Accountability in the Public Sector

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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 »


6 steps to turn your talents into strengths

Posted on September 7th, by David Shindler in education/training. No Comments

I don’t do social media. Have you ever heard that comment from anyone? Translated it might mean I don’t get it, I’m not interested, I don’t like it or I’m scared of it. It’s a choice. If that’s you, this post will help you embrace change with less fear and more optimism. We all have … Read More »


Leading in a life of Purpose, Not Preference

Posted on September 7th, by Stan Skipworth in education/training. No Comments

Earlier today, my family—like millions of other families—began the new school year.  In our case, we had a fresh batch of eager kids ready to get to their campuses (I’ll come back to that in a moment; I know it might seem a bit peculiar to some readers).  With a high school sophomore who went in one … Read More »


Politics, Religion and Pizza

Posted on September 7th, by Scott Lesnick in About the Public Sector. No Comments

Today’s insight focuses on an important part of our fabric. It’s calling again and again and while we’re able to ignore it for a while; its power can overtake us in a moment of weakness.

Sure, I’m talking pizza-hot or cold! But what’s my pizza got to do with this political and religious stuff you lead … Read More »