Working for the U.S. government is a great idea for recent graduates. The government pays well and offers excellent health and retirement benefits. Best of all, there are many entry-level positions.
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How should public service professionals stay motivated on the job? The answer is to discover work.
Time after time, I discussed my career aspirations with coaches, mentors, and my boss. What I forgot to do was consult with myself.
Nearly four months ago, I hiked from the South rim, to the Colorado River, and back to the South rim – all in one day. During my achy, week-long recovery from that 15-hour adventure, I began to realize the lessons I’d learned also applied to my career “hike”.
Leadership isn’t about a job title, and you don’t need to wait for permission. You can start being a leader today by focusing on five key things.
A lot of people find it difficult to say, “I’m sorry.” However, women tend to overuse the phrase, especially in workplace communication. Here are a few ways to stop over-apologizing.
Office friends can provide you with support, advice and a few laughs when the going gets tough. However, if you’re a lady in the workforce there are explicit benefits to befriending another woman in the office.
Managing projects is no small feat. Here are some “coles notes” or cliff notes to help you get started on your next project management endeavor.
Last week, we discussed the benefits of advocating for yourself at work and how to prepare yourself for the big ask. Say you were prepared and confident going in to the meeting, but your ask was still rejected. What do you do next? Here’s how to push forward.
Many times, we believe that being fair and treating others equally is being a good leader. The truth is, that approach is not enough, and we can do better to achieve equity.