Posts Tagged: Senior

Will We Ever Be Able to Promote in the Federal Government?

Other bloggers have written some excellent articles on ways to improve government hiring practices including Donna Dyer’s excellent blogs. I see an issue regarding promoting people within the federal government and offer a suggestion for improvement from the state of California. Where’s the Promotion? On several occasions, my supervisor lamented the lack of easy, transparent… Read more »

SES Job Opening – Associate Director of Administration

The Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency for the District of Columbia (CSOSA) has an opening for an Associate Director of Administration. This position heads the Office of Administration, which is responsible for managing Agency acquisitions, and directing CSOSA’s facilities and security programs. Many of CSOSA’s programs are evolving, requiring the incumbent to develop precedent-setting… Read more »

America’s Got Talent

Public Service Recognition Week recognizes a lot of hidden talent across the government. But is that talent always available when the government needs it? Sometimes, it is. Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen was superb at handling big, complex challenges that reach across agency boundaries. He led the evacuation of lower Manhattan during 9/11. He took… Read more »

Federal Senior Management Conference 2012 Call for Papers

CALL FOR PAPERS Does your Agency have best practices to share with your peers across government? Does your business have valuable tools, innovations, and lessons learned that would help government executives improve their programs? Join 200 Federal managers on April 15-18, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay, a short 90 minute ride from Washington,… Read more »

FedSMC 2011 Makes Some Headlines!

Never too early to start thinking about FedSMC 2012 – but before we go there, I want to share some highlights of 2011! FedSMC 2011 Headlines: FedSMC 2011 Made The Top Five Most Important Government Events of 2011. Thanks to GovEvents.com and all the voters! Feds Respond to Averted Shutdown“Federal employees attending the Federal Senior… Read more »

Are You Interested in Serving in the SES?

To mark the 30th anniversary of the creation of the Senior Executive Service (SES), the Senior Executives Association (SEA) has launched a survey of GS-14s and 15s (and their equivalents) to ascertain their interest in applying for and serving in the SES and in Senior Level (SL) and Scientific and Professional (ST) positions. While the… Read more »

Senior Executives Assn Conference Will Spotlight Innovation (June 30)

Innovation will be the highlight at the Senior Executives Association Professional Development League (SEA PDL) 2009 Annual Career Executive Leadership Conference to be held Tuesday, June 30, 2009, in Washington, D.C. Speakers will include: John Kao is the author of best-selling Innovation Nation and chairman of the Institute for Large Scale Innovation. Kao will discuss… Read more »