Posts By Lauren Girardin

5 Things You Need to Know About Transition News This Week

Changes in federal government keep coming fast. That’s why GovLoop is giving you these weekly recaps of presidential transition news that may affect agency management and employment.

5 Things You Need to Know About Transition News This Week

Changes in federal government keep coming fast. That’s why GovLoop is giving you these weekly recaps of presidential transition news that may affect agency management and employment.

5 Things Feds Need to Know Right Now About Transition News

Although it’s only been a week since the inauguration, changes in federal government have been coming fast. It’s a lot to keep track of. But, it’s crucial for federal employees and people who work with the government to stay informed about new developments.

22 Holiday Gift Ideas Your Government Colleagues Will Love

It’s that most wonderful time of the year when you think about holiday gifts that will make your favorite coworkers feel appreciated—and then draw a complete blank on the perfect gift to give them. Giving gifts to government colleagues isn’t as straightforward as what to buy Aunt Mabel (a scarf). At the federal level, strict rules govern gifts… Read more »

The 6 Types of People You Need on Your Presidential Transition Dream Team

The presidential transition is a complex process of critical national importance. You need to assemble a formidable team to navigate the inevitable and, for some, unenviable work of the presidential transition.

6 Self-Care Strategies to Help You Survive the Election and Presidential Transition

As a government worker, you’ve got to take care of yourself so you’re able to care for the country. How can you practice self-care to reduce stress between now and the presidential transition?

How to Agree to Disagree With Coworkers (Especially When It Comes to Politics)

As the presidential election nears, talking with your coworkers has gotten increasingly treacherous. Whether you’re a Democrat, Republican, Libertarian, Green, independent, or undecided voter, in order to not make enemies at work, you need to learn how to agree to disagree.