Top 5 Things Not to Say When Teleworking

*********************************************************************** Not a Govloop Member? 30 Secs & Free to Join for Great Info & Perks *********************************************************************** 5 Things Not to Say When Teleworking Most of us are good teleworkers. Some are bad and abuse it. For those bad teleworkers, here are 5 things not to say when the boss calls while you are teleworking… Read more »

GovUp: We Love You San Francisco!

Last night we kicked off our GovLoop National tour and we definitely made the right choice starting in the city by the bay: San Francisco. First off I don’t think I’ve ever had a bad time when you get tons of Govies together and last night we packed the Minna Gallery with over 100 awesome… Read more »

Top 5 Government Jobs For Ashley Judd

*********************************************************************** Not a Govloop Member? 30 Secs & Free to Join for Great Info & Perks *********************************************************************** So Ashley Judd just finished her Masters of Public Administration at Harvard Kennedy School and is interested in public service. As a public service, here are 5 jobs she might be good at: 1) CFC Chairperson – Why… Read more »

Gov 2.0 Radio Recap – Jed Sundwell

Jed Sundwell, contractor for USA.gov and gobierno.gov, for 2 years -help develop and implement social media strategies -live in San Diego Open San Diego -volunteer-effort -non-profit – make info about San Diego freely to use -find data out there -an experiment in how to sell this concept -want to do prize/bounty for a specific dataset… Read more »

GovLaunch – Updates to OpenGov Scorecard

Did people see the White House updated its Open Gov Scorecard? I like the concept and it’s a good way to get started. Next step is really digging in – for example, not just who checked the public consultation scorecard but who is doing it well.. Thoughts? See at http://www.whitehouse.gov/open/around and below To review summaries… Read more »

Global Gov 2.0 – “Generation GovLoop” Provoking Profound Change? (France)

Originally posted on LeFigaro.fr by Jean-Sebastian Stehli on August 12, 2010 A funny thing is occuring in the U.S., a silent revolution that no one has yet registered, but whose impact on American society will be felt for half a century to come. In the next four years, nearly 500,000 baby boomer employees will retire…. Read more »

1% Inspiration and 99% Awesome

[I originally posted this on my blog – www.exhilauren.blogspot.com/] If you map the thought patterns of the creatives out there (ie; people with ideas), especially when he/she is in his creative element/moment/inspiration, you might see something like this: photo credit www.mindmapinspiration.com Ah yes. If you can relate, you’ll know that when you’re in this type… Read more »

AFGE Combats Demonizing Federal Service

Pretty interesting…glad AFGE is defending federal service AFGE CHALLENGES ATTACKS AGAINST FEDERAL WORKFORCE, PROMOTES PUBLIC SERVICES Nation’s Largest Federal Employee Union Launches Good Government Advertising Campaign (WASHINGTON) – The American Federation of Government Employees, which represents 600,000 workers in 75 different federal and DC government agencies, today, launched a nationwide radio ad campaign reminding listeners… Read more »

GovLoop on HuffPo: “3 Signs That Government Is More Innovative Than Ever”

A few weeks ago, Mr. GovLoop started blogging for the Huffington Post. We’re pretty jazzed about it and our main goal is to highlight and honor your awesomeness through this increased visibility. For instance, our newest post is titled: “3 Signs That Government is More Innovative Than Ever” Basically, we talk about our new “GovLaunch”… Read more »