Check out this list of GovFem’s favorite books. They’re all about women in the workplace, including what we can do to promote ourselves, how we can confront sexism, and how to climb the career ladder.
Posts Tagged: summer
Keep your work mojo going even though summer is ending.
Need some ideas on how to help you stay focused this summer?
What you need to know to excel in your summer internship.
Summertime is less busy for some public sector workers. While you might initially have the inclination to sit back and relax, you should use the summer lull to prepare for when work picks up again.
Summer can be rough at the office. It’s (probably) much nicer outside, your coworkers and friends are taking exciting vacations, and you’re stuck in your cubicle. How can you beat the summer blues and remain motivated for the next few months? Here are some tips to get you started.
Feeling a little warmer than usual? It’s not your imagination. This summer has already been a scorcher, with most of the country seeing temperatures of over 100 degrees and breaking several records. The NOAA also recently reported that the first 6 months of 2012 were the warmest months on record ever in the history of… Read more »
Natural disasters, such as the recent forest fire outbreaks in Colorado, are often thought as “Acts of God” that cannot be tamed, or avoided. The best you can do when you know a natural disaster is headed your way, like a tornado or forest fire, is stock up on supplies, prepare your home as best… Read more »
With tea partiers running around the country talking about the evils of government, I love to point out when government does really great things. In it’s ninth year, our Virginia State Parks Youth Conservation Corps is a very good thing. Here is a post I wrote for our blog. It probably doesn’t make sense to… Read more »
The summer heat has arrived in D.C. and we’re sure to have temperatures in the 80s and 90s for the foreseeable future. Inevitably, we’ll all be blasting the air conditioners in our homes, apartments, cars and offices. I know mine is certainly getting a ton of use as we reached 99 degrees in DC yesterday…. Read more »