The first time a colleague known for his comedic antics came to my office, he commented on what he called an ‘I love me display’. He was referring to the display of awards I have received over the years. His comment was meant as a joke but I was taken aback. Although I am proudRead… Read more »
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In our agencies, without taking a look around we may think we’ve done all we can do and are getting the best results. Or as they say, getting “good enough for government” results.
Check out if you qualify for any of these awards for professional development, career advancement, mentorship, knowledge sharing, skill building, and goal achievement.
Nominate the best and brightest in government for a NextGen Public Service Award.
With the Emmy’s this past Sunday, Hollywood’s award season is underway. And in great news, more women and minorities took home the gold than ever before. But, what about Washington’s award season? How do we get more women and minorities recognized for their contributions to government? The answer is simple. Nominate them! The first step,Read… Read more »
Awards do so much more than inflate your professional ego. Receiving formal recognition for your leadership in or contributions to public service can boost your professional reputation with supervisors and colleagues, earn you credibility, and open doors to new opportunities.
Does your department do amazing work, yet you feel like there’s rarely any acknowledgement of your accomplishments? What about your team? Your boss? Or you?
At this year’s GovDelivery annual awards, you have the opportunity to expand your story beyond your organization and showcase your work on a national stage.
As you’ve probably heard, this week is Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW). It’s a week dedicated to recognizing government workers who go above and beyond to serve their city, state, or country. Of course, PSRW is definitely a week worth celebrating (if you aren’t yet, start by sending our free e-card). However, I don’t think one week is enoughRead… Read more »
Do you have a creative and effective government program or initiative, or know of one that deserves recognition? If so, Harvard’s Innovations in American Government Awards are now seeking applications for our 2016-2017 award cycle. Administered by the Ash Center at Harvard Kennedy School, the Award is given to programs that serve as examples ofRead… Read more »