Posts Tagged: career advancement

Excelling at A New Job: Stories from The Front Line

The first few weeks of any job are stressful. You have to learn new ways of doing things, adapt to office culture, and establish a new network. These challenges are exacerbated when it’s your first full time job. I talked to former GovLoop Marketing Fellow, Natasha Dabrowski, about her experiences with her first few weeks.

6 Tips to Get Ahead in Gov

Dave Uejio, Acting Chief Strategy Officer of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), gave us a hard truth at today’s Next Generation of Government Summit. He said, “There are barriers in place that preclude us from reaching our potential.” In government, he continued, this can be particularly true. Especially if you’re a woman or racial... Read more »

5 Tips for Making the Most of Your Government Career

Latonia Page and Rachel Dorman facilitated a discussion on how to Make the Most of Your Government Career at the Next Gen 2015 Conference. Here are their top five tips that you can start using today to further your career in the public sector, whether at the local, state or federal level. Consider your career... Read more »

9 Ways You're Not Reaching Your Federal Income Potential

Every month I eagerly await my subscription to Success Magazine. I love this magazine not only because I get in the mail (I love the Postal Service and not just because I work there), but also because every month it comes with a CD filled with interviews filled with success tips. Success Publisher Darren Hardy... Read more »

Do You Know How to EXCEL at EEO?

Equal employment opportunity (EEO) has always been a cornerstone of the federal civil service. The government prides itself on striving to be a model employer and setting an example for the private sector. Many government agencies have a positive record of achievement on EEO issues and fostering work environments which are diverse, fair, inclusive and... Read more »

Feds Commemorate 50th Anniversary of Landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964

In case you missed it, today marks the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act (CRA). President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the landmark law on July 2, 1964 (pictured above). The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces Title VII of the CRA, which prohibits employment discrimination in the public and private sectors (in addition... Read more »