Posts Tagged: phone

Government Calling? Don’t Get Scammed

If you’ve used the Internet even once in your life, you’re probably familiar with scams. From the more obvious pop-up viruses to the well-disguised phishing emails, scams are an ever-present nuisance in our lives in the digital age. While you have likely encountered fraud attempts online before, what about over the phone? In the wake… Read more »

Phone Screening Interviews

Patra’s advice for acing a phone screening interview — treat it as a “real” interview! The phone screen interview may be your first exposure to a recruiter who can be your internal champion in the job search process. Make a good impression and be prepared. If the recruiter calls and you’re not prepared, reschedule. Then… Read more »

Interesting Phone Concepts

Have you ever heard of the phone called the Nokia Aeon? How about the Triple Flip that runs on Windows 7? There are just two of the many innovative ideas that have exploded onto the internet as well as various phone companies. Designers are hard at work finding new futuristic phone concepts to bring to… Read more »

Why Government Agencies Use Private Cell Phone Number Databases?

As a database administrator, I have been working on various non-profit and for-profit projects in the past couple years. Recently, I have been managing a database for a reverse phone lookup company that helps discover the identities behind certain hard-to-find phone numbers, including unpublished mobile numbers. What I have noticed is that there are many… Read more »

Phone Tips & Tricks: Top 5 Ways to Utilize Your Smartphone During the Holiday Season

The Phone Tips & Tricks series is supported by the Sprint Federal Employee Discount Program. To find awesome discounts visit the Sprint Federal Employee Discount resource center today. The holiday season is in full swing, and while it’s a great time of year, it can also be a stressful one! There’s a ton of shopping,… Read more »

Phone Tips & Tricks: Most Annoying Ringtone

The Phone Tips & Tricks series is supported by the Sprint Federal Employee Discount Program. To find awesome discounts visit the Sprint Federal Employee Discount resource center today. These days, everyone seems to have the same phone as the person next to them, and in most cases, the same generic ringtone to go with it…. Read more »

Phone Tips & Tricks: Save Money! Use Your Phone!

The Phone Tips & Tricks series is supported by the Sprint Federal Employee Discount Program. To find awesome discounts visit the Sprint Federal Employee Discount resource center today. Today, some members of the GovLoop team headed to a DC lunch hot-spot for a special treat. They say there’s no such thing as a free lunch,… Read more »

Phone Tips & Tricks: What Happened to my Phone?

The Phone Tips & Tricks series is supported by the Sprint Federal Employee Discount Program. To find awesome discounts visit the Sprint Federal Employee Discount resource center today. I think most folks would agree that we are pretty attached to our phones. When we are separated from them, we get that uneasy feeling like we… Read more »