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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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What the Cop Show Blue Bloods Can Teach You About Writing Better Emails

By on November 27, 2016 in Leadership with 0 Comments
What the Cop Show Blue Bloods Can Teach You About Writing Better Emails

Believe it or not, the TV drama Blue Bloods can teach us about writing better emails and improving our writing generally). Here are some lessons we can learn from the show.

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Don’t Let E-Mails Delete Your Federal Career

By on November 15, 2016 in Court Cases, Leadership with 0 Comments
Don’t Let E-Mails Delete Your Federal Career

Misuse of email can lead to the end of a federal employee’s career. Here are some tips to make sure this doesn’t happen to you.

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Report Suggests Next Administration Make Radical Changes to the Federal Workforce

By on October 27, 2016 in Leadership, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Report Suggests Next Administration Make Radical Changes to the Federal Workforce

A new report says that the incoming presidential administration should consider making some radical changes to the federal workforce in order to improve government performance.

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How to Disagree With a Co-worker Without Getting Into a Fight

on October 17, 2016 in Leadership with 0 Comments
Considering the average American spends 40 hours or more at work each week, arguments with others in the office are inevitable. When disagreements with co-workers go bad, they leave you frustrated and humiliated. At their worst, they could even cost you your jobs. The good news is, they don’t have to.

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