Most employers require that their full-time staff take at least a 30-minute break in an 8-hour workday; yet, in my 13 years in federal service, it’s more common for me to see my colleagues work straight through their midday break—I’m guilty of doing it myself.
Posts Tagged: job satisfaction
Have you ever taken the time to consider whether you’re in the right place or not? Most government employees haven’t.
When you’re unhappy at your job and you’re not feeling supported or valued, it’s easy to lose your confidence in your abilities. When your confidence wanes, make sure you find other ways to build it back up.
A good match between your platform and your organization’s style won’t eliminate office politifcs. But you’ll enter those encounters from a position of clarity and strength that will guide you to more satisfying outcomes.
People work, life happens, people have kids and need to have flexible leave options when they do. How can employers in 2018 do better when it comes to innovating and improving parental leave policies?
Process improvement can be difficult to implement in organizations where business has been performed the same way for a long period of time. Illustrating simple every changes that we make in our every day lives where we are improving process informally can sparking the discussion on how things can be different.
In case you missed it, President Obama’s FY 2016 Budget of the U.S. Government recommends a scant 1.3 percent pay raise for the federal workforce next fiscal year. Well, as the old saying goes, something is better than nothing. However, when it comes to issues of fair pay, it appears that many feds are onceRead… Read more »
An interesting, if not obvious, article came across my RSS reader today: From “Pay and Hiring Freezes Leave Their Mark“ In a survey of 40 federal information executives by TechAmerica and Grant Thornton, 70 percent of respondents said the current two year across-the-board freeze on federal pay and hiring freezes have had an impact onRead… Read more »