Often called the Oscars for government employees, the Sammies represent the best and brightest government employees. And man, do they deserve some recognition. The Sammies honorees break down barriers, overcome huge challenges and get results. Whether they’re defending the homeland, protecting the environment, ensuring public safety, making scientific and medical discoveries, or responding to natural… Read more »
We all know how important it is to make connections, especially if you happen to be in DC. Network, network, network! That’s probably the number one piece of advice you’ve heard as a millennial. But it can be hard to make connections when you’re just entering the professional world for government. Fortunately, there are a… Read more »
Do you feel like you are trapped in your job? I think we’ve all felt that way occasionally, but if you often feel like an animal that needs to chew off its foot to escape the trap of your job, your stress could lead to health impacts.
NASA, Federal Trade Commission and the Office of Management and Budget had the highest engagement score — 78 percent — among large agencies. For small agencies, U.S. Trade and Development Agency, Federal Labor Relations Authority and Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service saw the highest engagement scores.
High performers – like you! – by definition can do a lot, and so they do. Which is great, except when it winds up with you bailing others out too much of the time.
Want to mentor someone but not sure how to do that? Read these tips from other mentors to make the most our of your mentorship.
This week’s post shares three essential skills for all govies
Most applicants don’t bother to write thank-you letters. Therefore, your letter will help you stand out from the thankless masses.
Simply asking for the job isn’t enough to land a position but, backed by your skills and qualifications, confidence and enthusiasm can go a long way.
There is certainly nothing wrong with having expert knowledge and skills in our area, but sometimes shaking things up a bit can do a lot for helping with a fresh perspective and enjoyment. Whether you do something different with your key work skills or take up something on a personal basis, you can reap many… Read more »