Posts Tagged: Public Service Recognition Week

Public Service Recognition Week – May 4-10, 2014

It’s amazing to me that there are public servants like myself who don’t know about Public Service Recognition Week and/or don’t plan to celebrate this week. The Partnership for Public Service and the Public Employee’s Roundtable sponsor this annual celebration of service. It would be great to have a GovLoop team for the 5K Run/Walk.Read… Read more »

You Are Essential – But Are You Recognized For Your Work?

“Public service must be more than doing a job efficiently and honestly. It must be a complete dedication to the people and to the nation.” – Margaret Chase Smith The past year has been tough for government works, the pay freeze, sequestration and then the dreaded government shutdown, to name just a few. But whatRead… Read more »

Public Service Recognition Week – May 5-11, 2013

How are you celebrating Public Service Recognition Week? It shocks me that a lot of public service employees don’t even know about this annual event, which is usually honored in a Congressional resolution. This is the one opportunity that we have to honor public service. Everyone in public service should celebrate this week in theirRead… Read more »

Are young government workers recognized enough? What are we doing to bring in new talent?

Over the past 20 years, there have been many great and successful Public Service Recognition Week events, both in the DC area and around the country. But none have focused on students, recent graduates, and young government workers. At the same time, among all the calls for more efficient (or even smaller) government, there hasRead… Read more »

Osama bin Laden and Public Service Recognition Week

Does anyone else find it interesting that the day bin Laden was taken down marked the beginning of Public Service Recognition Week? Recently came across this great post from Federal Computer Week blogger Steve Kelman. Steve talks about how many fail to realize that it was indeed govies who took out the high-profile terrorist. Yes,Read… Read more »

Recruitment 411: We Salute You!!

This week marks the 27th annual Public Service Recognition Week celebration around the country. Budget restrictions are keeping activities on a more subtle scale this year – casualties include the annual street fair on the National Mall in DC. Additionally, the current political atmosphere makes it an interesting time altogether to be a public employee.Read… Read more » – 5 Ways to Give Love to Govies!

Welcome to one of my favorite weeks of the year: Public Service Recognition Week! While GovLoop connects, honors, and highlights the work of public servants like you every day, I love that there’s a designated week every year where we get to show you some mad love and appreciation (Thanks Partnership for Public Service forRead… Read more »

In a Wordle: “I work for the government because…”

When members join GovLoop, they complete the statement “I work for the government because…” In honor of Public Service Recognition Week, I pulled your responses together in the Wordle below. What stands out to you? You can see similar responses in Steve’s “Why Do You Serve? Video Edition” based on videos we captured of peopleRead… Read more »

Meet the Gov Mascot: #10 – Uncle Sam

It’s Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW) this week and GovLoop is teaming up with the Partnership for Public Service to promote PSRW by running a special series called “Meet the Government Mascot.” Each day we’ve been introducing you to a new mascot, then we’ll run a contest on May 6-8 where you can vote forRead… Read more »