Posts Tagged: shutdown

How to Keep Busy During a Shutdown

While some might see Saturday’s shutdown as an opportunity to take a mini-break from work to take advantage of DC-area shutdown happy hour specials (and there’s nothing wrong with that!), there are some things you can do to help keep yourself moving forward while you have extra time on your hands.

Shutdowns, Furloughs, Strikes and Layoffs: Emergency Preparedness for the Government Worker

Whether it’s a federal government shutdown, planned furloughs, strikes or layoffs, having your income suddenly cut is the type of emergency faced more often by govies. Having some plans in place can get you through having your income drastically cut for a period of time as well as ease the anxiety that goes along with… Read more »

What You Need to Know About the Possible Government Shutdown

The U.S. federal government is mired in political budget wranglings that may result in another government shutdown. If this seems all-too familiar, that’d be the painful memories of the last government shutdown in 2013. But, the federal government can’t stop completely. And, even though the possible government shutdown is just a couple of days away, it’s far from certain that it will… Read more »