A leader’s job is to make sure the team’s purpose, relative to agency’s mission stays visible. If you do not, your team will stop thinking there is a reason to pursue this goal. Above all, this mindset will adversely impact the staying power of your team’s role in your agency.
Last month, as a part of the Cloud Smart strategy, OMB released a draft of a new memo on the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI). The memo seeks to maintain the overall goal of closing or consolidating data centers, based on a new definition. There are a number of new metrics in the memo around… Read more »
An organization’s website is often a stand-in for its brand – and its quality can impact how customers consider your jurisdiction over other options. Here are two more personas that are likely to treat your website as a barometer of your agency’s quality and abilities: tourists and job seekers.
The government has a great need for managers to recognize the downstream impact of running an understaffed team. Managers face the challenge of balancing organizational goals, maintaining morale, prioritizing work efforts and reducing attrition.
As part of any modernization/digitization effort, new technologies and strategies should be researched and understood before any plan is initiated. Let’s dive into how the digital environment is changing and how the network needs to change to support it.
Over the course of your career in government, you may well field news media requests. For some, that’s not a pleasant task. Here’s what you need to know to ensure your news interview is a great opportunity rather than a career crimper.
There are some things you can do to help keep yourself moving forward if you have extra time on your hands.
Here are four ways to be prepared and ahead of the game in this new employment at-will world.
Sunrise is a time to hit the pause button on the morning routine. I think I can speak for most professionals when I say the chaos of the work day seems to stifle most opportunities to seek out new ideas or solve current problems. So find your sunrise. Find your moment of pause.
Federal hiring regulations require most federal job openings to be advertised and filled through open competitions. But some job openings—and no one knows how many—are secretly targeted for a preselected applicant and are only advertised to mimic adherence to regulations.