Posts Tagged: career

GovLoop is Hiring: Apply for Our Spring Fellowship Program

Over the past 4 years, GovLoop has hosted a Graduate Fellowship Program in which recent graduates or current  graduate students have joined us for a semester to contribute to our mission to “connect government to improve government.” Over 40 Fellows have worked on our core projects, including our research guides, online and in-person training, digitalRead… Read more »

7 Ways to Build a Boss

Since there’s the “Build a Bear” concept for kids, I figured why not create my own fictitious “Build a Boss?” I have had a fairly large number of supervisors during my federal government career (I’m counting at least 14 in 11 years). And while no one is perfect (not even Olivia Pope on “Scandal”… evenRead… Read more »

Office Rebel: Benefits of Coloring Outside of the Lines

Each year, some employees do their best to stay focused by following the office rules and political climate succinctly. While this is a way to play it safe, it often yields the same results: a “check the box mentality” of task management. Yet, have you ever wondered what life is like on the other sideRead… Read more »

Do You Know Why Your Work Matters?

A few weeks ago, GovLoop hosted a Career Energizer event. The program featured an awesome husband-wife duo: Larry Chloupek is an award-winning mentor at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He’s also the first person to complete the Boston Marathon on crutches (and break a world record in the process!). Jennifer Chloupek is an Executive Coach atRead… Read more »