Chances are in federal government: you will be on a team with individuals spanning all generations. And that can be frustrating for everyone.
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Here are some of the lessons I learned on my path into federal employment — and some of these lessons likely transcend career fields.
If you get a federal grade increase in the federal GS pay scale, your new, higher salary will be computed according to the so-called “two-step rule.” Here’s how it works.
In a recent article written for Public Sector Digest, Micki Callahan, Human Resources Director for the City and County of San Francisco cited a committed to public service as a key trait for prospective employees. She points out that the public sector cannot always rival the private sector in terms of monetary compensation and otherRead… Read more »
The Internet of Things – it’s a phrase that sounds as ominous as it is ambiguous. Many of us have heard of the Internet of Things (IoT), but everyone seems to have a different understanding of exactly what it means. Is it hardware? Software? Sensors? Is it secure? Where is it being used? Self-driving cars,Read… Read more »
A lot of people are looking for federal jobs today, and if you’re one of these people it’s important to look before you leap. Before you apply, make sure you scrutinize the announcement like an eagle scrutinizes a rabbit before swooping down to catch it and eat it. Scrutinize all you want, but please don’tRead… Read more »
Sometimes it’s not the destination, but the journey that truly counts. That’s the philosophy some of the government’s best and brightest are adopting with open data programs. Open data is not just a single solution, but a path to solving the plethora of problems government faces now and will face in the future. Open dataRead… Read more »
Last month at the Federal Forum in Washington, D.C., I joined Brocade’s industry partners and the government’s leading IT decision makers to discuss how new, exciting technologies are changing the way our government serves the American citizenry, enables warfighters and meets the demands of a growing list of stakeholders. We heard from an impressive groupRead… Read more »
In the wake of Katherine Archuleta’s departure as Director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), it’s natural to think back on other high-profile federal leadership resignations. Some resigned from government because they did something wrong or poorly handled a key situation. Others left because, ultimately, they were the ones in charge. As Steve Huffman, co-founder and new CEORead… Read more »
The much-lauded federal retirement tsunami is upon us. More than a third of career federal employees will to be eligible to collect their end-of-career benefits by September 2017, compared to just 14 percent at the same time in 2012. The impending knowledge gap is going to be tremendous — thousands of career feds leaving the government andRead… Read more »