When an agency hires you, it wants you to succeed. That’s why agencies have employee manuals, organization charts and onboarding processes. But new hires need to do some of the legwork, too.
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A government career offers many opportunities to find work that matters. But although you’re working for the public good, you also need to treat your career as a career — and treat yourself as a professional.
When you’re a newbie, the wisdom of long-timers can lift the veil on the mysteries of life as a public servant. According to our experts, the most important thing in starting your government job is to embrace the complex and varied environment you’ve entered and explore it.
Mary Cummings of NASA shared her experiences in setting up “Mentor and Reverse Mentoring” Programs and how to have a successful mentor relationship. There are many types of mentoring programs: – Formal – Informal – Traditional/One-on-One – Situational/Flash Mentoring – Peer – E-Mentoring – Group/One-to-Many – Reverse Mary shared an instance of where a veryRead… Read more »
Last week, I had the chance to appear on a Live Video Chat hosted by Penelope Trunk and Ryan Paugh, co-founders of Gen Y networking site Brazen Careerist. The overall topic was “Career Management 101” and my segment specifically covered “Advancing Your Government Career.” I shared a bunch of resources that are available on GovLoopRead… Read more »