As I draw ever closer to my big retirement day, people keep asking me about what I’ve learned along the way. My answer is the little things matter!
Posts Tagged: Senior Executive Service
This interview is part of a new DorobekINSIDER mini series with experts looking to help shape a management platform for the new administration. Check out all of the stories in the new series, Good Government Management, here. Have you ever made a list of expectations? It could have been your self-expectation list (like a listRead… Read more »
A discussion about the resurgence of the SES and how govies can better prepare themselves for these senior positions.
Both current and former federal employees argue that SESers need job rotations to grow professionally and prepare to meet the government’s most pressing needs. Elizabeth Kolmstetter, Chief Human Capital Officer at the U.S. Agency for International Development is one of those proponents. Her story is one example of the valuable opportunities that come from job… Read more »
The majority of the leadership development opportunities available today focus on senior level career (GS14, 15 and Senior Executive Service) employees. Limited opportunities are available for new supervisors or mid-level employees. However, doesn’t it seem like a bit of an oxymoron to wait until you’re in a leadership role to start developing your leadership abilities? RecognizingRead… Read more »
It’s no secret that federal employees are not always satisfied with their agency – but what about federal executives? A new survey out of Vanderbilt University, titled “Survey on the Future of Government Service,” found that a third of federal executives believe that the workforce lacks the skills to get the job done and thatRead… Read more »