Posts Tagged: Maryland

Former Marylander Convicted Of Terrorism Majid Khan Helped Plot Indonesia Bombing, Attempted Assassination BALTIMORE — A former Baltimore County man was convicted as a terrorist on Wednesday. Majid Khan, 32, pleaded guilty to helping al-Qaida plot attacks all over the world, including a 2003 car bombing in Indonesia that killed at least a dozen people and the attempted assassination… 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 »

Former DC CTO, Md. Chief Innovation Officer @BryanSivak on #LocalGovChat Tonight at 9 EST

Photo via American Progress Join us tonight at 9 EDT for a #localgovchat with Maryland’s newly appointed Chief Innovation Officer Bryan Sivak. You can read more about Bryan, formerly the Chief Technology Officer for the District of Columbia, here, here, here and here, but I think the most telling quote about his approach to open… Read more »

2011 NCAA Men’s LAX Tournament Bracket Projection from the Hokie Guru, Your Bureaucrat on Sports!!

Good morning!! Hey Govies 🙂 Good day from the @HokieGuru. Hope all is well in your world. Daily Awesome Update (yes, I’m stealing from @govloop… so what haha): The Department of Justice is looking into Bowl Championship Series anti-trust claims. Some think they are barking up the wrong tree. 2011 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Tournament Bracket… 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 the… Read more »

Managing Your Time While Managing Your Social Media

This post originally appeared on my external blog, “Social Media Strategery.” Thanks to Katie Mercado, I had the opportunity to give a presentation on time management and social media at today’s 33rd Annual PRSA Maryland Chesapeake Conference. I was actually a little surprised when Katie approached as I feel like there’s so much more that… Read more »

The Hokie Guru (Govloop’s Bureacurat on Sports) is back… it’s time for the Atlantic Coast Conference College Football Preview!!

What is going on, rock stars? The Hokie Guru is sure this is already on the site, but to be honest, he’s been a tiny bit delinquent on engaging himself in the great dialoge on Govloop (he took a well deserved vacation). Here goes, anyway… federal agencies are increasing their use of student loan repayment… Read more »

Mute swans- victim or nemesis?

Check out this recent WAPO article: (you might need to create a free profile- sorry!) Invasive species posed real, dynamic threats to a variety of threatened and endangered environments; solutions to these problems are elusive and often occur at the intersection of science, society, and economics. Opinions welcome!

NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament (Day #1), Stryper, and the Western Collegiate Hockey Association Final Five

A few points of interest from the 2009 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament…. what we learned from Day 1 (and yes, the Hokie Guru knows it’s Goldie the Minnesota Gopher with a hockey stick… kind of resembles his first day picks… lol)… 1.) The Hokie Guru is in close to the bottom in Govloop’s… Read more »