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Meet Government’s Mr. Fix-It

The Ghost Busters have nothing on the Labor Department’s Mr. Fix it. Something needs to be repaired? Who are you going to call? Not those men in jumpsuits, but Ed Hugler! Something needs to be made accessible? Who are you going to call? Ed Hugler! He is the government’s Mr. Fix it. Edward Hugler, Deputy… Read more »

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Citizens + Science = Innovation Insights

Citizen science, also known as crowd science, is an underrated method for scientific discovery and most people don’t understand its impact. Officially, citizen science is the name for scientific research projects that are conducted, in whole or in part, by nonprofessional scientists. But how does it work? Citizens are equipped with easy-to-use applications that allow… Read more »

The Office

The Supervisor No One Wants—5 Warning Signs

September is the month when employees come back from vacation and work kicks into full gear. Not surprisingly, hiring picks up as businesses look to meet year-end goals with new talent. The Federal government is no exception; agencies will look to fill positions as budgets open at the beginning of the fiscal year (October 1st)…. Read more »

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Giving the Federal Government Visibility and Control

This interview is an excerpt from our recent guide, The Future of Cybersecurity, which examines 15 trends transforming the way government safeguards information and technology. These days, getting hacked is not a matter of “if” – it is a matter of “when”. It is therefore increasingly important to have tools that provide visibility into what… Read more »

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A 21st Century Government

Today, government is pressed to find new ways to operate and modernize services. To that end, agencies are looking create clear and concise digital strategies. Whether it be through a mobile initiative, implementing cloud computing, or driving decisions through data, government is beginning a transformation process into a 21st century model of governance, with emerging… Read more »

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Checklist: Join These 10 Groups To Boost Your Career

Involvement in “extracurricular activities” at work is a good way to learn new skills, expand your network and boost your government career. Always make sure your supervisor signs off on your participation in such activities. Below is a list of 10 activities you should consider raising your hand to participate. Agency professional network: Most federal… Read more »