Pearl Kim wrote a new post, How the CDC Used Metrics to Communicate COVID-19 Info Online, on the site GovLoop 1 week, 2 days ago
At GovLoop’s online training Wednesday, Digital Metrics Lead for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Fred Smith shared how the agency communicated COVID-19 information online.
By March, the p […]
Pearl Kim wrote a new post, The Library of Congress’ Friendship-Based Model for Growth, on the site GovLoop 2 weeks, 3 days ago
At the Library of Congress (LOC), the digital learning options are vast and varied. As a library, of course, it may have that advantage. While it offers resources for learners around the country, it has also been […]
Pearl Kim wrote a new post, From ‘Google, Foogle!’ to Digitally Skilled Employees, on the site GovLoop 2 weeks, 5 days ago
In early March, the Director of Human Resources at Anne Arundel County, Maryland’s Department of Health, Grace Jibril, joined GovLoop online to speak about reskilling and upskilling. Days after the webinar, the W […]
In the tale of Rumpelstiltskin, a young miller’s daughter is tricked into giving her most valuable possessions to a little man. First a necklace, then a ring. Then with nothing left to give, she’s forced to pro […]
Pearl Kim wrote a new post, How Agencies Can Support Employee Learning Now and Later, on the site GovLoop 3 weeks, 1 day ago
If pandemic-induced telework has proven anything, it’s that civil servants can up their digital skills when they need to. They just need the right incentive and the right kind of agency support.
Organizations c […]
Under extraordinary circumstances of stress, conflict at work is inevitable. Contention needs to be managed not by sweeping it under the rug, but by baring it in the open through honest and transparent […]
It’s exceedingly rare to come across people who possess all the data skills for digital transformation. In the human resources world, they call that a skill gap. At the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the B […]
Pearl Kim wrote a new post, 4 Takeaways to Take the Power of (Unconscious) Bias Away, on the site GovLoop 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Sometimes biases can be trivial, like preferring the color blue over orange. Other times, they can significantly impact people’s lives and careers, often negatively for those who are women and non-white. Last y […]
Pearl Kim wrote a new post, NOAA Fisheries CIO: Tech Resilience Comes From Our People, on the site GovLoop 4 weeks, 1 day ago
In the midst of crises such as Hurricane Laura, police brutality and a global health pandemic, agencies like the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are especially attentive to building […]
Pearl Kim wrote a new post, A Lot You Believe About Leadership Is a Lie: Here Are 5 Truths, on the site GovLoop 1 month, 1 week ago
As all leaders do, Dr. Brandi Baldwin had to work through some complexes around what she believed leadership was.
“When you think about leadership as we’ve known it, quite frankly it’s been a lie,” Baldwin […]
Pearl Kim wrote a new post, 5 Resources to Improve Your (Digital) Communication Skills, on the site GovLoop 1 month, 1 week ago
As one GovLoop contributor put it, just because we have more ways to communicate with each other, doesn’t necessarily mean we communicate that well. Video conferences, phone calls, chat messages, emails, shared d […]
Holistic data management means breaking silos to leverage data agencywide for business-focused results. At GovLoop’s online training Thursday, government and industry experts discussed why holistic data m […]
If you could time travel to before the pandemic, what would you tell yourself then that you know now?
At GovLoop’s virtual summit Thursday, the closing keynote speaker Britni Saunders, State Personnel D […]
For the city of Sparks, Nevada, the first two weeks of remote work hurt a little.
One of the main sources of pain was cybersecurity. “We were building up security to be adequate for [a non-COVID-19] e […]
Pearl Kim wrote a new post, Match Employee Skills to Customer Needs for Happy Customer Experience, on the site GovLoop 1 month, 3 weeks ago
To serve its customers best, the Defense Digital Service (DDS) recruits employees with the skills and capabilities its customers need.
“One of DDS’ values is, ‘No one else is coming. It’s up to us.’ Everyone […]
Pearl Kim wrote a new post, HHS Improves Grants Management for CARES Act Funding, on the site GovLoop 1 month, 4 weeks ago
In 2017, the Health and Human Services Department (HHS) launched an initiative to make grants management more efficient. Little did the agency know that the initiative would improve operations for an emergency […]
Pearl Kim wrote a new post, ‘In Every Crisis, There’s Opportunity,’ Says FDIC CIO, on the site GovLoop 2 months ago
It’s difficult to change how people work, but inevitably, the pandemic has forced government employees to change their habits.
The opportunities for technology to be adopted and embraced like never before is t […]
At GovLoop’s online training Thursday, local government and industry panelists spoke about what they experienced in recent months around continuity of operations (COOP).
“All government agencies understand tha […]
Pearl Kim wrote a new post, What to Keep in Mind When Evolving Your Security Philosophy to Zero Trust, on the site GovLoop 2 months, 1 week ago
One of the key components to successfully adopting zero trust is communication.
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has already been taking steps toward implementing zero trust in some areas, and the […]
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