Government Communicators: The Inside Track

For as long as there have been government communicators and media who report on government, there has been lively debate on the function and value of government communicators. My... Read More »


Consequence Management Boosts Accountability

Every leader, manager, and supervisor in or out of the government sector struggles to hold team members and teams accountable for performance or for values. One senior leader told me, “It’s so... Read More »


Networking Tips & Myths to Build Connections

If you find that the word “networking” makes you want to run in the other direction, you are not alone. Many people are intimidated by the thought of networking.

But... Read More »


Closing the Skills Gap

The so-called “skills gap” is well-known. Companies are looking for employees who, like Liam Neeson in Taken, possess “a very particular set of skills.” On the other hand, unemployed... Read More »


Monitor Your Career Progress Using a Personal Dashboard

I track my running using an app to see how far I’ve run, how long it took, the average and fastest mile times and the number of calories lost.... Read More »


Layoffs: 4 Tips for Your New Journey

“Congratulations! You’re starting a new chapter in your career journey.” That is not what I told myself when I got the phone call informing me not to come into... Read More »


Resume Achievements: How To Make an Impact

What do you do if you’ve listed your education, work experience, and additional skills on your resume, but it still looks thin? One easy solution is to beef up... Read More »


Is Tallahassee Guilty of Economic Segregation?

Disclaimer: The following piece only reflects my opinions and analysis as a resident who was born and raised in the City of Tallahassee. My hope is that my research... Read More »


Leadership & Caring Dangerously

“I’m not here to be your friend, I’m here to be your boss.”

“I’m not paid to be nice, I’m paid to get results.”

“If you don’t like it, go work... Read More »


Resume Tune-Up: 6 Excellent Tips

Recently, I updated my resume. Afterward, I uploaded the updated version to all of the job boards where it is posted. Don’t worry, my boss is not about to... Read More »


Career Patience

I can sit through a three-hour class, in the evening, after working eight hours, and enjoy the experience.  I can sit through a six-hour class, when the weather is... Read More »


Government Trivia and Facts

Most people, in the United States, have an opinion about our government – whether it be the Federal Government, their State Government or their local government. After serving 30... Read More »


Information Governance: The Accepted Standards

No Matter Where You Go, There You Are

If you’ve been keeping up with these articles you have an understanding what Information Governance is and the team you need to... Read More »


Help With Your Federal Job Search: Who is Credentialed?

Everyone needs a little help. Hillary Clinton famously wrote that it takes a village. Steven Covey shared about interdependence. The American Counseling Association (ACA) set aside the month of... Read More »


Enable Team Members to Notice & Act

It is amazing how often food recalls happen here in the US. In March 2015 the FDA issued sixteen recalls for everything from mislabeled to contaminated foodstuffs. According to... Read More »


Job Interviewing Tips for the Extravert

If you’re an extravert then meeting new people and engaging in conversation comes naturally to you. This can be a huge benefit when the time comes for interviewing but... Read More »


Start Your Career in IT

Have you started college recently and decided on majoring in computer science, information technology, or other IT related field of study? Maybe you have considered a career change and... Read More »


Beating Workplace Burnout

“I’m so done…” or “I don’t even care anymore …” Whether you’ve uttered those words yourself (in your mind, or to your manager), or heard them from an employee,... Read More »