Most people would rather eat ground glass than write essays for job applications. Nevertheless, if you apply for Senior Executive Service (SES) jobs, training programs, fellowships or other selective career opportunities, you will probably have to answer odious essay questions.
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Discover more best practices and tips for the Senior Executive pathway into government from Suzanne Logan, Director of OPM’s Federal Executive Institute.
Find out best practices and tips for the Senior Executive pathway into government from Suzanne Logan, Director of OPM’s Federal Executive Institute.
As the saying goes, “a rolling stone gathers no moss.” This post examines the long-term benefits of staying in your government post for an extended period for your brand.
I hope you find a nugget or two of inspiration and instruction that you can use in your current career.
A possible government shutdown (a decision that will be made on December 11th) and a potential new executive order are some of the first signs that call for a changed and improved government going into 2016. It is true that it takes a few missteps to figure out the right solution and Tom Fox, ViceRead… Read more »
Among the many decisions that transitions teams and a new administrations will grapple with, executive talent management can be overlooked as a key priority.
In this week’s blog, we will present the key findings and recommendations in each of four areas to spur a government-wide approach to solving problems.
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 »