Posts Tagged: Federal

“8 to 8” Hiring Event with the Federal Bureau of Prisons! Yes, HIRING for federal positions

The Federal Bureau of Prisons Mid-Atlantic Region needs to fill correctional positions NOW. We have 15 correctional facilities in a seven state area and we need Correctional Officers and medical professionals today. We are going to run two “8 to 8″ Hiring Events – one in Petersburg, VA (30 minutes south of Richmond) and oneRead… Read more »

Time-in-Grade Still Stands the Test of Time

By Joyce Ceconi Originally Posted to Unleash the Monster During your career, have you ever had the sentiment you have not been in your position long enough to be considered for a promotion? Many federal government employees and hiring managers have long struggled with this very issue—the time-in-grade requirement. The Office of Personnel Management isRead… Read more »

Fair AND Simple and Fast? OPM Director John Berry Issues Call to Action for Federal Hiring

By Erica Pierson Originally posted on Unleash the Monster From job announcements to applicant tracking, the federal hiring process can be burdensome. In fact, two senior senators recently introduced a bill that would require greater efficiencies in the federal hiring process, particularly for agencies that are overwhelmed with processing applicants. It appears that vast changesRead… Read more »

Reaching Government Decisionmakers

The government marketplace has always been regarded as one with high barrier to entry – the perception was that you need to make a significant commitment of resources and manpower, there are a myriad of rules and regulations to comply with, and that its an extremely complex market to break into, requiring a long timeRead… Read more »

Need Stimulus, Want Training, or Need to Recruit? Unleash the Monster is the new Monster Government Solutions Blog

Originally published on Unleash the Monster – The Monster Government Solutions Blog Our country is in the midst of what is currently being called “the great recession,” unemployment numbers are rising continuously, the federal government is tasked with increasing efficiencies and state and local governments are struggling with resources to support education, training, healthcare, publicRead… Read more »

The Promise of Going Lean: It’s the latest, buzziest trend in government management. Just don’t call it a fad.

Ken Miller (author of “We Don’t Make Widgets” and monthly columnist for Governing Magazine) recently wrote an article discussing the impact of Lean in government. With budget constraints and travel restrictions across the board, times are tough for many federal, state and local government agencies. In these times, we need to focus more than everRead… Read more »

Help revise federal policy about agencies using cookies

If you’re in the web world, you’re probably familiar with cookies – those small files sites drop on your computer for various purposes. They can create privacy problems, so persistent cookies have been effectively banned for 9 years. But persistent cookies can also allow us to create excellent customer service and personalization. Now the ObamaRead… Read more »

GPO’s 2009 Open House: New Products, New Services

This year will be our best year yet. The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) invites customers from all federal agencies to participate in our 2009 Open House. Come see our creative professionals at work, learn about our new products and services, and enter to win FREE training or a FRAMED photo of our new President,Read… Read more »

Project of the Week – Federally Employed Women and the National Training Program

This week’s Project of the Week features the Federally Employed Women organization. Thanks to GovLoop member Patt Franc and to Sue Webster and Rachel Combs of FEW for sharing their story. Federally Employed Women (FEW) is 4000 members strong and is a private, non-profit organization founded in 1968 after the issuance of Executive Order 11375Read… Read more »