Posts Tagged: training

Project of the Week – Federally Employed Women and the National Training Program

This week’s Project of the Week features the Federally Employed Women organization. Thanks to GovLoop member Patt Franc and to Sue Webster and Rachel Combs of FEW for sharing their story. Federally Employed Women (FEW) is 4000 members strong and is a private, non-profit organization founded in 1968 after the issuance of Executive Order 11375Read… Read more »

Initiating a Corporate Social Media Presence – Unleash Your Inner Star Power

Social Media’s a scary animal, especially for companies or organizations that are accountable to stakeholders, policy, law or any other governing entity that exists to mitigate risk. Also, social media is an online collaboration channel and tools domain that’s most appropriately and effectively utilized by humans, i.e. individual personalities (preferably employees) – vs. corporate personasRead… Read more »

Around the District for April/May 2009

http://uscgd13.blogspot.com/2009/06/in-this-video-released-by-coast-guard.html In this video released by the Coast Guard, highlights of Coast Guard stories and events encompassing the Pacific Northwest are presented. This Around the District episode covers April / May 2009 and includes the MSST 91101 GITMO deployment, cases caught on tape, Surfmans Check Award, Military Appreciation Night with the Mariners, chainsaw training, EarthRead… Read more »

“A Federal Family Portrait” and “Reaching Generation C”

This past week, I delivered a couple presentations at the 2009 American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) International Conference and Exposition. Below are the slide decks. After you’ve had a chance to peruse them, I’d be interested in getting your feedback on a couple key question that arose in all of my sessions: 1.Read… Read more »

RecoveryActTraining.com: An Experiment in SEO and Social Media

You’ve seen a lot of posts from me regarding the social media activities of other agencies. Never have I highlighted an endeavor from my own organization. Well, this post changes everything! Here’s the backdrop: Throughout its history, the Graduate School has always adapted in creative ways to the changing needs of government. A few weeksRead… Read more »

Cheap Training Tip #3: Leadership Goes to the Movies

Cheap Training Trick #3: Leadership Goes to the Movies I ran across an old black & white documentary clip from the 1950’s on YouTube the other day and, after I stopped laughing, it got me thinking about using movies in schools and in adult educational programs. When I was in school, we used to cheerRead… Read more »

GPO has a new site design!

On Monday, May 4, 2004 GPO launched the new site design that incorporates a more transparent look and feel, with added web 2.0 elements! Government officials and customers alike agree that this site is simply amazing! “This totally brings us forward with the technological advances we’ve made as an agency,” says one happy employee. TheRead… Read more »