Posts Tagged: talent

Landmark Disability Law Turns 23: Fight for Equality & Inclusion Continues

In case you missed it, July 26 marked the 23rd anniversary of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The groundbreaking statute was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush in 1990 (pictured above). Since then, the ADA has been instrumental in securing justice and equal opportunity for people with disabilities in all facetsRead… Read more »

2013 Inclusion Summit

Creating Innovation & Competitive Advantage with Cultural Competence & Diversity An organization with diversified talent is an organization with amazing potential for collaboration, innovation and heightened productivity. However, only organizations that practice inclusion can tap into the full potential of a diverse workforce. Defining inclusion is one thing but having a culture that embodies itRead… Read more »

Agency Facebook Career Pages + USAJobs Integration? Finally!!

Government needs to start engaging with talent better. The company Work4 Labs, Inc., has introduced a way for Federal agencies to push their jobs listed on USAJobs directly to their Agency’s Facebook page. Now, candidates can not only view jobs on Facebook, but also have the ability at the job level to see who elseRead… Read more »

I am looking for an Executive Position as I transition out of civil service, why would I want to attend a career event?

(As I teach classes at many of the local government agencies on career search and social media, from time to time I get questions from professionals who are in their career transition. I just got this question this morning from someone in one of my classes about their attendance to our upcoming Cleared Job Fair.Read… Read more »

Win a Free Conference Pass to Excellence in Government

We hope to see many GovLoopers at the Excellence in Government Conference taking place at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C. next week! With an excellent line-up of speakers and a number of interesting topics to cover, it will be a great opportunity for those across government to gather, discuss and collaborate. In thatRead… Read more »

One of the Hottest Recruiting Networking and Education Events is Almost Sold Out!

A few years ago a colleague I had met through social media asked me to be part of an initial group of recruiters who were putting on an event here in DC. The event was to be geared for recruiters by recruiters talking about the challenges here in the Washington DC area. Many of usRead… Read more »

HR Professionals, Social Media, and Talent Acquisition of the Future

By Ebony Scurry, PHR, GCDF-I Social Media for HR Professional Development Should HR professionals be using social media tools? Being connected with social media tools can make it easy for an HR professional to stay up to date on the latest trends and resources that will impact themselves and their customers. Human Resources professionals canRead… Read more »

Managing Organizational Change – Valuable Input from Our Clients

Here are the highlights from the First Annual Signature Development Organizational Development Roundtable discussion on Managing Organizational Change. Below you will find the major questions clients asked during the discussion as well as some of the best practices CHENEGA, U.S. Department of Energy and other client organizations are implementing to manage organizational change. Challenges: CreatingRead… Read more »

Need a Job? Three Steps to Take Now

The fact that millions of Americans are unemployed or underemployed is not news. Although we seem to be engaged in Einstein’s infamous trap of ‘doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.’ Policy makers are debating how to entice businesses into hiring more people and the unemployed are angry and frustrated overRead… Read more »