Posts Tagged: Department

Putting Virtual “Boots on the Ground” – Law Enforcement Gets Intelligence on Demand

The blog entry below contains excerpts from ‘Putting Virtual “Boots on the Ground” – Law Enforcement Gets Intelligence on Demand,’ originally written by Caron Beesley, editor of [acronym] Online. [acronym] Online is a blog dedicated to those in the public sector working within the 2D and 3D digital design, GIS, architecture and engineering disciplines. AsRead… Read more »

Join the Virtual Student Foreign Service at the Department of State – One Week Left to Apply

The State Department’s Virtual Student Foreign Service (VSFS) eInternship applications are available on www.usajobs.gov (search “VSFS eInternship”) from November 3-17. If you are a U.S. citizen college or graduate student interested in conducting digital diplomacy through a virtual eInternship with a U.S. Embassy, Consulate, or Mission overseas, this program may be for you. Students fromRead… Read more »

Christians In Government -Where Is The CrowdSourcing Tool We Need To Stop QURAN Burning?

We’ll I can only say that there is a lot for Christians to talk about today at the water cooler. Whether it’s the Islamic Center, or the ridiculous move to hold a public burning of the Koran, people of all Faith’s probably have a lot on their mind after last night’s interviews by Soledad O’Brien.Read… Read more »

How I Got My Job: Department of Veterans Affairs

Originally posted by Erica Pierson on the Unleash the Monster blog At Unleash the Monster, we are always interested in how job seekers find employment in the federal government and how federal agencies use new ways of thinking to recruit new talent. While we anxiously wait for the Presidential mandate to reduce time-to-hire to bringRead… Read more »

[email protected]

I am new to govloop and excited about the possibilities for cross-pollination here. One initiative that I want to alert other gov technologists to is [email protected] This effort is sponsored by the Department of State’s Office of eDiplomacy. eDiplomacy exists to help wed technology innovations with U.S. diplomatic efforts. One of the ways we areRead… Read more »

Can You Hear The Question President Obama is Asking You?

According to the Wall Street Journalʼs Economy section of Sundayʼs edition, there is a growing sense among many economists that Washingtonʼs ability to goose the economic recovery is limited, especially given the deep pain U.S. businesses and households have suffered during the recession. Thursday July 29th at the Washington DC Convention Center, President Obama spokeRead… Read more »

White House Hosts National Export Initiative Event

A fellow member of the San Diego & Imperial District Export Council participated in the July 7 event hosted by President Obama, held to promote our National Export Initiative. Kim Benson is an international business leader based in San Diego and is also appointed to the Industry Trade Advisory Center, a unique private-public partnership thatRead… Read more »

Connective Technologies: Meetup with the State Department

Yesterday I attended a Meetup with the State Department at NAPA. The theme for the event was connective technologies and how can we use the internet as a catalyst to bring people together. The speakers were Alec Ross, Senior Advisor for Innovation in the Office of Secretary of State; Scott Heiferman, Co-Founder & CEO ofRead… Read more »

Commerce Department’s EDA Grants Help Exporters Rebuild, Retool

Stepping up to aid Gulf Coast companies impacted by the BP oil spill, the US Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) consistently assists export companies in towns nationwide. An announcement by the Department of Commerce on June 18th detailed the release of eight grants for the Gulf region totaling $10.27 million – most forRead… Read more »

Did Anyone Attend the IC Virtual Career Event Yesterday?

9 IC Agencies were in attendance at yesterdays’ virtual career fair! If you were one of the 23k registrants/attendees at the event: 1. What was your overall experience?2. Did you find your experience comparable to attending a “Live” event? 3. Who was your favorite Recruiter? Employer? Forum?4. What were your biggest peeves?5. Did you interviewRead… Read more »