federal salaries grew by 4.7 percent last year.
Meet Karla Aguirre, one of our NextGen Public Service Award finalists. Aguirre is the Director of Program and Training, Department of Workforce Services for the State of Utah. Her passion for public service and helping those in need is remarkable. Read on to learn more about the work that Aguirre is doing on a daily… Read more »
Meet Carol Johnson, one of our amazing NextGen Public Service Award finalists. Johnson is the Executive Director of the Arkansas Fair Housing Commission. Her passion for advocacy and helping those in need is truly inspiring. Read on to learn more about her incredible journey in government work.
A good meeting is a magical thing. Ideas flow, decisions are made, and everyone leaves invigorated and ready to take on the world. The problem is that good meetings – like most magical things – are rare beasts indeed. What should be a fantastic team tool often turns into a slogging, frustrating experience where nothing gets accomplished… Read more »
To mark the start of Public Sector Innovation Month 2015 in Australia, here’s a set of awesome and inspiring quotes from a diverse group of women and men who have dared to make a difference. Join the activities this July and be inspired to Dream, Dare, Do.
Meet Brodie Mack Jr! One of our incredible NextGen Public Service Award Finalists. His tireless dedication to keeping truck and bus drivers safe while protecting people from rogue movers show a humble and hardworking public servant. Read on to find out about this silent hero!
What are your long weekend plans? Mine include festivals, barbecues, fireworks, and catching up on some reading, the latter of which will probably be the easiest given the forecast. Whether you’ll be spending your weekend inside or outside, there are some great books to consider picking up that can offer some inspiration to take back… Read more »
Meet Illija Hardage, one of our NextGen Exemplary Leader Award finalists. Hardage is an Instructional Systems Specialist for the Human Capital Office where he helps with trainings. He is also the creator of Region 5 EPA Veterans Group. Read on to learn more about the inspiring story of Hardage and how he has become an… Read more »
We expect a lot from our government. Despite frequent funding constraints, we still expect agencies to deliver quality results to the public. High expectations externally drive high ones internally. As a result, government agencies are incredibly mission-driven. So when employees in the public sector act, their managers expect those actions to directly align with the… Read more »
A drive for self-improvement is crucial for career success, but too often we tend to focus on our weaknesses at the expense of building up our strengths. While it’s great to shore up skills that are lacking, it’s equally important to celebrate and improve on your natural talents. Why? Because it’s your strengths that will… Read more »