Tag: Leadership Skills

How Federal Agencies Can Integrate Social Media Marketing

Filed in News by on April 26, 2016 Comments

How can federal agencies effectively use social media as part of their marketing strategy? The author offers some tips.

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The Do’s and Don’t’s of a Municipal EVP

Filed in News by on March 28, 2016 Comments

The author describes her experience with setting up an employee volunteer program (EVP) when she worked for city government. She shares some of what she learned and how it can be applied to the federal government.

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6 Steps to Starting a Side Business

Filed in News by on January 26, 2016 Comments

Some federal employees work on the side, sometimes with their own business. However, federal workers must be careful before starting a venture as feds may have more restrictions than some in private industry. These are some tips to help those who may be exploring the possibility of setting up their own side business.

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How to Become a More Memorable Manager

Filed in News by on January 25, 2016 Comments

Public speaking is a difficult thing to do for many people. These are seven tips that can help to make you “the most memorable person in the room.”

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Take Charge, Be Active, and Be Honest

Filed in News by on January 20, 2016 Comments

The author says that when we write, it’s important to be active and take command of the words we write to make them our own. He illustrates this point with some examples of passive statements designed to deflect blame from the individuals making them.

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How To Pay For College Without Taking on Debt

Filed in News by on January 14, 2016 Comments

With the cost of college tuition skyrocketing, getting a degree without drowning in debt may seem nearly impossible. The author lists some options and benefits available to federal employees to help offset the growing costs of higher education.

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Writing It Tight And Getting To The Point

Filed in News by on January 7, 2016 Comments

The author says that when it comes to writing, it’s important to get to the point quickly and then back it up with details. He explains what he means and why this is important.

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Why You’ll Never Have Work/Life Balance

Filed in News by on December 22, 2015 Comments

Many people struggle with achieving a balance between work and their personal lives. The author explains why she believes this struggle exists.

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