I know what you’re thinking. Another millennial blog? There’s already so much out there. It seems like all we do these days is talk about millennials. But hear me out: I think it’s an important time to discuss what it means to be a millennial pursuing a government career. When I started as a researchRead… Read more »
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You’ve done it! You’ve scored that corner office and now you get to manage a team of people as a first-time manager. Now what?
The public sector can be daunting. Amidst the sea of new information, here are five tips to help new feds navigate their first year in public service.
There have been no any major gains or losses in the TSP funds so far this year, and June was in fact slightly dismal with all the funds showing small losses except for the G Fund which managed to squeak through the month with a 0.17 percent gain.
Recently I completed my first half-marathon, the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Half, in Alexandria, VA. It was an amazing feeling to complete a goal I had been working toward both physically and mentally for several months. It wasn’t such an amazing feeling immediately after the race…I’m still a little sore! But that’s beside the point. Reflecting onRead… Read more »
On Friday, October 8, 2010, Mission Essential Personnel, LLC (MEP) sponsored a fundraiser for Veterans First Foundation, a nonprofit organization that helps Columbus-area veterans with needs ranging from free clothing to prosthetics, and from rides to the veterans hospital to temporary housing. The event raised $11,500 for Veterans First. “This is the first time MEPRead… Read more »
Friends + employer support win over nerves Daisy W. woke up today not wanting to be here with us at our Cleared Job Fair in Arlington, Virginia. Noooo, it wasn’t about us … it was more about her own nerves. “I was really nervous to come here,” says Daisy. Thankfully, however, her buddies (for whomRead… Read more »
In the spirit of Public Service Recognition Week, I figured I’d list some thoughts to ponder. Feel free to share your views. Happy Public Service Recognition Week!: The government is us; we are the government, you and I. – President Theodore Roosevelt
Why don’t more seasoned GS-15s make the jump to the Senior Executive Service (SES)? For many, moving into SES doesn’t add up.
Caring for employees – particularly those you count on, value and want to keep – is critical to putting your organization on the path forward.