Lessons From My Childhood – S.P.U.D.

By almost any measure, I had a very typical ’70s childhood. We lived in a young subdivision, explored everything, got in big trouble, suffered injuries, had divorced parents and viewed the world with an overarching sense of wonder and opportunity. We were a very creative group of kids, and since our parents weren’t wealthy we… Read more »

As Goes January…

Unlike in December, the market could not overcome the poor jobs report on Friday as stocks dropped sharply, closing at their lowest levels of the day. Not a good start to January. As the old adage says; As goes January, so goes the year. Some take it a step further and say; As goes the… Read more »

GovLoop Member of the Week – Tom Melancon, Technical Writer, Department of Labor

I’m delighted to have been able to interview my fellow Seattleite, Tom Melancon, “Civil Savant”– Technical Writer, Department of Labor. My sincere thanks to Tom for taking the time to give this interview! What is your role with the Department of Labor? My position is called Technical Writer, in the Department of Labor, Employment Standards… Read more »

How Technology Changes & Communications Impact Target Audiences

Strategic communications, education or information outreach when applied effectively means really knowing your taget audience as a critical component to any campaign and its success. Often times, informaiton is put out, but at times there is a major “disconnect” between the outreach and the end user. I thought of this video of an elderly women… Read more »