Edward J. McDonough commented on the post, 5 Attributes of a Great Mentor – Do You Fit the Bill?, on the site GovLoop 2 years, 6 months ago
Please do not overlook the importance of informal mentorship. The attributes are the same, just without the formal program. I work for a small state agency (about 70 employees) with no formal program. But in my team of six, four of my 5 colleagues, including my boss, are all younger than my oldest kid. The 5th person is still a good 15 years…[Read more]
Edward J. McDonough replied to the topic Should the communications department remain in the shadows? in the forum Communications, Citizen Engagement, Customer Service 7 years ago
I certainly second the notion of changing the name of your shop to Public Information Office. Perhaps more important, the greatest value you can bring to the table is the ability to coordinate public safety messaging during an emergency (tornadoes, mass casualty incidents, chemical spills, etc.). Make sure you and your team (including PIOs…[Read more]
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