Gaurav Gara, CIO of Santa Clara shares how Open Data revolutionized his city’s planning for the Super Bowl in everything from public safety to traffic planning. Useful pointers on how these best practices can be applied to hyperlocal events and to world-wide phenomena like the 2016 Olympics. Read more on Socrata’s blog:
Shany started the topic How are you meeting the mandate to consolidate data center and streamline services? in the forum Department of Defense 8 years, 3 months ago
Is the pressure to streamline services and consolidate data centers driving you towards cloud and virtualization? Many say that these technologies will drive savings and efficiency yet there are several challenges that arise along the way.
Iron Bow Technologies and Dell have launched a short survey called “Angry-Admins” to better understand how…[Read more]
Shany started the topic What are the biggest challenges in cloud adoption? in the forum Technology 8 years, 3 months ago
The conversations in government IT groups today are typically focused in the areas of cloud, virtualization, mobility and security. In an effort to learn more about how these technologies are shifting views and trends, Iron Bow Technologies and Dell are launching a new survey that focuses on the current challenges between cloud and virtulization…[Read more]
A client of mine recently went out and met with a spokesperson for the D.C. Capital Bikeshare program. We filmed it and captured some great footage. Here is a link to the video.
It was really interesting to hear about the technology that was used to maintain the program and ensure availability of bikes not to mention that they have to have…[Read more]
Glad we connected on GovLoop. If you are interested in other State & Local Resources, check out Gov2Social. http://www.gov2social.com is a compilation of social media usage across state and local government. So if you or your government employer want to be listed, you can add yourself in.
Any feedback that you have would be…[Read more]
Are you represented on Gov2Social? BLOG: State and Local Government Embrace Gov 2.0 too. There is a lot of chatter about federal agencies using social media tools floor Gov 2.0. What about state and local government? Gov2Social is capturing S&L government activities in their database. List yourself today. Also check out the blog to see some stats…[Read more]
Shany started the topic New Ways of Thinking? Federal Agency Hiring Processes in the forum Human Resources 10 years, 3 months ago
I just posted a blog from the folks at Monster Government Solutions on how the Department of Veteran Affairs has used new, innovated thinking to recruit and hire talent. Click here to view the blog post.Do you have another example of how recruiters are using new innovative approaches to identify qualified candidates and reduce time to hire? Share…[Read more]
Shany started the topic What technologies are you using to improve recruiting and hiring? in the forum Human Resources 10 years, 5 months ago
A new blog
post on Unleash the Monster features
the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and their use of virtual
events and Skype to conduct interviews. In light of the recent
Presidential mandate to improve hiring processes, this seems like a step
in the right direction. Do you have any other examples of how federal
agencies are improving…[Read more]
Shany started the topic What new technologies are you using to improve recruiting and hiring processes? in the forum Federal Recruiters 10 years, 5 months ago
A new blog post on Unleash the Monster features the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and their use of virtual events and Skype to conduct interviews. In light of the recent Presidential mandate to improve hiring processes, this seems like a step in the right direction. Do you have any other examples of how federal agencies are improving…[Read more]
@1p0pkuujta2xfTricia, thanks for the comment on the 2010 trends in hiring post that I posted earlier this month. I was wondering if you’d be interested in doing a quick guest post for us on Unleash the Monster regarding what you are seeing in terms of challenges in hiring at the state level. You can find the blog at http://www.unleashthemonster.net. Let…[Read more]
Shany replied to the topic What should recruiters be thankful for this holiday season? in the forum Human Resources 10 years, 11 months ago
Martha and Bruce, thanks for your replies! Good insight.
If you are ever up in the Columbia area you must check out Victoria Gastro Pub. Food with a twist and great atmosphere. I loved the oysters and duck fat fries. They have Lobster grilled cheese and Blue Moon Fish and Chips. http://www.victoriagastropub.com/
Shany started the topic What should recruiters be thankful for this holiday season? in the forum Human Resources 11 years ago
We are looking to do a fun post for Monster on the top 10 things recruiters should be thankful for this season. I’d love to get your input. What are the biggest challenges that recruiters are facing and what makes it worthwhile?
Interested in hearing state and local government initiatives to build out local workforces. What is being done? Here is an example of what the State of Ohio is doing – http://www.unleashthemonster.net/categoryblog/104-when-it-comes-to-creating-jobs-ohio-means-business
Shany replied to the topic Why the lack of progress in recruiting Hispanics into government service? in the forum Human Resources 11 years ago
Diversity is an issue for recruiters in the government space. I work with the folks at Monster Government Solutions and when I saw your comment it got me thinking about what sort of stats are out there regarding the importance of diversity. Here is a recent blog post on diversity that their team has written. The post links to a more in-depth study…[Read more]
Shany started the topic What are agencies doing to prepare for Dec. 15 OMB Deadline? in the forum Federal Recruiters 11 years ago
In June, OMB Director Peter R. Orszag set expectations in a memo for federal agencies to make considerable progress in four key areas of hiring:
* Map an end-to-end hiring process
* Produce ‘plain English’ job announcements in fewer than 5 pages
* Establish applicant status notification at 4 points throughout the hiring process
* Engage hiring…[Read more]
Monster Government Solutions just wrote a blog post about the lengthy federal hiring process based on a speech given by John Berry at Partnership for Public Service. Thought you might be interested in what they said. You can go to http://www.unleashthemonster.net to read this post and others on federal personnel issues.
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