It’s easy to give internal communication the short shift in your communication strategy. But your team is everything and if you can make your internal team 20 percent efficient and more aware of key items, it’ll improve everything else in your office.
Posts By Steve Ressler
We have a world in which citizens find it easier to compare pubs than public schools, to compare hotels than hospitals. It’s a missed opportunity for governments not only to improve the lives of the people they serve, but also to demonstrate their value and increase civic engagement.
It’s been a great year at GovLoop. Our audience has grown to over 250,000+ members, 50,000+ have taken our free training this year, and we’ve gotten to work with the top companies working in government market. Great growth means a need to hire great people. In the past year, I’ve been lucky enough to sort… Read more »
2015 has been an amazing year. In 2009, we had 20,000 GovLoop members. Today, I’m proud to say that number is over 250,000 members. And we are serving you in bigger and better ways. In April, we launched GovLoop Academy with more free on-demand training courses. And we’ve grown our staff to provide more free… Read more »
Last Monday, we experienced a major milestone at GovLoop – we moved into a new office. We are pretty excited with the new space and there’s a ton of exciting new features from sit-to-stand desks to office ping pong to lots of conference rooms and an amazing large kitchen. But behind that move was six… Read more »
This year, I was chosen as one of 60 Presidential Leadership Scholars and participated in the inaugural program that concluded in July. There were six sessions over six months that focused on four leadership abilities: Engaging Others Through Vision and Communication Making Decisions Working Collaboratively to Influence and Persuade Stakeholders Building Working and Strategic Partnerships… Read more »
The much-lauded federal retirement tsunami is upon us. More than a third of career federal employees will to be eligible to collect their end-of-career benefits by September 2017, compared to just 14 percent at the same time in 2012. The impending knowledge gap is going to be tremendous — thousands of career feds leaving the government and… Read more »
I have a big announcement (details below), but before I share the good news, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on why I created GovLoop (which I launched from my spare bedroom in summer of 2008). GovLoop started from a need I had as a government employee. Every day at DHS, my boss… Read more »
Khan Academy is changing how kids (and even adults!) are learning across the globe. With over 2,400 courses from arithmetic to physics and 100,000+ exercises, millions of people across the globe are learning from the world’s top experts at Khan. At the same time as this revolutionary change is taking place, it’s worth looking at… Read more »
Honestly, GovLoop started as just an idea of mine that it would be awesome to have a place online to learn from other awesome government employees. Fast forward five years and I’m still in shock that GovLoop has grown to over 150,000 federal, state and local government employees like you, who every day collaborate, share insights,… Read more »