Posts Tagged: promotions

The Ugly Truth About Promotions

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 more »

How Long Should I Stay Here?

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 with… Read more »

Live from NextGen: Movin’ On Up In Your Organization

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 pay… Read more »

Gov 2.0 Jobs, Moves, and Opportunities

This post originally appeared on my external blog,“Social Media Strategery.” Inspired by Jeremiah Owyang’s excellent “On the Move” series of blog postings meant to track and congratulate folks who get promoted, move, or accept new exciting positions in the social media community, I wanted to to start this semi-regular (maybe once every other month?) post… Read more »