7 Habits to Help Advance Your Career In Government

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7 Habits to Help Advance Your Career In Government

Posted on December 10th, by Eva Wislow in Career Advice. No Comments

Every worker’s dream is to advance their career and scale to the highest heights in their field of expertise. For instance, Elaine Boone, an HR manager at CareersBooster says, “We are seeing more and more customers who have the intention to get a promotion by leaving their current job and applying for a higher position … Read More »


Why Geography Matters in Your Job Search

Posted on December 10th, by American Public University System in Career Advice. No Comments

By Kristen Carter, M.Ed., GCDF
Contributor, Senior Career Exploration Specialist

Do you thrive on the buzz of a big city, or do you prefer to wake up to the scenic countryside? Does the hustle and bustle of a metropolitan area excite you? Or is your preference to only visit big cities, having never really envisioned yourself … Read More »


Information Governance Insights: The Right Tool for the Job

Posted on December 10th, by Robin Woolen in About the Public Sector. No Comments

If there is one common theme I’ve found over the past twenty years it’s that client’s consistently believe that technology will solve all their problems. There’s a number of reason’s for this; software sales and marketing people with nifty presentations that promise a simple solution (for a price) or the always present desire to push … Read More »


Time Management Obstacles: 3 Ways to Design a Better Day

Posted on December 10th, by Beth Beutler in education/training. No Comments

Picture your evening after a long day of working or job searching.

Do you transition from career mode to a state of relaxation, enjoying lingering time with your loved ones, and taking a few moments to prepare for the next day? Or do you collapse in exhaustion, rushing to get done with today’s responsibilities (that are … Read More »


How “Passion” Might Sink Your Job Interview

Posted on December 10th, by Karin Hurt in networking/interviewing. 1 Comment

“Sarah” was pretty upset.

“Karin, I thought the interview was in the bag. The owner seemed pleased, and I had great stories for all his behavior-based questions. But I just got an email telling me that was concerned that I might not have enough enthusiasm for training!

I’m stunned. You KNOW how important training is to me—I’m … Read More »


How to Maintain a Competitive Workforce in The New Year

Posted on December 10th, by Valerie Martinelli in on the job. No Comments

As 2016 ends it is worth looking ahead to next year and what may be in store for workplaces. As we expect shifts in policy, many are wondering if we should be changing directions or lean in and stay the course to maintain a competitive workforce? My advice is to lean in and stay the … Read More »


Career Inertia

Posted on December 10th, by Marc Plooster in Career Advice. No Comments

As stated in Newton’s first law of motion: an object either remains at rest or continues to move at a constant velocity, unless acted upon by a net force. If a career, a noun, can be connected to an object, also a noun, a career that is either stopped or stalled remains on its present … Read More »


Politics Is Local and National

Posted on November 14th, by Marc Plooster in About the Public Sector. No Comments

Despite being fatigued from the recent conclusion of the 2016 general elections that have dominated news for more than a year, we need to not forget about the impact of the most recent elections on the future. No, I am not talking about the hundreds of future PhDs that will be written on this election, … Read More »


Expert Advice to Improve Your Diversity Goals

Posted on November 14th, by Valerie Martinelli in on the job. No Comments

It is known that diversity and inclusion practices are beneficial for businesses, their workforce, their customers, and communities. These practices can mean any number of things to many- creating balance within gender, race, sexual orientation, or something else. Finding and retaining a workforce is always challenging. Once diversity and inclusion goals are included within the … Read More »


Build a Great Personal Brand Through Social Proof

Posted on November 14th, by Mark Babbitt in education/training. No Comments

You’ve heard the saying “guilt by association”– where the reputation you’ve earned, right or wrong, is tied to the behavior of a wrong-doer. No, there is no evidence of your wrong-doing. But you are considered guilty simply by hanging around them.

In the Social Age, guilty by association has never been more common. We are judged … Read More »