There’s a lot of talk in government about recruiting talent from Silicon Valley, private firms nationwide and directly from colleges and universities. But sometimes the perfect candidate for the job isn’t across the country or in a classroom; they’re down the hall or in a field office.
Sometimes we assume that all the “interview urban legends” will sneak up on us and prevent us from getting to the next step. It may help to know some of the “interview taboos” and learn how to move beyond them.
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The recent election results have made many federal employees anxious for their futures. In times of uncertainty, the best defense is a strong offense. And the best offense is to join a federal-employee union.
Did you know that there’s a non-profit organization whose only purpose is to help federal employees help each other during times of distress? Did you also know that this same group provides scholarships so federal employees and their immediate family members can afford college?
Politics aside, there are several proposed initiatives stated by President-elect Donald Trump during his campaign that will affect government employees across the board.
I believe that the military experience provides a unique perspective, and this perspective creates a certain kind of person: a leader.
Our challenge as leaders is in finding ways to motivate and communicate with the various generations in the workplace today.
The 1978 Civil Service Reform Act affects the working lives of federal employees every day. It codified merit systems principles and created a framework to resolve disputes involving them—a structure that remains in place and continues to benefit federal employees like you. Here’s an introduction to the law.
Is investing in employee engagement really worth it? How is that investment paying off in your office?