Human Resources

Project of the Week – Federally Employed Women and the National Training Program

This week’s Project of the Week features the Federally Employed Women organization. Thanks to GovLoop member Patt Franc and to Sue Webster and Rachel Combs of FEW for sharing their story. Federally Employed Women (FEW) is 4000 members strong and is a private, non-profit organization founded in 1968 after the issuance of Executive Order 11375Read… Read more »

Happy Fourth of July (and RIP Steve McNair) From The Hokie Guru, Govloop’s Bureaucrat on Sports

Happy Fourth of July… our country is massively awesome!! Have a great holiday and weekend. Here’s sports teaser for you college football fans (like the Hokie Guru) that can’t wait for college football: College Gameday starts it all!! 🙂 You can’t see me… but I’m dancing by my computer!! 🙂 This, of course, is theRead… Read more »

10 Ways Social Media Will Improve Federal Acquisition

A couple months ago, I noticed a conversation on GovLoop regarding acquisition. Having spent the past ten years as a proposal writer that has responded to hundreds of Requests for Proposals on behalf of non-profit and educational institutions, I contributed six quick ideas to the discussion. Well, no good deed goes unpunished and those commentsRead… Read more »

Sweet GovTweets 07.01.2009

Happy 4th of July eve, eve, eve … I just LOVE this holiday! I hope you all have fun family plans.Ok, maybe just ..fun plans? 🙂 Everyone was just very, very chatty today … great info (everyone is really really ready for the HOLIDAY!) I am having guests for part of a long week, andRead… Read more »

Sweet Gov Conference Tweets – Social Media Strategies for DoD and Government (#idga)

Social Media Strategies for DoD and Government held June 23-25, 2009 at the Hilton McClean Tyson’s Corner (IDGA = Institute for Defense and Government Advancement) Here are the Twitter-related stats for this conference followed by the Twitter stream: * 765 tweets * 49 contributors * 109.3 tweets per day * 86.8% come from “The TopRead… Read more »

Sweet GovTweets 06.23.2009

Good evening, I have been working on this summary on and off all day …can we say l.o.q.u.a.c.i.o.u.s.? I had to cut out the posts that were Word – For – Word tweets of conferences. I believe Pam is going to look at posting these; but as for Sweet GovTweets …if you are posting 60Read… Read more »

Sweet GovTweets 06.19.2009

Wonderful Friday! Today I added some posts from #OpenCode that I thought were interesting. Tonight: University of Arkansas v. LSU College World Series. Go Hogs! Image via Wikipedia Caroline @WiiPigSooie Blog WiiPigSooie alexwied: Just added myself to the http://wefollow.com twitter directory under: #opensource #oss #accenture 14 minutes ago from WeFollow • Reply • View TweetRead… Read more »

Records Managers are the Original Knowledge Managers

I had an interesting conversation with two very intelligent and motivated gentlemen yesterday morning to discuss the focus and purpose of DoD 5015.02-STD. That is a series of blog posts itself. Bumper Stickers At the end of the conversation, Mark mentioned that if we (Records Managers) can link into the current buzz over Knowledge Management,Read… Read more »

Sweet Gov Conference Tweets – Blog Potomac Part 4 (#blogpotomac)

10:45 am bRCGST: #blogpotomac trend? RIHANNA SEX TAPE released .. so sad http://xrl.us/beuvob 10:46 am clairethomey: #blogpotomac is starting up again after lunch and networking break. 10:46 am nathanbetz: RT @MktgJobsDC: …spammers jumping in on #blogpotomac. Check out this great article on real-time twitter spam. http://bit.ly/VCJyL 10:46 am sliqviq: @LYF108 getting a shot out atRead… Read more »

Sweet Gov Conference Tweets – Blog Potomac Part 1 (#blogpotomac)

BlogPotomac was a social media marketing event which took place June 12, 2009, in Falls Church, VA. This conference was trending on Twitter through a good portion of the day. Only the Tweets from the day of the conference are posted below. (The posts also had to be split into more than one blog postRead… Read more »