Poll Results – Where the Gov’t Jobs Are?

I was pleasantly surprised to see the results of the most recent bi-weekly GovLoop poll: “How did you get your first job with the government?” The results were: 30.8% Student Internship 7.7% Leadership Programs (such as PMF) 30.8% USAJOBS 0.0% Job Fair 30.8% Referral From Friend I think this poll is good information for those… Read more »

GovLoop and Gov 2.0

I just got back from two days at the Harvard Kennedy School for the Government 2.0 conference hosted in conjunction with nGenera (the Wikinomics crew). I was there on a panel speaking about Young Government Leaders and discussing what it will take to get a new generation into government (I think the answer looks a… Read more »

Dealing With Email

Ahhh… The life of the 2008 government worker. Full of hours on Outlook (except you poor Lotus lovers) reading, writing, and loving email. And then there is managing email on the Blackberry. If you don’t watch yourself, you can end up spending all day on email. As such, you need a system to manage emails…. Read more »

Poll Results and New Poll

The results from last week’s poll for best government trade magazine came in at: 50% Federal Computer Week 10% Federal Times 30% Government Executive 10% Does US Weekly Count? I’m glad to see US Weekly did not win as I was a little concerned at the beginning. I guess people care more about IPV6 than… Read more »

Success is That Easy

Since my last post discussed dealing with failure, I wanted to come back with a blog on success. I once wrote a 800 word essay with tips for success for Gen Y. While it never came out (you can thank some merciless editors), I don’t think I need 800 words to summarize my article. You… Read more »