Eight tips from a seasoned govie to a new one.
Posts By Yolanda Smith
How does your work environment stack up?
A number of years ago I left the private sector to work for local government. I wish I could say that it was a smooth, planned transition but I did the thing that is never ever recommended. I quit.
Take these tips into consideration when you need to de-stress at work.
Each generational group has different expectations with regard to work, how they expect to get it done, and what they expect to get out of it. The key to being a good manager is understanding and working with these differences.
The gig economy could be the future of the workforce. Check out what it means for your agency.
In the workplace, difficult co-workers can make our lives miserable. Interactions with difficult people leave you feeling angry, resentful, or frustrated. Sometimes the best way to overcome these feelings is to take a step back and understand the root causes that drive difficult people to be troublesome.
Motivation and engagement are related to several factors, the least of which is money. However, at the end of the day, productivity is connected to how happy people feel while they are on the job. But what about your organization’s credibility? Credibility is built or destroyed based on whether or not your actions are authentic,… Read more »
If you think you left the bullies behind you, on the playground back in middle school, you may be wrong. Several years ago I researched a workplace phenomenon called ‘mobbing’.
Most folks already know or suspect they are being monitored online by their employer. What are the ways in which this happens?