Posts By Meiko S. Patton

Stand Up, Get Noticed

Quote: “Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.” – Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States Another way to get paid more and promoted faster is being willing to volunteer. When I was a Letter Carrier, I knew that I wanted to eventually become a... Read more »

How To Land Your Dream Job

“Visualize this thing that you want. See it, feel it, and believe in it. Make your mental blueprint and then begin to build.” – Maxwell Maltz A penny for your thoughts. Human behavior says you become what you think about most of the time. Your predominant thoughts largely determine what you say, how you say... Read more »

Ask For What You Want

"The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can’t find them, make them." – George Bernard Shaw If you want to be promoted, you have to ask for it. But before you do, build a case for it and... Read more »

Select the right federal agency

“The choice is yours.” – W. Clement Stone Even in these hard economic times, some agencies are steadily growing and expanding. What does that mean for you? In a word, opportunity. Others agencies, such as mine are streamlining operations. But even with that there is still opportunity for promotions. So in your pursuit to land... Read more »