Prioritizing attracting talent over growing it locally is like running on a treadmill hoping you’ll win the marathon. Instead, government officials and community leaders should prioritize accessible training opportunities for individuals already living in the region.
Posts Tagged: talent
Staying ahead of the wave of digital transformation will require innovating thinking, the right technology investments and new ways of training and recruiting the future federal workforce. But through the right learning and talent platforms, federal government can continue to deliver.
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.
Federal agencies are currently in the midst of developing grand reform plans and four-year strategic plans to submit to OMB this week. But sometimes it is worthwhile to stand back and look at whether you’re doing the basics right.
Praise effort and resilience and avoid singling out intelligence, smartness or talent.
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 a recent article written for Public Sector Digest, Micki Callahan, Human Resources Director for the City and County of San Francisco cited a committed to public service as a key trait for prospective employees. She points out that the public sector cannot always rival the private sector in terms of monetary compensation and otherRead… Read more »
A manager might need temporary talent on a project and doesn’t have it on his/her team. Energetic employees in other parts of the agency may have those skills and would like to share them as a way of broadening his/her professional experience. How can they connect? GovConnect is an initiative sponsored by the Office ofRead… Read more »
Have you ever met someone that just seems to know EXACTLY what their purpose is in life? You know, the ones that do that one thing that just seems to come natural? What is a talent? A talent is a special natural ability given to us all. If you follow the desire, it eventually startsRead… Read more »
The way we hire and utilize specific talent is funny to me. It reminds me of a Mitch Hedberg joke. “When you’re in Hollywood and you’re a comedian, everybody wants you to do things besides comedy. They say, OK, you’re a stand-up comedian — can you act? Can you write? Write us a script?… It’sRead… Read more »