How Young is Too Young for Social Media?

As many of you know, the birth of my first child (a boy!) is imminent. We just crossed the 39-week mark yesterday and we are just buzzing with excitement in the Krzmarzick household. So I set up a Twitter handle for him already: @WizKidKriz And, of course, I am planning to create a GovLoop profile… Read more »

Project of the Week: Neighbors for Neighbors

How many neighbors do you know on your street? When was the last time you did something together as a community? Have you ever had to deal with crime in your neighborhood, or known a neighbor in need but did not know where to start? Well, if you lived in Joseph Porcelli’s neighborhood of Jamaica… Read more »

GovReads: “Achieving Project Management Success in the Federal Government”

A few years ago, I (Andrew Krzmarzick – the guy behind Dr. GovLoop) obtained my Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. It’s a grueling process, and I have a lot of respect for others who have taken the time to gain this credential. While there are tons of books written on the subject, very few (if… Read more »

FedRecruit: IT Kickoff Event (Phase II)

FedRecruit: IT Kickoff Event (Phase II)On Monday, March 8, the Partnership for Public Service released an issue brief on the state of the IT workforce that highlights the growing need for IT talent, an increasing retirement eligibility and insufficient talent pipelines. Link to the issue brief here:http://www.ourpublicservice.org/OPS/documents/IT%20Issue%20Brief%20Final.pdf The kickoff event highlighted the launch of Phase… Read more »

GovMadness – Fill Out Your Bracket

Ready for the BIG Dance?!? It is time for “Gov Madness”- Join the GovMadness group: ID#: 24678 password: awesome Get in on the excitement of this year’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament (AKA March Madness) with fellow GovLooper’s – it’s simple to play and fun when you win! Go head-to-head with colleagues, friends and Mr. GovLoop… Read more »