Posts Tagged: NextGen DC

Become a Brilliant Communicator (Part 4 of 5): Improve How You Take and Receive Criticism

Last week, GovLoop and YGL hosted a half day training event for up and coming government leaders, who heard from experts on the topics of career management, leadership, communications, and more. One of the sessions, titled “Become a Brilliant Communicator,” provided tips on communicating via email and telephone, giving and receiving feedback, and holding successful… Read more »

Become a Brilliant Communicator, Part 3 of 5: Transform Your Telephone Calls

Last week, GovLoop and YGL hosted a half day training event for up and coming government leaders, who heard from experts on the topics of career management, leadership, communications, and more. One of the sessions, titled “Become a Brilliant Communicator,” provided tips on communicating via email and telephone, giving and receiving feedback, and holding successful… Read more »

NextGen Plus Recap – Be Honest With Yourself to Advance Your Career

Last week, GovLoop, in partnership with Young Government Leaders hosted a half-day training session for government employees. The event, NextGen+ was a partner program for GovLoop’s annual conference, NextGen. Last year NextGen had over 600 attendees of emerging government leaders, all looking for resources and information to train improve as leaders in the public sector…. Read more »

Become a Brilliant Communicator, Part 2 of 5: Excel at Email

Last week, GovLoop and YGL hosted a half day training event for up and coming government leaders, who heard from experts on the topics of career management, leadership, communications, and more. One of the sessions, titled “Become a Brilliant Communicator” provided tips on communicating via email and telephone, giving and receiving feedback, and holding successful… Read more »

Become a Brilliant Government Communicator (Part 1 of 5)

Professional communication is probably the most important soft skill a person can have. Our communication style conveys our reliability, responsibility, professionalism, and knowledge. How we express ourselves virtually and in person can make a difference in job applications, interviews, sales pitches, team work, and so much more. Given the importance of the topic, we at… Read more »

Exploring How to Manage Up

Yesterday I attended and spoke at GovLoop and YGL’s half day training session for the next generation of government employees, NextGen+. I want to share with you some nuggets from Pat Fiorenza’s presentation on leadership and managing up, which has been a hot topic on GovLoop. What does it mean to be a public sector… Read more »

NextGen+ The Next Generation of Leaders Making Changes at HUD

Many agencies have been prepping for the “retirement wave” hitting the Federal Government, including the Office of Personnel Management with new reforms to the Pathways Program. In addition to recruiting a talented workforce, however, agencies face the additional challenge of retaining young employees. At the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Michael Lawyer had noticed… Read more »