Posts Tagged: Young

What Is Your Boss Really Looking For (And Thinking)?

We all have bosses. For many employees, that means one deceivingly simple question generates a great deal of thought: what is my boss thinking? After a high-energy lunchtime session, Next Generation of Government participants attending one of the breakout sessions had the opportunity to tackle this question and learn how its answer can help guide… Read more »

Public Service in Action at NextGen!

During this year’s Next Generation of Government Training Summit, public service both within and outside of the workplace will be highlighted, as GovLoop and the Young Government Leaders will have a collection drive at the summit for the National Capital Area Food Bank! This is in conjunction with the annual Feds Feed Families initiative, and… Read more »

NCMA DC Chapter Speed Mentoring Event – February 28, 2013

REGISTER AT THE LINK BELOW: http://www.ncmadc.net/events/?regevent_action=register&event_id=30&name_of_event=Speed+Mentoring+&Networking_Event “What advice do you have for new contracting professionals?” “What type of training are leaders recommending for career development?” “How do I handle making a mistake?” These are just some of the questions and concerns that are on the minds of many of today’s acquisition professionals. In response, the… Read more »

Political Leaders (Sort of) Address Changing Face of Government Business

Last month, I had the pleasure of attending a Tech Town Hall hosted by the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) and Microsoft. The event brought together Virginia U.S. Senate candidates George Allen and Tim Kaine, along with a number of business leaders like Jim Sheaffer, President, North American Sector, CSC; Dendy Young, Managing Partner, McLean… Read more »

All the Cool Kids Are Doing It: 3 Reasons to Read The Hunger Games & Other YA Lit

So you may have heard about that new Hunger Games movie or know a little something a boy named Harry, but honestly, why should you be reading young adult literature (YA Lit)? Isn’t it just for kids? Actually, no, YA Lit is awesome because it can teach some great lessons that you will actually enjoy… Read more »

Ask The Gov Expert: Greg Rothwell (former) CPO, DHS

Well we have heard what Dr. Nick Nayak, CPO, DHS had to say at the recent GovUp! Now let’s take a look at what Mr. Greg Rothwell, (former) CPO, DHS had to tell young govies! You gave us your questions…and we asked the Gov Expert! RaffertyWeiss Media (http://raffertyweiss.com/government-video-production/index.html) is a full-service creative video production company,… Read more »

Ask the Gov Expert: Dr. Nick Nayak, CPO, DHS

In case you missed the recent Gov Up at Public House in National Harbour, Young Government Leaders and Gov Loop had Dr. Nick Nayak, Chief Procurement Officer, U.S. Department of Homeland Security answer some of your most pressing questions on camera. A BIG THANK YOU to Rafferty Weiss Media for filming this video!  RaffertyWeiss… Read more »