My number one tip for young professionals, is don’t put on airs as if a certain task is below you or your pay grade. Everyone can make copies, book a conference room, or get down in the weeds, once and awhile. If you avoid such work, and treat them with derision, you will alienate the admin staff who you will eventually need in your corner.
We are open for business! I’m based in DC at FEMA HQ and I’ve worked for the agency for the past 8 years, doing a little bit of everything for them. I began my career as a Local Hire in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina and have been on this roller coaster ever since.
Originally from Philadelphia, I never envisioned a career in…[Read more]
Poll of the Week
Could your inbox use a little more awesome?
Sign up to get a daily dose of awesome gov-focused resources, trainings, blogs and articles to help you do you job better.