Posts Tagged: Frank

Is Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA) Always The Best Deal?

By Cindy Wilkins, Sr. Program Analyst In the current fiscal environment, there is an even stronger focus on being a good steward of taxpayer dollars. That is certainly commendable and definitely what is expected by John Q. Public. The recent trend to uphold that trust placed in the Government has been toward awarding contracts on… Read more »

Federal Job Search Training Discussion, FedTalk Radio 11 am ET with Kathryn Troutman

JOIN THE FEDERAL JOB SEARCH DISCUSSION … Call or write an email with your questions and challenges with your Federal Job Search! Internet or radio listening! February 10, 2012 — This week on FEDtalk, host Debra Rothwill lead a roundtable discussion on federal resume writing, and federal employment “train the trainer” programs in the D.C…. Read more »

Bullies and Victims Make Us All Losers

With approval ratings firmly ensconced in the single-digits, it is no surprise that Americans are fed-up with Congress. In the announcing of his retirement, long-time member Barney Frank of Massachusetts has become emblematic of the corrosive morass the People’s House has become and his persona a reflection of the daily battles in which our media… Read more »

FedSMC 2011 Makes Some Headlines!

Never too early to start thinking about FedSMC 2012 – but before we go there, I want to share some highlights of 2011! FedSMC 2011 Headlines: FedSMC 2011 Made The Top Five Most Important Government Events of 2011. Thanks to GovEvents.com and all the voters! Feds Respond to Averted Shutdown“Federal employees attending the Federal Senior… Read more »

GovLoop’s Bureaucrat on Sports

Welcome to the Hokie Guru’s inaugural post on GovLoop. The Hokie Guru commonly refers to himself in the third person, similar to Jimmy from Seinfeld. However, please do not refer to yourself in the third person when you are writing in the federal government. Remember; use “plain language.” GovLoop has endorsed the Hokie Guru as… Read more »