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Posts Tagged: professional development
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.
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This list should help you plan for 2016 and start advocating for those precious professional development dollars. Here you’ll find brand new events you might want to check out as well as established events that might be new to you. Many are essential conferences that those working in government cannot do without.
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When considering employee investment, we tend to think of helping workers after they’ve been hired. Actually, there is so much more to professional development. In truth, the processes behind targeting, recruiting, and hiring the right personnel for the right positions in your agency are the first few steps in the lifecycle of professional development. RichardRead… Read more »
Your team is talking about a tough slog of a project that hasn’t been going well. Milestones have slipped. Deliverables haven’t been delivered. Rather than determining how you can move forward together, your team is fixated on finding someone to blame for what went wrong. Tempers flare as everyone points their finger at everyone else…. Read more »
Here are the steps I took to make sure I close out the year on a high note. What are some of the things you do to prepare for the new year?
Leadership is a skill you can get better at. To become a better leader takes intention, thoughtful reflection, strategic personal goal setting, practice, and a whole lot of reading.
Advanced degrees, training, learning conferences: these are all good and should be part of your professional development. They just shouldn’t be your first call for help when you have to solve problems at work. So today I’m going to discuss three ways you can solve a lot of challenges without having to do everything on… Read more »