Posts Tagged: Hiring

Local Government Hiring: Interview with HR at Washoe County, NV

Interview with Margaret Brindzak, Human Resources Analyst, Washoe County, NV. Thanks, Margaret! 1. I know local governments have been hit hard by the recession. How has hiring been reduced? Have there been layoffs or furloughs? We have had layoffs and a hiring freeze on positions. 2. What positions do you hire for the most? ClericalRead… Read more »

Local Government Hiring: Interview with HR at City of Eden Prairie, MN

Interview with Karen Kurt, Human Resources Manager, City of Eden Prairie, Minnesota. Eden Prairie was just ranked number 1 on MONEY magazine’s 2010 list of the 100 “Best Places to Live” in America. 1. I know local governments have been hit hard by the recession. How has hiring been reduced? Have there been layoffs orRead… Read more »

State Government Hiring: Interview with HR at the State of Maryland

Interview with Scott Jay Regner, Human Resources Analyst Supervisor, Department of Budget and Management, Office Of Personnel Services, Recruitment and Examination Division, Technology Services Unit, State of Maryland. Many thanks, Scott! 1. I know state governments have been hit hard by the recession. How has hiring been reduced? Have there been layoffs or furloughs? Yes,Read… Read more »

New Rules for the New Resume

Hi everyone – I’m excited to be here at GovLoop! A bit about me, I’m a Director of Communications at the Government of Ontario, Canada, working in Cabinet Office. I’m also a late GenX and early Netgen kinda guy! I write to an internal Ontario gov blog and thought I’d share and cross-post some ofRead… Read more »

HR=Humans Represent: Pedal to the Metal or Foot on the Breaks?

The Federal Government fiscal year 2011 budget indicates the intent to hire more federal employees. How many you ask? Over the next few years, the Center for Human Capital Information (who happens to be a member of the Portal for Talent Management in Government) indicates the number to be between 300,000 to 400,000 new federalRead… Read more »

Not gone but forgotten: The truth about disabled vets returning to work

We bring you this post courtesy of Josh Letourneau and our friends at Fistful of Talent. It’s targeted to recruiters and hiring managers, but the information and message is appropriate for all. Today’s post is going to take on a more serious, impactful tone – my hope is that it touches the reader as muchRead… Read more »

Federal Hiring Under Expedited Process

The Air Force will try to fill 700 cybersecurity positions under an expedited process. The “Schedule A” approach allows the service to proceed without posting or publicizing positions. Meanwhile, the administration is working to streamline the government’s overall hiring process, which now requires an average of 140 days to hire. “When you think about theRead… Read more »

Calling all Students…the Government Wants YOU!

Originally posted on Unleash the Monster By Erica Pierson It’s summer time and recent grads are in the process of looking to start their careers. Well, good news. Now is the right time to consider a job in government. There are continued steps to implementing hiring reform across agencies in response to the recent presidentialRead… Read more »

Gov 2.0 Jobs, Moves, and Opportunities

This post originally appeared on my external blog,“Social Media Strategery.” Inspired by Jeremiah Owyang’s excellent “On the Move” series of blog postings meant to track and congratulate folks who get promoted, move, or accept new exciting positions in the social media community, I wanted to to start this semi-regular (maybe once every other month?) postRead… Read more »

Government Hiring and Recruiting: What will 2010 bring?

Originally posted by Monster Government Solutions on Unleash the Monster The start of the New Year has our team contemplating what 2010 will bring to HR departments across the government. Here are a couple of areas where we are sure to see a focus on in the coming year: o The hiring process. For aRead… Read more »