Please Respond to Survey on Social Media for Recruiting

The Partnership for Public Service and the Office of Personnel Management jointly sponsor the annual Effective Hiring Workshop series, which consists of 5 workshops a year on a variety of topics. We are planning one of these workshops (to be held in September 2009) to focus on federal agencies’ use of social media for recruiting.Read… Read more »

Yes It Rocked – Recapping The Awesome GovLoop Anniversary Parties

It’s Saturday and I’m recovering from a fantastic week. Quite superb. This week was GovLoop’s 1-year anniversary and I’ve been thinking for awhile how to mark the occasion. Well things started to come together in a number of awesome ways. On Tuesday in San Francisco, GovLoop teamed up with Gov 2.0 Club San Francisco toRead… Read more »

GovLoop Project of the Week: NNSA Summer Student Intern Program

Led by John Barry at the US Office of Personnel Management, the Federal government intends to make significant strides toward streamlining the hiring process in the near term. In the meantime, intern programs remain one of the most effective ways for agencies to attract and get acquainted with potential employees. USAJobs.gov has a lengthy listRead… Read more »

GovLoop Member of the Week: Benjamin Strong

If you’re on Twitter, you may have seen some of the great tweets from @Amver like: -> Nigerian rebels kidnap 6 crewmembers from chemical carrier Sichem Peace -> Boating tips for watching fireworks from boats -> U.S. House passes piracy amendment; military guards to man certain ships/cargoes -> Iranian naval ship stops pirate attack inRead… Read more »

10 Ways Social Media Will Improve Federal Acquisition

A couple months ago, I noticed a conversation on GovLoop regarding acquisition. Having spent the past ten years as a proposal writer that has responded to hundreds of Requests for Proposals on behalf of non-profit and educational institutions, I contributed six quick ideas to the discussion. Well, no good deed goes unpunished and those commentsRead… Read more »