More Details – Recruiting/Hiring Students and Recent Grads

More information from John Berry on Executive Order 13562: On December 27, 2010, President Obama signed Executive Order 13562 entitled “Recruiting and Hiring Students and Recent Graduates.” The principal purpose of the order is to establish a comprehensive structure to help the Federal Government be more competitive in recruiting and hiring talented individuals who areRead… Read more »

Get Your GovLoop On Hootsuite

Are you an avid tweeter? facebooker? Well if so we’ve got good news now you can send your tweets and status updates straight to GovLoop at the same time you are sending them to facebook and twitter. Thanks to a Ning upgrade we here at GovLoop have synced with Hootsuite. For those of you unfamiliarRead… Read more »

Top 5 – Social Media Tips for New Governors and Their Staff

This month, a number of new governors will be transitioning into office. Most of these governors used online media to win their campaigns (from campaign web sties, email lists to Facebook pages, Twitter feeds, Google/FB ads, and more). As they transition into governing, I have 5 quick tips on how to build upon their desireRead… Read more »

Live Chat Thursday: Learn How to Have Meaningful Social Media Convos with Citizens

Most people are connected to social media but a large majority of those people really have no clue to push technology to enable meaningful conversations. Well fear not because GovLoop is bringing on an expert. Next Thursday from 2:00PM-2:30PM Mike Dover co-author of Wikibrands and Managing Partner of Socialstruct Advisory Group will be on theRead… Read more »

10 Tips For Designing a Great Facebook Quiz

Let’s say you’re the California Avocado Commission. You want to create awareness around avocados. Why? Perhaps your avocados aren’t getting the consumer love they once did, or you recently had a recall and want to get the facts straight with weary buyers. What do you do? Create a Facebook quiz! I know, I know it’sRead… Read more »

Daily Dose: Has a ‘WikiLeaks Wave’ Crashed into Your Agency?

It looks like the WikiLeaks fiasco has generated something akin to a security tsunami, crashing into agencies and forcing them to take a closer look at their information protection protocols. Ed O’Keefe at the Washington Post shares some perspective in this post: WikiLeaks prompts government to order detailed security reviews Ed explains: The WikiLeaks sagaRead… Read more »