Police Officers: Networking into a Second Career

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Police Officers: Networking into a Second Career

Posted on December 12th, by John Eldridge in education/training. No Comments

Cops have the best networks. The bond between police officers is strong and builds a unique community of trust. Think about it. All those life and death situations that police come across, the stress, the many challenges and yes, the danger. It all works to bring them closer together than a lot of other employee … Read More »


Bringing Storytime to the Boardroom and the Classroom

Posted on December 12th, by Bennett Dwosh in education/training. No Comments

Think back to the last great presentation that you watched. How did the speaker begin? Did he or she start by jumping right into the details or did they launch into a narrative, setting the stage for what was to come?

As presenters, in our jobs, community involvement, or in the classroom, we have the opportunity … Read More »


Social Science Celebrated

Posted on December 12th, by Marc Plooster in education/training. No Comments

Why are the arts celebrated?  Why are STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) programs heavily supported?  Why are efforts to advance professions successful?  Why DON’T we equally celebrate, support, and have success advancing non-arts humanities and social sciences?

The idea to write about non-arts humanities and social sciences comes from the confluence of pondering art competitions, … Read More »


Information Governance: Communication & Training Plans

Posted on December 12th, by Robin Woolen in About the Public Sector. No Comments

It’s not SOP if nobody knows about it

We’ve been talking for months about how to build an Information Governance program for your organization. You’ve got a steering committee in place, the records identified, retention established, repository ready and you are ready to flip the switch on this thing and point it to the door. As … Read More »


Who Are “YOU” When You Do What You Do?

Posted on December 11th, by Chris Edmonds in education/training. 2 comments

Do people – employees, peers, bosses, customers, everyone – feel valued when they interact with you? Do they feel listened to – and heard? Do they feel you make every effort to address their needs – or explain what you can do for them?

In our “get it done,” fast-paced work environment, these are tough questions … Read More »


A Positive Article About Dying!

Posted on December 10th, by Liam Ryan in education/training. 3 comments

I appreciate my demise is a regular theme of my writing. But maybe it is important that I prompt contemplation of this huge, inevitable event that most of us spend our lives trying to ignore. And perhaps a more useful outcome of my reflections is that they were not what I expected them to be.

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Unleashing the Potential of Women Entrepreneurs

Posted on December 10th, by Valerie Martinelli in About the Public Sector. No Comments

Recent studies have shown that women are half as likely than men to start a business. While this is a gender equality issue, it is also an economic one. We compose over 50 percent of the U.S. population, have earned 60 percent of undergraduate degrees, 60 percent of Master’s degrees, and almost 50 percent of … Read More »


Fear of Hacking Could Send Your Resume Packing

Posted on December 10th, by American Public University System in networking/interviewing. No Comments

By Courtney Bousquet
Career Coach at American Public University

In the day and age of digital resumes and job applications you could be hurting yourself by doing this simple and common thing, sending attachments to recruiters. In the wake of credit card hacking and identity theft, companies are cracking down on hacking threats by suggesting employees avoid … Read More »


The Root of All Diversity

Posted on December 10th, by Stan Skipworth in About the Public Sector. No Comments

As 2015 reluctantly winds down to its final days, I find a highly-charged momentum continues on a topic that has become and will seemingly remain among the most important objectives of any organization and its leaders.

Across the country, from companies to communities to colleges, the dialog of how to pursue diversity and inclusivity in genuine, … Read More »


Office Etiquette for the Holiday Season

Posted on December 10th, by Erin Kennedy in on the job. No Comments

December is here!  Some places have already seen snow, shoppers are recovering from Black Friday madness, and all of you are looking forward to the many celebrations that take place at work and at home. Okay, maybe not ALL of you, but most professionals will have some sort of work-related holiday celebrating to deal with, … Read More »