Posts By Jolie Lee

Here comes Gen Y – Prepare for a cultural divide?

What do young feds think of their older coworkers – and vice-versa? The results of an exclusive Federal News Radio survey reveal what may be a cultural rift in the federal workplace. Many longer-term feds who took the survey said they view their younger counterparts as entitled and lacking communication skills. They say young fedsRead… Read more »

Photos wanted – Feds on the job across the country

Many feds are concentrated in the D.C. region, but the majority live and work elsewhere. Federal News Radio wants to feature feds OUTSIDE of the D.C. area. Whether you’re in the U.S. or in another country altogether, we’re looking for pictures of you doing your job …. The more fun and creative, the better! PhotosRead… Read more »

Who has a cool job in government?

Feds do some cool work, and their work deserves to be showcased. Last year, Federal News Radio profiled some federal workers with more unconventional jobs as part of the series “Cool Jobs in Government.” We’re continuing the series – this time with more multimedia (think more photos, audio slideshows and video). I’m looking for suggestionsRead… Read more »

Is government cool enough for the next generation of feds?

Can government be cool enough to attract talented young people AND keep them on the job? In a report for Federal News Radio — “The Need for the Next Generation” — I highlight what some agencies are doing to recruit and retain young people. (Special thanks to Mr. GovLoop Steve Ressler for being interviewed forRead… Read more »