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6 Tips For Surviving A Prolonged Presidential Transition

By on June 4, 2017 in Leadership with 0 Comments
6 Tips For Surviving A Prolonged Presidential Transition

Presidential transitions can be a time of great disruption for the federal workforce. The author provides some tips to make the process easier for federal employees.

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Feds’ Guide to Moving

By on May 29, 2017 in Leadership with 0 Comments
Feds’ Guide to Moving

Federal employees often have to relocate for work, and there are incentives available. These are some tips to help make your move easier.

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The Right Way to Have a Side Business if You’re a Federal Employee

By on May 3, 2017 in Leadership with 0 Comments
The Right Way to Have a Side Business if You’re a Federal Employee

You may have considered starting a side business to go along with your federal job. The author provides some important considerations for running your own business as a federal employee.

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Five Lessons That Can Be Learned From Federal Workers Facing a Furlough

on April 26, 2017 in Leadership with 0 Comments
The author says it's important to ask yourself how prepared you are in the event that you might be facing a furlough, layoff, or reduction in work hours. She provides five tips to help in preparing for unfortunate events such as these.

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How Can You Monitor Legislation That Affects Your Federal Career?

By on April 12, 2017 in Leadership with 0 Comments
How Can You Monitor Legislation That Affects Your Federal Career?

What’s the best way to keep up with legislation that can impact your pay and benefits? The author provides a suggestion.

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President Trump Can Dampen Criticism By Revving Up Federal Hiring

on February 21, 2017 in Leadership with 0 Comments
The author says that hiring some of the federal employees who have yet to be hired or confirmed to fill vacancies in the new administration would go a long way towards putting the "bureaucracy at ease."

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Practical Advice for Incoming Political Appointees from Federal Insiders

By on January 28, 2017 in Human Resources, Leadership with 0 Comments
Practical Advice for Incoming Political Appointees from Federal Insiders

The authors, who have served as agency representatives and management advisors for many years, offer advice for presidential appointees or Schedule Cs and the career executives who may have to work with them as they settle into their jobs.

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3 Reasons Not to Send an Introductory Letter to a Federal Hiring Manager

on December 20, 2016 in Leadership with 0 Comments
The author, who worked as a hiring manager in the government, says that he would naturally tend to recoil when aspiring employees sent him unsolicited emails with a resume. He explains why he believes this is problematic for federal job seekers.

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New Administration: Real Improvement This Time?

By on December 19, 2016 in Leadership with 0 Comments
New Administration: Real Improvement This Time?

New administrations introduce major initiatives that often cannot be sustained, however, the author says this time could be different. He says that the application of new methods by the Trump Administration has the potential of producing results where most everyone gains, or at least, are not any worse off.

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How to Help Your Employees Repay Their Student Loans

By on December 2, 2016 in Leadership with 0 Comments
How to Help Your Employees Repay Their Student Loans

Nearly 14 percent of the American population carries over $1.4 trillion in student loan debt, which rises rapidly every second. Here is some information for programs available to federal employees to help with repaying student loan debts.

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