Telework: Productivity Not Presence Should Be the Measure of An Employee

Originally posted by Laureen Miles Brunelli, About.com Guide to Work-at-Home Moms Of course the big legislative news this week is the financial reform bill, but in other news, the House passed the Telework Improvement Act. The bill, which the Senate had already passed, calls for an increase in the number of telecommuting federal employees. President… Read more »

Meet the President? Yes, You Can…SAVE Him Some Money

Flash back to the GovLoop retro archives: President’s SAVE Award – Sounds Wicked Cool That was my blog post one year ago when I heard about President Obama’s new project that invites Federal employees to share money-saving ideas. Then this week, the White House sent me an email asking if GovLoop would help to promote… Read more »

Latest from Netherlands “GovLoop” – Civil Servant 2.0

Used Google Translate to offer the GovLoop community a glimpse of what’s happening with a sister community over in the Netherlands: Week 28 … Again, no World Cup, a grand welcome in Amsterdam. Netherlands loves to celebrate. The heat of summer days and holidays will thus gradually affect the activities ambtenaar20.nl. Also for editors. This… Read more »

Next Generation of Government Post Event PodCasts

Thanks to our friends at Human Resources IQ we have several post event podcasts from our awesome speakers at this year next Generation of Government Summit. Hear what the speakers though about the conference and also elaborate on their talks. http://www.humanresourcesiq.com/podcenter.cfm?externalID=598 – Nick Charney http://www.humanresourcesiq.com/podcenter.cfm?externalID=597 – Tom Fox http://www.humanresourcesiq.com/podcenter.cfm?externalID=599 – Misti Burmeister http://www.humanresourcesiq.com/podcenter.cfm?externalID=579 – Dave… Read more »

Have a Pulse

Want to do something incredible in your life? 1. Get excited. 2. Get a vision. 3. Get it done! It’s not rocket science. It’s more having a pulse. Be honest with who you are, what makes you tick, and what drives you to bliss (ie; what you’re doing when you forget to eat/sleep). The world… Read more »

Mary on Mentoring

Mary Cummings of NASA shared her experiences in setting up “Mentor and Reverse Mentoring” Programs and how to have a successful mentor relationship. There are many types of mentoring programs: – Formal – Informal – Traditional/One-on-One – Situational/Flash Mentoring – Peer – E-Mentoring – Group/One-to-Many – Reverse Mary shared an instance of where a very… Read more »

Learning Lessons from Senior Leaders (in 140 Characters or Less)

Career Conversations panel with Jim Williams (former GSA) and Lisa Schlosser (EPA), with awesome facilitation by Jeremy Rissi. For best results, read from the bottom up! nextgengovt: RT @ClearedJobsNet: get to know each other, emulate good leaders, know your leaders, don’t gossip & read about leadership as per Lisa Schlosser#ngg10 2 minutes ago via TweetDeck… Read more »