Remembering the Untold Story of Women Who Broke the Glass Ceiling

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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 »


The BREXIT Dust Is Settling: 1 Month Later

Posted on July 20th, by Oscar Pearson in About the Public Sector, Public Sector News. No Comments

For the overwhelming majority of the IN/OUT campaign, polls pointed towards a Remain victory. Britain set to stay in EU were the claims widely accepted in the midst of the referendum race.

But even then, even before 23rd June, we were all aware of how utterly inaccurate opinion polls can be – and indeed have been … Read More »


Preparing for the Coming Millennial Workforce

Posted on June 30th, by Charles Brooks in Career Advice, Public Sector News. 1 Comment

The profile of employees are fundamentally changing with assimilation of a new generation into the workforce. Millennials refer to the generation born between 1982 and 1994. They will constitute up to 50 percent of the U.S. workforce by 2020 and 75 percent of the global workforce by 2030. This means that companies, organizations and government agencies will … Read More »


National Safety Month: Stay Safe Out There!

Posted on June 9th, by H.E. James in About the Public Sector, Public Sector News. No Comments

How many businesses and agencies have you visited where the “Days Without Injury” sign reads in the single digits? What about the sign at your organization? This is one instance where the greater the number, the greater the success at workplace safety, and June is the month to focus on staying safe at work, at … Read More »


It’s National Foster Care Month!

Posted on May 12th, by H.E. James in Public Sector News, Trends. No Comments

The month of May is a month for celebrating new beginnings.  Weather patterns are turning, and summer is just around the corner.  In the spirit of providing new beginnings for many children who need them, May also happens to be National Foster Care Month.

National Foster Care Month was established in 1988 by Ronald Reagan as … Read More »


Municipal IT Director: 6 Must Have Qualities

Posted on May 12th, by Jeffrey Morgan in networking/interviewing, Public Sector News. No Comments

There’s nothing worse than that gut wrenching feeling of buyer’s remorse. You have been anxiously awaiting the arrival of your expensive, shiny new gadget and have high expectations. You open the box and find that it is beautifully wrapped. You unpack it, plug it in, and . . .

Nothing.  It’s a dud!

If you bought it … Read More »


Start a Government Employee Volunteer Program!

Posted on April 9th, by H.E. James in About the Public Sector, Public Sector News. No Comments

Do you have multiple employees within your municipal organization who give back to your community through volunteering with nonprofits?  If so, April is their month, and if you don’t have an employee volunteer program (EVP), it’s the perfect time to do it.

National Volunteer Month has expanded since President Nixon created National Volunteer Week in 1974, … Read More »