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Coming Together To Work Faster, Smarter

Young Government Leaders (YGL) and GovLoop present the NextGen Public Service Awards for superior public service and achievement. The 4th Annual NextGen Public Service Awards will be given at the 2014 NextGen Award’s Ceremony, which will kick off the NextGen Training Summit on July 23rd in Washington, DC. We have 18 finalists in six different categories. All month long we will be introducing you to the…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on July 22, 2014 at 3:30pm — 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

A Youth Revolt, the NextGen of Gov

Young Government Leaders (YGL) and GovLoop present the NextGen Public Service Awards for superior public service and achievement. The 4th Annual NextGen Public Service Awards will be given at the 2014 NextGen Award’s Ceremony, which will kick off the NextGen Training Summit on July 23rd in Washington, DC. We have 18 finalists in six different categories. All month long we will be introducing you to the…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on July 14, 2014 at 11:37am — No Comments

Transitioning Soldiers From the Battlefield to the Classroom

Young Government Leaders (YGL) and GovLoop present the NextGen Public Service Awards for superior public service and achievement. The 4th Annual NextGen Public Service Awards will be given at the 2014 NextGen Award’s Ceremony, which will kick off the NextGen Training Summit on July 23rd in Washington, DC. We have 18 finalists in six different categories. All month long we will be…

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

Learning Doesn’t End When You Leave the NextGen Summit

Young Government Leaders (YGL) and GovLoop present the NextGen Public Service Awards for superior public service and achievement. The 4th Annual NextGen Public Service Awards will be given at the 2014 NextGen Award’s Ceremony, which will kick off the NextGen Training Summit on July 23rd in Washington, DC. We have 18 finalists in six different categories. All month long we will be introducing you to the…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on July 10, 2014 at 3:55pm — No Comments

Public Service is In His DNA

Young Government Leaders (YGL) and GovLoop present the NextGen Public Service Awards for superior public service and achievement. The 4th Annual NextGen Public Service Awards will be given at the 2014 NextGen Award’s Ceremony, which will kick off the NextGen Training Summit on July 23rd in Washington, DC. We have 18 finalists in six different categories. All month long we will be introducing you to the…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on July 9, 2014 at 9:00am — 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

Tending to the Wounded, Care Done Right

Young Government Leaders (YGL) and GovLoop present the NextGen Public Service Awards for superior public service and achievement. The 4th Annual NextGen Public Service Awards will be given at the 2014 NextGen Award’s Ceremony, which will kick off the NextGen Training Summit on July 23rd in Washington, DC. We have 18 finalists in six different categories. All month long we will be introducing you to the…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on July 8, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Boring Bureaucracy? Not in Texas

Young Government Leaders (YGL) and GovLoop present the NextGen Public Service Awards for superior public service and achievement. The 4th Annual NextGen Public Service Awards will be given at the 2014 NextGen Award’s Ceremony, which will kick off the NextGen Training Summit on July 23rd in Washington, DC. We have 18 finalists in six different categories. All month long we will be introducing you to the…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on July 7, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Take A Risk, Learn, Iterate – Rinse and Repeat

Young Government Leaders (YGL) and GovLoop present the NextGen Public Service Awards for superior public service and achievement. The 4th Annual NextGen Public Service Awards will be given at the 2014 NextGen Award’s Ceremony, which will kick off the NextGen Training Summit on July 23rd in Washington, DC. We have 18 finalists in six different categories. All month long we will be introducing you to the…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on June 26, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Success in Government Relies on Collaboration

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…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on June 26, 2014 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Throw Out the Playbook, To Win the Superbowl You Need Maps!

On a daily basis the FDNY is tasked with protecting New York City’s 322 square miles and 8+ million citizens. If that mission wasn’t big enough, in 2014, the biggest sporting event in America came calling – the Super Bowl.

 

The FDNY had the mission-critical task of preserving the safety of NYC residents and thousands of tourists coming to NYC for the game.

 

The big game between the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks kicked off a week of events in and around…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on June 26, 2014 at 9:37am — No Comments

Lessons Learned from the Cleanup of Hurricane Sandy - How to Track the $$$

Hurricane Sandy was one of the deadliest on record. The massive storm took the lives of 117 people in the United States and 69 more in Canada and the Caribbean. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) estimates that Sandy caused $5 billion dollars in losses: $4.75 billion in infrastructure damage and a further $246 million in lost revenue and increased operating…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on June 25, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

GovLoop Goes to NASCIO and Finds IT Savings

Every year Arkansas Chief Technology Officer, Claire Bailey and her team, create an IT strategic plan. It’s sort of like the wish list kids leave in their stockings for Santa Claus. It contains all the priorities and initiatives the state wants to tackle in the upcoming year and where they are going to need help.

 

GovLoop wanted to learn more about the Arkansas strategic plan, so we met up with Claire Bailey at the…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on June 25, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Meet the Loudest Silent Hero in Government

Young Government Leaders (YGL) and GovLoop present the NextGen Public Service Awards for superior public service and achievement. The 4th Annual NextGen Public Service Awards will be given at the 2014 NextGen Award’s Ceremony, which will kick off the NextGen Training Summit on July 23rd in Washington, DC. We have 18 finalists in six different categories. All month long we will be introducing you to the…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on June 24, 2014 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

4 Easy Ways Leaders Can Improve Morale

It’s well known that federal employee spirits are low, but how low? Record low?

 

Seems like that could be the case.The Office of Personnel Management recently surveyed the 2.1 million workers across the government about their satisfaction at work and the results were troubling.

 

The…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on June 23, 2014 at 12:18pm — 1 Comment

Need A Job Done, But Don't Have the Right Staff - The State Department Has a Solution

Young Government Leaders (YGL) and GovLoop present the NextGen Public Service Awards for superior public service and achievement. The 4th Annual NextGen Public Service Awards will be given at the 2014 NextGen Award’s Ceremony, which will kick off the NextGen Training Summit on July 23rd in Washington, DC. We have 18 finalists in six different categories. All month long we will be introducing you to the…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on June 20, 2014 at 1:57pm — No Comments

I’ve Got Your Back – Leading the Right Way

Young Government Leaders (YGL) and GovLoop present the NextGen Public Service Awards for superior public service and achievement. The 4th Annual NextGen Public Service Awards will be given at the 2014 NextGen Award’s Ceremony, which will kick off the NextGen Training Summit on July 23rd in Washington, DC. We have 18 finalists in six different categories. All month long we will be introducing you to the…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on June 19, 2014 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

What to Wear: How Wearables Could Shape Government - DorobekINSIDER Live

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 June 18, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Successfully Remote - Moving Out of the Office and into Success

Young Government Leaders (YGL) and GovLoop present the NextGen Public Service Awards for superior public service and achievement. The 4th Annual NextGen Public Service Awards will be given at the 2014 NextGen Award’s Ceremony, which will kick off the NextGen Training Summit on July 23rd in Washington, DC. We have 18 finalists in six different categories. All month long we will be introducing you to the finalists.

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Added by Emily Jarvis on June 17, 2014 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

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