Here are some of my tips for getting promoted in the public sector and increasing your opportunities for professional development and salary increases.
Posts Tagged: promotions
Why does everyone have to move up constantly? What is wrong with staying in a place where you’re happy, and doing good work every day?
I have learned more from my failures than my successes. A job that didn’t work out: “You’re a fake it till you make it kind of gal.” But branding is exactly that. It is about having a vision of an alternative future that is better than the present, but which can be reached. If you’reRead… Read more »
There are two schools of thought when it comes to promotions: Promotions are based on a checklist: if you match up against these criteria (ABC) and do these things (1234) when you have them all checked off, THEN you’ll be promoted. You don’t need to worry about the promotion, the checklist, or the politics –Read… Read more »
It excites me that there are some activities happening to open the doors for more fellow women veterans to enter the Federal workforce however it should not stop there. Let us approach this in a way to keep the doors open to move up the career ladder.
Feeling stuck at work? Passed over? You know the feeling: it seems like you’ve been doing the same old thing for ages, yet no one seems to notice. You’d excel at a higher position, but coworkers who have been around for less time are being picked before you. What’s going wrong? If you’ve been wonderingRead… Read more »
Each year, our organization hires a group of recent college graduates into our human resources intern program. The interns spend the next two years traveling throughout the Department learning the ins and outs of processing HR actions, the culture and a bit about themselves. The program culminates with graduation and an honest Q&A session withRead… Read more »
What is the best way for current and future federal government employees to move up in their career? HR specialists from the NIH speak to the process from their own experiences moving up the GS Schedule and evaluating candidates. Michelle Lipinski, Senior Human Resources Specialist, starts the break-out talking about the 15 level GS payRead… Read more »
Long gone are the days where people are expected to stay with a company from cradle to grave. I’ve heard that 2-5 years is the average that people now stay with a company before it’s considered ok to leave without looking flighty. However, what I’m wondering is whether it looks better on someone’s resume ifRead… Read more »