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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

"Because I Said So"



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Added by Dannielle Blumenthal on April 18, 2014 at 7:53am — No Comments

A Few Personal Reflections

untitled Today’s blog is a bit different in tone than many of my previous blogs. Today, I’d like to take a few moments and reflect on personal, rather than business ideas.

With Passover having just started, Easter approaching on Sunday, and our Hindu friends starting celebrations as well, so many of us are celebrating in these…

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Added by Ken Boxer on April 17, 2014 at 2:47pm — 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

How To Get Your Innovation Moving In A Bureaucracy: Leverage The Leader's Field Of Vision



In the movie Paranoia, Liam Hemsworth plays an innovative developer who gets caught between two lifelong rivals. His problem? Overeducated but underpaid and… Continue

Added by Dannielle Blumenthal on April 17, 2014 at 6:39am — 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

The Power of Positivity

One of my favorite sitcoms, How I Met Your Mother, ended last month. In the final episode the character, Marshall Ericksen, an environmental lawyer, was shown working for a corporate law firm; a job that made him miserable. He had resolved to say only positive things about his job and in one scene was asked how he…

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Added by Amber Hansen on April 16, 2014 at 11:55am — 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

5 Project Management Tips for Innovation Initiatives

On Tuesday April 8th, GovLoop hosted our third annual Government Innovators Virtual Summit. This year we focused on "Innovations that Matter" and how to make innovation stick at your agency. Read this recap of our session on project management and head here for the full recordings. More blog coverage of the Summit can be found …

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Added by Adrian Pavia on April 15, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Highlights of the Frozen Four: Lessons from the Ice

Top 10 lessons from the Frozen Four that apply to high performance teams.

Written by Kenneth M Boxer, President and founder, Boxer Advisors, LLC and Gregory Scott Boxer, Private Fleet Sales Executive, Coyote Logistics

After attending colleg e hockey’s Final Four this past weekend,…

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Added by Ken Boxer on April 15, 2014 at 12:28pm — 1 Comment

5 Tips for Managing a Multigenerational Workplace

Do you manage a multigenerational workplace? These five tips can help you out.

If you’ve got a wide age range of employees in your office, you’ve probably noticed they have different work styles. In addition to handling projects differently,…

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Added by Sam Ashe-Edmunds on April 15, 2014 at 9:00am — 6 Comments

Preparing to talk big data with chief data officers - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER:

You can find all of our programs online:…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on April 14, 2014 at 1:43pm — 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

Respect



Respect the rocks for what they are.…


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Added by Dannielle Blumenthal on April 12, 2014 at 10:12pm — No Comments

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