Leadership

From writing to advancing in your career, you will find tips from our authors on how to become a better leader in your job.

When is it Too Late for a Career Change? Maybe Never

April 2, 2018 3:58 PM
When is it Too Late for a Career Change? Maybe Never

If you are midway through your federal career, is it too late for you to make a change? The author says not only is it not too late, it could be good for you.

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Is Your Government Job Turning You Into A Charity Case?

March 25, 2018 3:05 PM , Updated April 4, 2018 11:51 AM
Is Your Government Job Turning You Into A Charity Case?

Is your job leaving you feeling angry or burned out? The author explains how this can make you feel like a charity case and how you can reverse the trend.

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Beatings Will Continue Until Performance Improves

February 8, 2018 3:41 PM , Updated February 16, 2018 9:26 AM
Beatings Will Continue Until Performance Improves

“Accountability” often means that somebody needs to be fired. The author says a more productive approach in the workplace is to instead celebrate incremental progress.

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The Personal ROI of Happy in Government

January 24, 2018 3:07 PM , Updated January 29, 2018 1:32 PM
The Personal ROI of Happy in Government

Happy employees make for more engaged employees. The author explains how this applies to federal employment.

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How Can Engineers Working in the Federal Government Advance Their Careers?

November 24, 2017 11:57 AM

A master’s degree can help advance an engineer’s career with the federal government, but it is important to be sure the degree is relevant to the specific profession.

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2 Simple Things Feds Can Do To Be Far Healthier At Work

November 21, 2017 3:49 PM

Sitting for long periods of time doing office work can be detrimental to your health in the long term. These are two simple tips to help improve your health when working in an office environment.

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9 Federal Job Search Tips That Actually Work

September 17, 2017 1:20 PM , Updated November 15, 2017 10:25 AM
9 Federal Job Search Tips That Actually Work

With a well-planned approach, applying for a federal job can go more smoothly. These are some tips to help make the process better.

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Is a Graduate Degree Worth It?

September 12, 2017 3:56 PM

Is getting an advanced degree worth it? The author looks at some of the considerations as well as pros and cons.

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How a Postage Stamp Saved My Life

July 21, 2017 3:43 PM

The author tells the story of how a postage stamp caused her to see her life in a more positive way.

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6 Tips For Surviving A Prolonged Presidential Transition

June 4, 2017 8:31 AM

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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