Posts Tagged: training

The New USAJobs – Great Customer Service!

And the award for Best Customer Service goes to…USAJobs! Finally – a federal agency (the Office of Personnel Management) that really, really listened to its audience and gave us what we want. Plain. Simple. To the point. The new USAJobs website looks like Google. It’s a stripped-down version of its former self (which really wasn’tRead… Read more »

Training Employees – Hours Consumed by Employees – PART II

Back in September last year I posted a blog on 2008 statistics on how various industries are providing training hours. I happy to say the statistics include Government this time around! What’s shocking is the fact that the median annual training hours in Government is in single digits – 6.8 hours – whereas other industriesRead… Read more »

Measuring Social Media and Determining Next Steps

Slides from a presentation I delivered this past Monday at the Advanced Learning Institute’s Social Media for Government conference. What do you think of the method we lay out? Would this method be useful in your agency? Measuring Social Media And Determining Next Steps View more documents from GovLoop. Favorite

Independent Electric to Break Ground on Warehouse/Training Facility in Levelland Industrial Rail Park

Levelland City and Economic Development officials announce the ground breaking on December 8, 2009 at 3:00 p.m of a $500,000 warehouse/training facility to be built in the new Levelland Industrial Rail Park. “We’re excited for Janet and David Duffy and the employees of Independent Electric,” said Dave Quinn, executive director of the Levelland Economic DevelopmentRead… Read more »

4 Best Practices for Fighting Phishing Attacks

by Sophicity Phishing is a form of fraud that masquerades as an official email or website which attempts to steal a victim’s username, password, and other information. Typically, a scammer will send an email that appears to be from a well-known bank, asking the user to log in to their account. When the victim clicksRead… Read more »

Focused Crisis Communications Saves Savings and Loan

So how prepared are you, really, for a disaster? How often do you review and update your crisis communications plan? How frequently do your spokespeople go through a refresher media training course? And have they been prepped in working with different types of media and different challenging scenarios? Those organizations with actual plans that areRead… Read more »