TheGovGurus’ Present Weekly Best Career Advice

From (a GovLoop production) – check it out for top-notch gov’t career advice: Best Weekly Career Advice from Around the Web: Another Excel Tip – Robert Hacker 5 Emerging Trends from The Recession – Penelope Trunk Whose the Lebron James of Your Hiring Mangers – HR Capitalist The Four Biggest Reasons for Generational ConflictRead… Read more »

My New Gov News Site –

So I’m launching a new site today in beta called Basically, it’s all your favorite gov’t news in one spot voted on by you and your peers. Kind of like a Digg for Gov’t. -There are upcoming stories that are new -And there are popular stories that have been voted up by you andRead… Read more »

Looking for GovLoop Volunteers – Project of the Week

I’m starting a new series called “Project of the Week.” Basically, it’s a follow-up to “Member of the Week” where currently GovLoop Community Leaders interview members The idea for “Project of the Week” is GovLoop Community Leaders will interview/highlight a project from a GovLoop member. Could be a new website, a new HR initiative, aRead… Read more »

GovLoop Survey – What Area Do You Work In?

The latest GovLoop survey question was “What Area Do You Work In?” The results are: 14.3% Workforce 49.0% Technology 4.1% Finance 25.5% Marketing/PR 7.1% Operations Pretty interesting findings. There are a lot of technologists on GovLoop which has sparked a pretty interesting discussion in the forums about it (Lots of Technologists Here). My thoughts areRead… Read more »

How to Ride The Federal Hiring Wave

Originally posted at There is one – and only one – nationwide employer that will continue to annually fill hundreds of thousands of high-paying, secure, dynamic jobs no matter how bad the economy may get. Who is this employer? The federal government, which will annually hire more than 200,000 new employees throughout the U.S.Read… Read more »

Got State and Local Gov 2.0 Examples?

Greetings GovLoopers! In light of Nicole Crane’s previous blog post, I’m inspired to ask for your help. Next week, I am delivering a webinar on Web 2.0 and government for the California Certified Public Manager Program. To date, my presentation has included mostly Federal examples. Since the audience will be state and local employees, I’dRead… Read more »