Human Resources

Re: Career Fair at John Jay College – Master of Public Administration Students and Graduates

I am posting this again in hopes that you can help me recruit other NYC/NYS Employers for the Master of Public Administration Career Fair on April 25, 2009 from 11:30-3:00PM. This year’s career fair is made possible by the MPA Student Association at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the New York State PoliticalRead… Read more »

Gov 2.0 Camp: from the Twitterstream

Here’s another one of my soon to be patented (:->) reports from a conference I didn’t attend, brought to you through the benificence of the Twitterverse. Unfortunately, it isn’t as complete as I’d like. After TransparencyCamp, when I discovered that the Twitter Search runs out after 100 pages of history, I new I’d have toRead… Read more »

Crucial Conversations in Human Resource Management: From Affirmative Action to Cultural Competency

This workshop, which took place on Friday, March 20, 2009 at 9:00-10, was led by Dr. Cryshanna Jackson of Youngstown State University, Dr. RaJade Berry-James of The University of Akron and Dr. Brown. Providing Social Equity in the Workplace: The Case for Affirmative Action Dr. Jackson initiated the discussion by providing a brief historical timelineRead… Read more »

“Sweet GovTweets” – Friday 20th March 2009

(Republishing it since it disappears for some and not others.) Apologies for errors in advance: @you2gov: @wefollow #OpenGov #Gov20 #Politics @justgrimes: Good questions about archives, records management, digital preservation. Historical transparency is important #opengov http://bit.ly/AOFX9 @justgrimes: Archives & transparency; exactly what I’m writing about right now the importance and imperative of government web2.0 record keepingRead… Read more »

US Department of State’s Global Video Contest Winners Inspire Cross-Cultural Understanding

What do a 14-year-old freshman in Columbus, Nebraska; a 23-year-old software engineer in Bangalore, India; a 16-year-old senior in Recife, Brazil; and a 22-year-old Fulbright scholarship recipient from Wheaton, Illinois have in common? They share a strong desire to create bridges across cultures and their unique action and vision has earned each a video contestRead… Read more »

States Using Twitter to Convey Information About Stimulus Spending

I’ve found two states, Colorado and Nebraska, that are tweeting their spending of stimulus money. @CO_recovery @recoverynegov Examples from Nebraska feed: First Recovery Funds Awarded for State Road Improvements: Gov. Dave Heineman today an.. http://tinyurl.com/c954751:49 PM Mar 17th from twitterfeed Food Stamp Benefits to Increase in April: Food stamp benefits will increase starting .. http://tinyurl.com/c73pm55:50Read… Read more »

Job Vacancies and Communicating With the Silent Type

Originally posted at thegovgurus.com: An agency contact person is identified on the vacancy announcement of each federal job. Contact the agency contact person for your target job if you have any questions about: · How your application has faired thus far in the selection process. Yes, the agency contact person can and will tell youRead… Read more »