Contrary to popular belief, the federal government is not a monolithic mass. Rather, federal organizations differ from one another almost as much as do private organizations—each distinguished by its own culture, work environment, budgetary and IT resources and varied factors that influence how quickly employees ascend the career ladder. Even agencies and offices within the… Read more »
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Read these ten tips about the best way to stick out and land a federal job.
Are you wondering what NextGen was like for folks who have attended the Summit in the past? Hear directly from past attendees and speakers to help determine whether a professional development opportunity is right for you.
Discover more best practices and tips for the Senior Executive pathway into government from Suzanne Logan, Director of OPM’s Federal Executive Institute.
As the saying goes, “a rolling stone gathers no moss.” This post examines the long-term benefits of staying in your government post for an extended period for your brand.
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In any workplace, diversity is essential to success. This is doubly true in government. There’s one group of people, however, who are not often thought of when it comes to diversity: military spouses. That’s a shame. Read why here.
A good network is a like a garden – it requires constant care and feeding. In the same way, building and nurturing a good, reliable roster of contacts requires an on-going commitment. Here’s how you can maintain good upkeep on your professional networks.
It is kind of interesting that powers-that-be have been preaching the gospel of in-flight exercise on long-haul plane rides to avoid health issues, but only relatively recently has it occurred to us that sitting at a desk for twenty or thirty years might be harmful.
Look at your own skillset and research an industry that you might not have considered before and try to imagine how that sector could benefit from what you have to offer.