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We are surrounded by incoming information at every turn. Silence is no longer something people seek to fill; it has become something people seek. How then can you get your message heard amidst all the noise?
Top-down leadership styles usually involve the leader being the focal point with subordinates taking direction and following orders. Bottom-up leadership styles usually involve the subordinates driving the action and the leader facilitating the action.
Take a look at some other benefits of lending your time and experience to an organization.
If your work helps an executive move closer to realizing their vision, they will assign more value to you, and your work, and will request more assistance from you. This is also true if your work helps alleviate their pain.
If you want to fully utilize the GIS technology you have access to, then you need to embrace the business of GIS. This means expanding your work to include learning about and implementing solid business practices. This means creating a business plan.
Your learning should never stop, especially when it comes to your field. Even if your next promotion isn’t tied to you taking a class, it never hurts to refresh your skills.
Government employees are on the frontlines of critical cybersecurity, infosec, and IT initiatives. Start planning for how you’ll stay on top of new developments and technological innovations with GovLoop’s list of the best cyber and IT government conferences.
If you’re a recent grad, or considering a career switch, a lack of experience to land that first job or move into a new role can be intimidating. Don’t give up. You may be able to get the skills you need by donating your time to organizations who are looking for eager volunteers
In the old days, simply working hard would get you noticed. Times have certainly changed. Hard work is no longer enough to prosper in today’s competitive workplace. You must amp it up to leave a lasting impression and differentiate yourself from others.