The glass ceiling remains impenetrable for the majority of women in the Federal service. The SES continues to be dominated by men.
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Kevin O’Leary is a regular contributor to PSRetirement.com and Kevin O’Leary is highly sought after speaker and advisor on federal retirement benefits.
As a govie, your mandate is to serve the public. To do so, there are various approaches and demographics to focus on, but at the end of the day, govies work hard to make this country better for all of its citizens. This can become difficult to do effectively, however, if the public is notRead… Read more »
Small businesses are the backbone of job growth and constitute a major force in the U.S. economy. They generate a vital portion of our gross domestic product (GDP) and contribute to growth and vitality of economic and socioeconomic development. In particular, small businesses create jobs and spark innovation, which complement the economic activity of largeRead… Read more »
Recently, GovLoop, Esri, and PenBay Solutions hosted an online training titled, “Facilities are Mission Critical: GIS-based Real Property Management for Government”, to illustrate how facility managers can utilize GIS to improve building and real property management. The speakers for the online training included: Bill Barron, Chief Executive Officer of PenBay Soltutions Benton Yetman, Director/Strategic Technology atRead… Read more »
We all know them – the long (or short) term career bureaucrat, counting down the days (months, decades) to retirement, seething in negativity and boredom. These employees contribute to poor public perception, engage in bristly customer service and their negativity can bring others down with them, creating a toxic work environment. Here are some tipsRead… Read more »
The customer is always right. If you’ve ever worked at any retailer, restaurant, or franchised store, you may have gotten a lecture or two from your manager that included this phrase. And there is definitely truth behind it. Like any good retail establishment, successful government agencies are centered on meeting the needs of the publicRead… Read more »
Recruitment incentives are another of the 3R bonuses available to federal agencies to help them find the most talented individuals to fill open positions. Here, we discuss when this incentive can be applied and whether you may be able to qualify for or use one. What are they? Recruitment incentives are paid to newly appointedRead… Read more »
Have you ever attended a budget meeting hosted by your city council? You usually are shown PowerPoint presentations filled with pie charts detailing how funds are dispersed. And you have access to your city website’s complete budget breakdown, including the projected one for the next fiscal year. But it may seem as though local governmentRead… Read more »
Retiring from federal service can be as simple as picking a date on a calendar, but there are certain days to retire on that are more beneficial and can ensure you’ll receive the maximum benefit due to you. When you’ve decided that you are both financially and mentally prepared for retirement, there are some keyRead… Read more »