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You Are Not Alone – There Are Thousands Of Women In GIS

March was Women’s History Month, what better way to honor women working with GIS in government, education, non-profit and the private sector than by putting them on the map! Dr. Linda Loubert, Assistant Professor at the Morgan State University in US, is attempting to crowdsource a map of women who work in GIS in an effort to highlight potential role models and inspire more women in science, technology,…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on April 18, 2014 at 12:43pm — No Comments

The Hottest Job Out There Now? Data Scientist



There's so much talk about big data these days. On a recent DorobekINSIDER LIVE, we talked to the people at the front lines of big data: the chief data officers. These are the people who are really making big data an effective tool for government.

Hosted by Chris Dorobek, the online training featured the following…

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Added by Catherine Andrews on April 17, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Can We Ever Get Off The Pay Carousel – Or Just Keep Going Around?

It seems like every few months the pay debate comes up again – or more accurately, it comes up every election cycle. Pay is a constant source of tension, but if we’re really going to solve the debate once and for all, there needs to be serious reforms to the civil service -- not just compensation. 

The…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on April 17, 2014 at 11:33am — No Comments

Social and Digital Technology Trends: 9 Take-Aways for YOU

Here are some of my thoughts about what never-ending social and digital technology trends mean for professionals in all functional areas, at all career stages, and in organizations of all types and sizes (in other words, everyone!). Armed with this knowledge and insight, I hope folks will give serious consideration to how they will bridge the “digital divides” in their professional lives…

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Added by Courtney Shelton Hunt on April 17, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Why Leadership Coaching Is For Everyone

     My morning started with an e-mail from a client who is a federal government analyst, upset about a missive from her training department eager to check-off their employee development box with a variety of offerings.  The catch?  Leadership development was restricted to “managers only.”  I guess it is time for the feds to understand what leadership means in the 21st century.

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Added by Kathleen Schafer on April 16, 2014 at 5:23pm — No Comments

Why Leadership Coaching Is For Everyone

     My morning started with an e-mail from a client who is a federal government analyst, upset about a missive from her training department eager to check-off their employee development box with a variety of offerings.  The catch?  Leadership development was restricted to “managers only.”  I guess it is time for the feds to understand what leadership means in the 21st century.

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Added by Kathleen Schafer on April 16, 2014 at 5:23pm — No Comments

Charismatic Leadership: Be Present and Alert

The man was looking me in the eyes as I explained the situation to him but his eyes told me he was miles away. He was not present in our conversation even though he was standing right in front of me. Where was he? Was he still in the meeting that just ended? Was he thinking about his next appointment?…

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Added by Karla Brandau on April 16, 2014 at 4:28pm — No Comments

Level Up Your Career: The Best Ways to Find a Mentor in Gov

How do you find that person who will give you a hand in your career? These mentorship tips will help.



Have you ever wished you had a career guidebook? Something to help navigate the tricky byways and translate signposts? No…

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Added by Jessie Kwak on April 16, 2014 at 11:00am — 5 Comments

DorobekINSIDER Live: More Than Just Big Data, Big Careers

A special edition of GovLoop’s DorobekINSIDER was held Wednesday. We're LIVE! We host these events once each month this year. The idea is simple: 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 April 16, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Who's The Highest-Paid Public Employee In Your State? + 7 gov stories that matter

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER:

  • Are you happy in your job? What do you think about government? How do you view your job? Is the government working as effectively as it could? These are just a few of the questions that the Office of Personnel Management asks in its annual Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey. Taking a cue from Pharrell William’s catchy song “Happy,” OPM is looking to improve feds’ job satisfaction. But in…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on April 15, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Get More Stuff Done: 9 of Your Best Productivity Tips

Get more stuff done.

Last week, our CEO and founder Steve Ressler started a simple discussion: How do you get ever actually get stuff done at work? It seems…

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Added by Catherine Andrews on April 14, 2014 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Mentoring the Next Generation of Future Leaders

Leadership development is a dynamic and multifaceted process. Effective leadership development uses every day work as the developmental experience and relies on the wisdom and guidance of a strong mentor.

There are a number of relevant developmental opportunities to develop skills and expand professional networks. The first thing you will want to do is to determine where your skill gaps exist and what areas you want to development.

The following questions may be helpful to…

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Added by Kathy Wentworth Drahosz on April 11, 2014 at 1:18pm — No Comments

One Man's Mission - Ethics Reform

Missouri is home to some of the weakest ethic laws in the county. The Show-Me-State is the only state in the country that does not limit the amount of money that can be given in campaign contributions and also does not put a limit on the personal gifts that lobbyists can give to legislators. …

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Added by Emily Jarvis on April 11, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Enhancing Your LinkedIn Profile II: 7 More Tasks and 23+ Tips

Recently I published 7 Simple To Dos for Rookies to Enhance Their LinkedIn Profile, the first in a three-part series that offers a “crawl-walk-run” approach to helping folks upgrade their LinkedIn…

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Added by Courtney Shelton Hunt on April 11, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

2014 STEM

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Tel: +1 619 849 1234

July 29-30  Andaz Hotel- San Diego, CA

According to a recent survey of talent recruiters for Fortune 1000 companies conducted by Bayer Corporation, science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workers are still in short supply and high…

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Added by Kat Morera on April 10, 2014 at 4:39pm — No Comments

Making the government cool again - seems so 2008 - Plus Your 7 Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER:

  • Your pay is up for debate, yet again. A new Congressional Research Service report, Selected Characteristics of Private and Public Sector Workers, continues the debate that came to the forefront during the 2010 election season over whether federal employees are overpaid, or in the view of some, underpaid.…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on April 10, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

The Real Pay Debate - Not A Number, But Proper Compensation

Your pay is up for debate, yet again. A new Congressional Research Service report, Selected Characteristics of Private and Public Sector Workers, continues the debate that came to the forefront during the 2010 election season over…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on April 10, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Throwback Thursday: Keep Opening to Your Purpose -- Its Graduation Season Again

Spring, for me, is full of many things: cherry blossoms, outdoor activities, getting to wear sandals instead of real shoes, and this year ..... my graduate school graduation. It is a bittersweet moment and it can't happen with out a commencement ceremony.

Tis the season of college graduations and the ever…

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Added by Regan Wedenoja on April 10, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

How A Former Navy Seal Started A Million-Dollar Business

According to Government Executive, the federal government lost more than 10,000 jobs last month. 

This downward spiral has been the case for the last two years. About 1,200 of the job losses were from my agency, USPS, because of attrition, while the rest of the combined federal agencies accounted for the rest.

What does this steady decline mean? No one knows for sure.

But there is one thing we do know.

More and more it seems that in order…

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Added by Meiko Patton on April 8, 2014 at 5:54pm — No Comments

7 Simple To Dos for Rookies to Enhance Their LinkedIn Profile

To some people it may seem rather ridiculous to share this kind of guidance in 2014, but judging from the anemic LinkedIn profiles I view on a daily basis, it's clear that it's advice people still need. I know everyone is busy, but if how they represent themselves as professionals is important to them (and it should be), they need to make the time to get this particular…

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Added by Courtney Shelton Hunt on April 8, 2014 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

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