Government organizations that handle collections have similar business challenges regardless of agency focus and mission. Let’s face it, debtors can be elusive. They are often hard to find and even more difficult to collect upon when information and processes are lacking. To accelerate debt recovery, governments must focus on optimization – particularly, streamlining how resourcesRead… Read more »
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Have you ever been called to give advice to someone just starting their career? Heck, have you ever considered giving yourself a career checkup? Letters To A Young Scientist by Pulitzer Prize winning author Edward O. Wilson is a delight. Twenty one “letters” (actually each is more focused than a letter, how about a greatRead… Read more »
On today’s program Meet the fed who is working to investigate traffic accidents — and make sure they don’t happen again. His work has made him a finalist for the Service to America Medals. Click here for the full story. Predicting wildfires — there’s an app for that. You’ll meet the Code for America FellowRead… Read more »
I decided I was going to read a book a week for a year, here’s a quick review of this week’s book. You can see the ongoing list here. Basic Info Bureaucratically Incorrect: Letters to a Young Public Servant by Bob Chartier Why I bought it Although I had been looking for this book forRead… Read more »
So you know how to write a Hamburger Essay. So what, right? How does this translate into a top notch cover letter? Before I get too deep into this topic, I need to explain my philosophy on cover letters (and resumes too, for that matter). I am a utilitarian — give the employer what theyRead… Read more »
There is a lot of confusion about cover letters. Cover letters are not: * An opportunity to write about your life story and life philosophy * A chance to write about tell your entire career history * A place to explain why you left each of your past employers or to focus in detail aboutRead… Read more »
This is a repost from by blog recoveringfed.com. I was in Manhattan this weekend doing the Broadway show thing, staying at a hotel in the 50’s on Lexington Avenue. Great location but the street noise makes it tough to sleep. No matter how high up you are, you can hear what’s going on in theRead… Read more »
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