About the Public Sector
More than a third of the country’s population is healthcare illiterate. What does this mean? It means that these members of the population struggle to obtain and process healthcare knowledge and data. Thus, they make less-informed healthcare decisions, ultimately jeopardizing their lives.
There are a number of factors that contribute to health literacy, or a lack … Read More »
It happened again…my dog hunted and “captured” a rabbit in our backyard! I have a Basenji, which is a breed from Africa who has hunting instincts, especially rodents. Those hunting instincts are strong and she just can’t help herself.
Just as animals have those natural instincts, so do we humans. Our brains are wired for social interaction.
Dr. David Rock is … Read More »
By Dr. Oliver Hedgepeth, Program Director, Government Contracts and Acquisition at American Public University
Remember the yellow, No. 2, FaberCastell pencil? It was the American standard for decades of K-12 schools and colleges and could also be found inside the gray, government-issued desks, along with the black ballpoint pens that said “US Government.”
I have with 20 FaberCastell … Read More »
There’s life after police work. A lot of my friends went on to second careers when their police careers ended. Some stayed in the investigations field and became private investigators or security specialists. Others wanted to try something completely different and found careers in business. Several became realtors. A couple wrote books. One went into … Read More »
Ask any social media manager for a government agency what works, and you will likely get this question in return: “Works for what purpose?” There are many reasons government agencies might turn toward social media to communicate with citizens: emergency communications, event updates, meeting announcements, etc. The problem many agencies have is a valid one … Read More »
When Nelson Mandela said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world,” he could have been referring to the career path of a public sector worker. Public service jobs address complex issues and require higher learning. Read these tips to create a well-developed strategy to find the best college … Read More »
The ushering in of the information age from the industrial age was supposed to allow an individual to live anywhere and remain a productive member of society. This meant that someone could, if they found it desirable, live in the forests of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and through the use of telecommunications, work in … Read More »
In last month’s article we started on the first of The Four “Ws” of Information Governance which are:
What are your information assets?Where are they located?
When can you dispose of them?
Who manages them and has access to them?
Once you have identified your Information Assets the next logical step is to document exactly where they are. I … Read More »
Women compose over half of the world’s population, however, our contributions to measured economic activity, growth, and security remains considerably below its potential. The challenges of growth, job creation, and involvement are all closely interconnected. Growth and stability are essential in order to give women the necessary opportunities, however, our participation within the labor market … Read More »
When I was asked to submit a piece for this month, I wasn’t quite sure what it was going to be. But by the time I managed to sit down to begin there appeared to be only one topic I could write about.
Sometimes a single image can capture the attention of the entire world. For … Read More »