Fellowships aren’t just for the recently graduated or those still pursuing a degree. Current federal employees have a chance to compete for a fellowship either within or outside of their agency, all with an aim of building a better public workforce.
Posts Tagged: professional development
Can we break the cycle of no follow-up and truly make the conferences we attend worth the time and resources that we and our agencies invest?
If you have not yet considered whether or not you are supervisory material, reflect inward. Ask yourself why or why not. Challenge yourself to grow.
Pick up one of these books about leadership, public speaking, negotiations, productivity, and other knowledge important to success in the public sector, and you’ll learn lessons that can improve your professional standing while taking a much-deserved break.
Have you explored your agency’s regional operations to get a glimpse of life outside of your main office?
Some of these podcasts will make you better at your job. Some will inform you about current events and policy. Some are just fun or educational.
If you’ve been looking for events that can expand your education, connect you to new people, and boost your career, this list of conferences is for you.
Being noticed and remembered is essential to building your personal brand. A lack of gratitude and generosity can also make you memorable—but for all the wrong reasons.
Change is hard. Finding a new job isn’t always easy and changing where you work can bring on stress. Even so, there are times when quitting your job is the best or only option you have.
Free and professional development aren’t two words you always hear in the same sentence. But we sat down with the head of one governmentwide program aimed at breaking down silos and connecting employees with new opportunities.