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Shutdowns, Furloughs, Strikes and Layoffs: Emergency Preparedness for the Government Worker

Whether it’s a federal government shutdown, planned furloughs, strikes or layoffs, having your income suddenly cut is the type of emergency faced more often by govies. Having some plans in place can get you through having your income drastically cut for a period of time as well as ease the anxiety that goes along with… Read more »


Top 10 Learning Trends of the Future

October 2015, the month and year Marty McFly visited the future. If you’ve seen any “Back to the Future” movies you may recall the future having flying cars, hoverboards, and even self-tying shoes. While you may not have any of those futuristic inventions lying around at home, they actually exist. So what else can we… Read more »



This post is an excerpt from our recent report, “Platform & Infrastructure as a Service: Creating New Efficiencies.” To download the full report, click here. The report is part of a three-part series, where GovLoop will highlight the power of the Oracle cloud and explore how Oracle is helping government agencies transform the way they deliver services. With… Read more »

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Strategic Federal Human Capital Management – Security

With security threats facing virtually every federal institution, the vulnerability of federal agencies is top of mind of our federal government leaders. The threats are exacerbated due to the fact that many government agencies use older, legacy systems that were not designed to resist today’s threats. These systems not only increase vulnerability to computer attacks,… Read more »

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What “The Intern” Teaches Us About Followership

There so much focus on developing leaders that the role of followers is often under-valued and neglected. “Followership” refers to a role held by certain individuals in an organization, team, or group. Specifically, it is the capacity of an individual to actively follow a leader. Followership is the reciprocal social process of leadership. While leaders… Read more »