The Peace Corps is involved in a dispute with DonorSee, a crowdfunding site that lets people donate directly to aid relief projects around the globe. The author looks at the situation and its potential impact on fundraising.
It’s been over 10 years since OPM released an emergency preparedness survey. The author says its past time for developing another one.
The author says that federal employees who plan to get an advanced degree should make their decision carefully because poorly choosing a course of study can lead to a dead end career path with the government.
The author says that as the prevalence of cell phones has increased, customer service practices must evolve along with it. She provides some tips that federal employees in customer service positions should keep in mind when dealing with customers who may be talking on their phones.
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.