Career

Jana Gallatin – GovLoop’s Member of The Week

Jana, your passion for preserving and organizing historical records in Government is well known here on GovLoop. How did you come to first be interested in this mission? I’ve always been kind of a history fan and am interested in government policy. My first brush with records management was when I was a soldier assignedRead… Read more »

Time-Saver Outreach Invitation for OSDBU specialists!

Hi! Want a painless, genuinely enjoyable way to add to your small business outreach? Especially if you want to reach more SDVOB’s? Let me help. I’m Judy Bradt, host of the American Small Business Coalition’s Business Over Breakfast… I’d love to see you there — it’s just 90 minutes of pure networking and a greatRead… Read more »

Discovering Your Passion through Humble Practice and Outrageous Play

A playful challenge from an audience member helps bring to life the importance of searching for and developing your passion, whether in the face of skepticism, long periods of self-doubt and/or having to accept (even better, learn to play with and laugh at) your own flaws and foibles. Setting the stage for the dramatic closeRead… Read more »

Bridging Cultural Diversity through Multiple Intelligence, Conflict Styles and Interactive 4 “H” — Healing, Humanizing- High-Performing and Harmonizing — Humor

Wanted to share a new program. Feel free to share/pitch to others, etc. Over the years, I’ve heard some complaints about cultural diversity programs too often turning into prickly or preachy affairs. Of course, this is a sensitive topic. Thought it was time for a very different approach. Any comments are appreciated. Mark ————— BridgingRead… Read more »

Federal Eye: Census Nominee Vote Expected Today

Later today the Senate is scheduled to vote on the nomination of Robert Groves to serve as the next director of the U.S. Census Bureau following more than a month of objections from Republican lawmakers. Debate on the Groves nomination begins around 4:30 p.m., with a vote slated to start an hour later, according toRead… Read more »

Don’t miss the event of this fall: National NIEM Trng Event in Baltimore on Sep 30- Oct 2

Come and learn about “The Tools to Make IT More Agile and Cost-Efficient!” The NIEM National Training Event, the definitive conference on the National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) and information sharing, is expected to draw more than 600 IT professionals from around the United States. The event will be held at the Hilton Baltimore inRead… Read more »

Federal Eye: When to Quit Government Work

“The Dean” David Broder wrote earlier this week about the recent death of former defense secretary Robert McNamara and Sarah Palin’s surprise resignation. He uses both departures to discuss when public officials should hang it up and leave, concluding that neither McNamara or Palin serve as good examples. Writes David: It was not until 1995,Read… Read more »

Web 2.0 Can Recruit New Workforce

From Federal Computer Week As the discussion about acquisition reform continues in Congress and throughout the federal government, a new emphasis is emerging on workforce development as critical to successful acquisitions. Concern about the nearing wave of large-scale retirements has grown for the past several years, yet no good solution has emerged. Recent press coverageRead… Read more »

Sweet GovTweets 07.09.2009

I’m back— I have been on vacation! hehe I understand while I was away, some of you federal folks had some problems with computer viruses, or such. Last week, a Trojan horse invaded my computer. When I ran my very sophisticated internet security software, it indicated that the problem *might* have originated from a fileRead… Read more »