At last! A bit of guidance is surfacing about social networks and the employer-employee relationship. Coming to you via a recent decision by way of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), “employees have the right to freely comment on workplace issues over social networks.” In their ruling, the NLRB, found that the “employee’s Facebook postingsRead… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Blogging
…yep, BAD – Blog Action Day! If you haven’t been paying attention the last few years, Blog Action Day is an annual event held every October 15 that unites the world’s bloggers in posting about the same issue on the same day with the aim of sparking a global discussion and driving collective action. ThisRead… Read more »
[Note: Cross posted from cpsrenewal.ca] When I tell people I blog about the public service they usually tell me I’m crazy. When I tell them that I’ve been doing it for two years without major incident they are skeptical. My contemporaries are told to stop or to take “great care in what they write”. IfRead… Read more »
Over the past few weeks, we have been impressed with the increasing number of excellent, original blog posts on GovLoop. Collectively, the insight and expertise of the people gathered in this community is nothing short of extraordinary. A couple days ago, I read and commented on 4-5 posts that cover topics like leadership, collaboration, innovationRead… Read more »
I was delighted to have the opportunity to interview Mark Lloyd, Chief Executive ofCambridgeshire County Council (in the UK), recently. Since taking up his post, Mark has written a prolific internal blog about his work at the Council to inform and engage with his colleagues at all levels of the organisation.
I wrote on my personal blog about the state of blogging in public services in the UK. “I think we need a strong, vibrant blogging community in and around government providing some real analysis of what is happening, and some real thought-leadership in terms of what should be happening.” What is the state of theRead… Read more »
There are still plenty of locally elected folks, particularly those for whom elected office is not their ‘day job,’ who are ignoring new communications tools. So here’s a story that might help you change their minds. I thought I knew the potential of those tools … and then last Sunday, four police officers in myRead… Read more »
The Art of Blogging Lately I’ve been a little off my natural state of blogging on GovLoop. Since I launched GovLoop 18 months ago, I’ve done a significant amount of blogging. But in a sense it comes and goes… I think it is a lot like working out. When you are on the good train,Read… Read more »
I have a friend who would like to start a blog, but can’t find a blogging site that has an accessible back end (she uses a screen reader). Does anyone have any experience with blogging sites and can recommend one with the fewest accessibility issues?
Just completed a mass update to the Public Sector Bloggers website and feed which was initiated by Dave Briggs and tidied up by Steph Gray. I used those signed up to @PubSecBloggers as well as my egov links in my blog‘s right column, which now needs an overhaul as a lot of sites/blogs are effectivelyRead… Read more »