3 Key Steps For Giving Feedback To Your Boss

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3 Key Steps For Giving Feedback To Your Boss

Posted on August 14th, by Chantal Wynter in on the job. No Comments

Giving your boss feedback can be a scary thing especially if the feedback is negative or as I call it an opportunity for growth. To prepare yourself for this task, first think of the feedback as an opportunity for growth for both you and your boss. If your boss is able to accept this feedback … Read More »


How Women Can Become More Competitive: A Powerful Perspective

Posted on August 13th, by Valerie Martinelli in on the job, Trends. No Comments

Prior to starting my Consulting business, one of the most common things that I heard from other women was that they felt overlooked when it came to personal development services. The objectives of my business include delivering a platform for women on an individual basis that will provide them with access to the assistance which … Read More »


Engage Your Staff

Posted on August 9th, by Scott Lesnick in on the job. No Comments

Statistics are everywhere if we choose to look. However, more than half of the companies seem to look the other way regarding employee engagement

The cost is simple-retention goes down, employees leave for a “better fit and feeling” and you’re left with the arduous task of filling more positions.

Training the new hires cost money too even … Read More »


IT Certifications: Bite the Bullet

Posted on August 9th, by Jacquelyn Brookins in Career Advice. No Comments

Are you having a hard time launching your IT career or has your resume been floating around without many bites? Even worse, have recruiters called about exciting new opportunities, yet you didn’t have the technical certifications required for the position?

Certifications aren’t only desired to show that you possess a specific body of knowledge or skill, … Read More »


How to Interview for a Career in Law

Posted on August 9th, by Todd Tenge in networking/interviewing. No Comments

Job interviews are stressful by nature.

The stakes are high, as one wrong move could cost you gainful employment, and the stress of that situation is compounded by the fact that many other candidates are doing their best to make themselves look better than you.

If you know what to expect and how to handle yourself during … Read More »


Confessions of an Inspirational Blogger

Posted on August 9th, by Liam Ryan in Career Advice. No Comments

At the same time every month, you know it will appear.  You begin with anticipation, then delight, but soon fear. What will I say this time, what can I possibly write to 7 million readers, that’s what brings the fright.

Michael Hurwitz soon comes calling, an email from L.A.  Our many readers at Gov. Talk, are … Read More »


12 Great Questions Leaders ASK Other Leaders

Posted on August 9th, by Bob Tiede in on the job. No Comments

When you connect with other leaders what do you ask them?

Have you ever had opportunity to spend time with another leader that you would love to learn from and felt tongue-tied?  These opportunities can happen spontaneously – like during a refreshment break at a conference or finding yourself seated next to a leader on an … Read More »


The Value in Analyzing Job Descriptions

Posted on August 8th, by American Public University System in Career Advice. No Comments

By Jaymie Pompeo
Contributor, Career Coach

We all say we read job descriptions, but do we really invest the time in discovering the true value offered? As job seekers, it’s our responsibility to figure out the best way to position ourselves and a job description can present substantial clues. If analyzed properly, there’s a huge advantage in … Read More »


How to Become a More Memorable Manager

Posted on July 9th, by Meiko Patton in Career Advice. No Comments

Many of us in our federal careers have struggled at one time or another to get the attention of employees when speaking to them in a group. This can cause us to doubt whether we are commanding the respect that our position deserves. According to author and behavioral investigator Vanessa Van Edwards, this isn’t … Read More »


Pick Your Own Career Adventure

Posted on July 9th, by Marc Plooster in Career Advice. No Comments

A number of the employees at the city where I work are retiring. These events do a few things: they confirm what has been told to me repeatedly and they make me question what position I will be when – more like if – I retire.

The apparent number of retirements confirm the predictions a turnover … Read More »