GovLoop Survey – Where Do You Work?

In the last GovLoop poll, we asked “Where do you work?” The response was: 48.0% Federal Government 10.6% State Government 18.2% Local Government 13.1% Gov’t Consulting 3.5% Professor/Student 6.6% Other My take-away from the poll is that GovLoop has a great diversity of thought leaders surrounding government. While federal government represent almost half of member,… Read more »

10 Secrets for Landing a Federal Job

From TheGovGurus.com: 1. KNOCK ON THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S FRONT DOOR AND BACK DOOR: Most job seekers look for federal openings only on USAJOBS (usajobs.opm.gov), the federal government’s official jobs website. But there are plenty of other ways to land federal jobs.For example, employment agencies and consulting firms frequently place employees on contract jobs in federal… Read more »

GovLoop T-Shirt Design Contest

I’m trying to create a GovLoop t-shirt and I’m looking for your help. Yes you 🙂 I’ve taken a first stab at a GovLoop t-shirt but I think it could be improved: http://www.cafepress.com/govloop.337178176# As such I’m opening it up to the creativity of GovLoop members. Create your own GovLoop t-shirt (cafepress or uberprints preferably). Try… Read more »

I Am Public Service – Great Work, In Your Own Words

By now, you are wondering “What’s that banner ad that says iampublicservice.org?” Many of you have clicked on it and learned that it’s a new site that we’ve launched to highlight and honor the heroic work of public servants like you. Here’s a screen shot: A recent survey by Gallup and the Partnership for Public… Read more »

GovLoop Contest Winner – George Washington University!

The GovLoop Battle of Colleges Charity Contested has officially ended with the winner being the George Washington University. 2nd place goes to George Mason University and 3rd place goes to American University. Despite our range of members, I guess the D.C. connection is strong although if given another week or so I’m guessing you would… Read more »

“Generation No” – Insighting an Intergenerational War

I just received today’s installment of “The Daily Pipeline” from the Partnership for Public Service and was angered when I read the opinion piece by Thomas Schweich entitled “Generation No.” Here’s how he starts his thoughts: “You know you have arrived when you get interviewed by the 29-year-old instead of the 22-year-old,” the 57-year-old foreign… Read more »