Posts Tagged: career

Lessons Learned as a Young Supervisor

I landed my first supervisory job at the age of 29 (considerably young, in HUD years).  While the 3 years of experience definitely resulted in more gray hairs (and more frequent trips to the stylist for highlights), I learned a lot along the way. Confidence – I remember one of my very first meetings atRead… Read more »

Just Say No 2.0

We all remember sitting in our classrooms back in elementary school listening to the police officer talk to us about the dangers of drug abuse during DARE (Drug. Abuse. Resistance. Education). Back then, unless a family member was involved in drugs, illegal substances seemed like a foreign concept to fourth graders. However, more than 5Read… Read more »

Getting the Most Out of a Gov Career

You’re a government employee! Congrats! You’re a rockstar! But now that you are in government, what’s next? How do you rise through the ranks? How do you become a decision maker? At the earlier stages of our careers, it’s sometimes tough to picture ourselves at the top of the organization, being the leader. Nevertheless, planningRead… Read more »