New Opportunities and Challenges with the Gig Economy

Posted on October 8th, by Alex Meyer in on the job. No Comments

The job landscape is quickly changing. Jobs that were once readily available and steady sources of income to millions of people are changing or disappearing. It’s a topic that has come up a lot in this year’s political campaigns.

But not all is despair. With any change brings new opportunities. And one of the largest growing … 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 »