An internship can be a great way to see if the public sector is right for you. Here’s some advice on how to kill the federal internship game from a millennial who has interned at two agencies.
Do you want to be energized, relaxed, focused or creative? The rhythms and tempos of musical sound can assist us in setting and maintaining our attention and focus by giving us that needed perk when we’re dragging or helping us to find peace and calm when we’re over-energized in some way.
For those who are a bit tired of fighting the good fight – whether it’s on women’s issues or any other cause – here are a few tips to keep yourself motivated:
One of President-elect Donald Trump’s primary campaign promises was to reduce inefficiency and red tape in government. If he’s serious, here are some areas he and Congress may want to consider.
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The challenge for agencies is finding skilled, younger workers to replace an aging workforce. They are driven by mission and a strong sense of purpose to transform their communities and the nation for the better. This sense of purpose is what agencies must tap into when recruiting next-generation talent.
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If you receive a federal job offer as a non-fed (including as a federal contractor, Fellow or returning fed), you probably have the most negotiating power you will ever have in your federal career.
But recruiting isn’t just a one-way street, and hiring managers aren’t the only ones making decisions. Potential candidates are deciding if the agency is a good fit for them and if they want to be managers.
Open conflict, tense meetings, and burned bridges are all too common at work. If you’re thrown into an awkward situation with the expectation that you can make it better, try some of these strategies and see if they work for you. What other methods have you used to diffuse tough work situations?