My Perspective on the Fundamentals of Non-Discrimination Policies

About the Public Sector

My Perspective on the Fundamentals of Non-Discrimination Policies

Posted on October 14th, by Valerie Martinelli in About the Public Sector. No Comments

I recently gave an interview about the need for non-discrimination policies in the workplace. The questions reminded me of why we need to protect our workers in both the public and private sectors. The biggest remaining question is, however, what can we strive for?

What Are the Basics? 

Non-Discrimination policies are put into place to protect employees. … Read More »

Advice to Advance Your Career in Government

Posted on October 14th, by Gabe Gabrielsen in About the Public Sector. No Comments

This is the first article of a five-part series on how to maximize your career in government.  Whether you are looking for a promotion or a new job assignment the five insights I will share will provide you with a competitive edge.  So many government employees see no path to career advancement; however these five … Read More »

LIFE – A Simple Complexity

Posted on October 11th, by Liam Ryan in education/training. 1 Comment

I am quite enjoying being in my fifties. The stage of your life when all of the elements, if not quite come together, get as close are they are probably going to. It is the brow of the hill of life. You are old enough to look back and be reflective and wise, but still … Read More »

Accountability in the Public Sector

Posted on October 8th, by Jeffrey Morgan in About the Public Sector. No Comments

When we were young, my sisters and I would roll our eyes as we were forced to hear my father recite one of his favorite aphorisms: accidents don’t just happen; they are caused. These lectures were generally preceded by incidents we described as accidents. As a man of the private sector and the military, my … Read More »

The Price and Cost of Free Speech

Posted on October 8th, by Randy Burba in About the Public Sector. No Comments

Once upon a time, colleges and universities  were  the place to explore and express new ideas, and to have vigorous debate and discourse, often about highly polarizing issues that included abortion, war, civil rights, and religion.  There was intensity and passion, but there was also respect that allowed for both sides to express themselves as … Read More »

USAJOBS Already Knows Your Questions

Posted on October 8th, by American Public University System in About the Public Sector. No Comments

By Leia O’Connell, MSW
Contributor, Career Coach

Fresh out of college (many years ago), I remember starting my first real job search with little to no guidance. The basics of how to use a job search engine were obvious, but I did not truly understand the mechanics of how different engines worked. USAJOBS is the search engine … Read More »

PSSX: The Public Safety Stock Exchange

Posted on October 8th, by Stan Skipworth in About the Public Sector. No Comments

As most of us know well, England voted and chose to leave the European Union in what became known as “Brexit”.  An immediate reaction to that decision was an immediate and significant decline in the financial markets around the world.   Yet, in just the few weeks after that worldwide reaction, those same financial trade indexes showed unprecedented … Read More »

Remembering the Untold Story of Women Who Broke the Glass Ceiling

Posted on October 8th, by Barbara Hackman Franklin in About the Public Sector, Public Sector News. No Comments

When I tell my story about recruiting women for high-level government jobs back in the 1970s, I often hear – from younger women – that they had no idea the hurdles we had to overcome to strive for equality for women in the workplace.

I grew up in a world these young women will never know. … Read More »

LSAT: All You Need to Know For Exam Success

Posted on October 8th, by Dave Landry in education/training. No Comments

Most law schools approved by the American Bar Association require applicants to take the LSAT (Law School Admission Test) for admissions and to prove they have what it takes to succeed in law school. If you’re aiming for some of the top law schools, you’ll need to achieve almost perfect scores. Here’s all that you … Read More »

How to Overcome Procrastination, Resistance & Fear

Posted on September 11th, by Meiko Patton in education/training. 2 comments

Now that we’ve got your self-esteem up and your self-talk is positive from my last post, let’s tackle the next hurdle in your fight to become a more attractive person. Yes, we will tackle the ugly, three-eyed monster of procrastination, resistance and fear.

Have you ever heard of the Ziegarnik Effect? 

Basically it says that something undone, … Read More »