There are many different paths to excellence in government service. The stories of our employees are intriguing and varied. Here is one path that may not be traditional, but has been successful.
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There is no “right” way to be a great leader or manager, but you don’t have to be in a formal supervisory role to provide leadership to your team or your organization.
There is a petition on the We the People website asking for a paid Holiday Friday November 27, 2015. Please take a moment to sign it if you are so inclined.
In the private sector, you wouldn’t join a new company without first looking at their workplace culture, right? Of course not! You want to be happy, supported, and provided with opportunities to grow, so you do your research before accepting an offer. However, you might think of government – particularly the federal government – asRead… Read more »
When I’m not saving the world as a federal government employee, I enjoy long distance running. My relatively short legs do not quite paint the picture of an elegant, gazelle-like runner, but I have laser-like determination, a “never quit” attitude, and perseverance for days. When I run, I am able to tune out many everydayRead… Read more »
Too many students and recent grads waste their summers flipping burgers when they could be getting paid to work career-boosting jobs. But in this tough job market, how can young people — go-getters though they may be — afford to toss away their spatulas for meaningful jobs? By landing dynamic federal summer internships.
How do we use Google in the most efficient and productive way possible when working in the federal government?
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.
September is the month when employees come back from vacation and work kicks into full gear. Not surprisingly, hiring picks up as businesses look to meet year-end goals with new talent. The Federal government is no exception; agencies will look to fill positions as budgets open at the beginning of the fiscal year (October 1st).Read… Read more »
Stress in the workplace is always a hot topic. The normal day to day pressures of the job along with the new accepted norm of doing more with less has taken the expectation of performing under pressure to new levels.When I was looking for real solutions on how to handle stress in the workplace IRead… Read more »