRS e-mails -- do they signify that gov IT totally sucks? + 7 stories that matter

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER:

  • Pay freezes, budget cuts, furloughs – it shouldn’t come as a shock to anyone, but after years of record low employee satisfaction, government’s senior executives are leaving the civil service at a rapidly increasing rate. So what happens now? Insights from the Partnership for…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on July 8, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

A Federal Ghostland: Where Have All the Managers Gone?

Pay freezes, budget cuts, furloughs – it shouldn’t come as a shock to anyone, but after years of record low employee satisfaction, government’s senior executives are leaving the civil service at a rapidly increasing rate.

 

According to a new…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on July 8, 2014 at 1:17pm — 1 Comment

Just Use the Easy (Blue) Button

Do you ever wish you had a real-life Easy-Button at your command? Not just for the typical Staples situations like buying a laptop, filling an ink cartridge, or stocking up on office supplies -- but for real life situations. 

 

Many Americans' expectation of government process is fairly…

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Added by Drew Doggett on July 7, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

100,000 + VA Electronic Disability Claims Not Processed - Plus Gov's 7 Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER:

  • Do you ever wish you had a real-life Easy-Button at your command? Not just for the typical Staples situations like buying a laptop, filling an ink cartridge, or stocking up on office supplies -- but for real life situations.  Many Americans' expectation of government process is fairly low due to long lines at the DMV, filing taxes, or the drudgery of filling out government paperwork. Adam Dole,…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on July 7, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Why the Hybrid Cloud is on the Federal Horizon - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER:

  • Remaining stagnant isn’t human nature – and it shouldn’t be in your organization’s, either. Stan Soloway, CEO at Professional Services Council, told us how he embraced change in order to reform his company with the changing…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on July 1, 2014 at 2:46pm — No Comments

How To: Find Your Next Federal Job Via Jobs.GovLoop.com



Looking for a new federal job?  
 
You are in luck, because…
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Added by GovLoop on July 1, 2014 at 12:30pm — 3 Comments

See the Big Picture and Stir Things Up

In ancient Greece, privileged countrymen consumed a sacred drink called barley wine containing barley, grated cheese, and wine. But the if drink was not kept in a constant state of movement, the contents would harden and became undrinkable.

 

Just like the barley wine, if we settle for comfortable…

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Added by Drew Doggett on July 1, 2014 at 9:34am — No Comments

Challenges facing the Department of Veterans Affairs - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER:

  • It’s difficult to find that sweet spot between doing what you love and getting paid well to do it. We talk with one Sammies finalist from the SEC who is doing just that. We find out her secret.…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on June 30, 2014 at 2:45pm — No Comments

If You Want To Make A Difference, Know What You're Doing

It’s difficult to find that sweet spot between doing what you love and getting paid well to do it. I know this well – I came into college as an English major, but after realizing I didn’t want to live in a cardboard box on the sidewalk I changed it to something more practical. I later applied to…

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Added by Drew Doggett on June 30, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Congress Works to Make Sure Gov Isn't Overpaying Feds - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER:

  • The problems the government faces are now bigger and more complicated than ever before. Just look at the healthcare, immigration, regulation or even the federal pay debate. No longer do problems fit nicely into one agency or department. Therefore, the need for collaboration is more apparent than ever. But how do you collaborate in a culture that is built…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on June 26, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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