Last week, we talked about common millennial myths and ways to confront them. But what does that look like in the workplace? To learn more, we talked to GovLoop employees about ways they’ve addressed millennial stereotypes either as a young professional or as a manager.
Posts Tagged: myths
The relative truth and falsehood of the various myths surrounding millennials have been hotly debated for years now, and it can get frustrating. While we may not be able to put a stop to the media furor, we can take steps to make sure we combat these myths each day at school and at work.
It’s not cool, they said. Millennials aren’t interested in government work, they said. We’ve all heard about the aging workforce and the lack of interest by millennials to join government. But, what we haven’t heard is – is it all really true? And either way, what should people in government know about millennials? A recent… Read more »
Too many Americans don’t know what Congress is, or how it works. Congress has most of the political power in the United States. Public support for Congress has reached another all-time low. Our disapproval should be based in reality, not in fantasy, rumor, or ignorance. Our schools don’t bother to teach this stuff. What’s a… Read more »
“Nonprofit” Does Not Mean “No Money” Recent news reports claimed that the IRS targeted extra scrutiny to conservative groups applying for nonprofit tax exemptions. It was much ado about nothing. But it’s time to clarify nonprofits’ legal status and their social roles in our culture. The Internal Revenue Service’s regulation of nonprofit organizations was a… Read more »
In recent months there have been a number of articles on emergency preparedness myths or commonly held notions about disasters. These myths point out a number of topics that are still being addressed by the EM community of various public and private agencies. Expenses & Effort Required: Being prepared is not expensive or complicated as… Read more »
We are super excited for our series that will air all next week, 5 Fallacies of Government? From Oct. 19-23, Federal News Radio will take a look at five commonly held beliefs about the federal government and federal employees and try to figure out whether or not they are true. Even more exciting, we want… Read more »