Veterans in the Workplace: Transitioning From Military to Civilian

Posted on March 11th, by Gonzalo Duran in eligibility/hiring issues. No Comments

It is a tough shift for some to segue from an enlisted or commissioned member of the military to a civilian. What is lost in the transition process is how valuable a Veteran is! What would make that individual marketable in the work place you ask? Let me paint you a picture of the average … Read More »

Basic Training for Job Seekers: 2014 Style

Posted on February 15th, by Mark Babbitt in Career Advice. No Comments

“What’s the one thing I need to do to stand out among so many applicants?”

That is the question – after speaking engagements, webinars and Twitter chats – that I get most often from young careerists.

Beyond the first-handshake meeting, I rarely know the passions, major, career goals of the person asking the question, so I usually … Read More »

Public Speaking Tips For Your Public Sector Job

Posted on February 15th, by Amy DeWolf in on the job. No Comments

For many of us, public speaking is something we dread (think of the little boy with glossophobia in the Google commercial). Statistics estimate that 75% of the population has a fear of public speaking. But public speaking is a fact of life and an important skill to master. In government, it is often the way … Read More »

Hill Internships for International Relations Students

Posted on February 15th, by John Sinden in on the job. No Comments

If you’re an international relations (IR) student looking for ways to jumpstart your career, ask yourself how much real-world experience you have. Many IR-related positions, including Federal Service Officers, press secretaries, and social research officers, require candidates to have prior experience in a similar field. Internships allow you to gain experience and skills outside the … Read More »