Posts Tagged: govies

Nominate a Govie Today!

Have you ever heard of a customer comment card-in government? Neither have I, but there is a way to thank your fellow federal govies for their great work. The Partnership for Public Service has once again opened their nominations for the annual Service to America Medals (also known as the Sammies), but hurry because the… Read more »

Facebook & Free Speech: Gov Workers Fired for Clicking “Like”

While most users of Facebook and similar social media sites may assume that all online activity is protected free speech, this might not always be the case — including for public sector employees. One recent judicial ruling, which has set off alarm bells among online free speech advocates, should cause govies to take notice since… Read more »

Recruitment 411: Putting Public Service on the Market

This summer, Julie’s colleague Eric Erickson is writing the ‘Recruitment 411’ blog posts. Eric has worked for the federal government in Atlanta since 2002 — he’s held several different positions, each in communications. Real estate company ERA recently released a report on how to recruit more members of Generation Y. While their focus was on… Read more »