There Are Cheaters All Around Us

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There Are Cheaters All Around Us

Posted on July 5th, by Chris Edmonds in education/training. No Comments

And there are some players that, while not outright cheating, are self-serving, making it about themselves winning and others losing.

Finding that area where they can cut corners, deliver a little less than expected and get away with it, or deceive the customer by using marketing words like “legendary” and “guarantee” without them really meaning anything.

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A Personal Interview

Posted on July 5th, by Liam Ryan in networking/interviewing. 1 Comment

I attended a job interview recently. It was my first one for a long time. And it was for a good job. But I am 54 these days, I wear an eyepatch and having been self-employed in a small town for almost 20 years, I believed the odds were well against me. There would probably … Read More »


Preparing for Federal Job Seeking Has Never Been Easier

Posted on July 5th, by Amanda Wilks in About the Public Sector. No Comments

If you have decided the first or next step in your career should be getting a job in a governmental agency, there are a few things you need to make yourself ready for. The entire job hunting process is different than with private companies and simply navigating the usajobs.gov website may prove difficult. Hopefully, we … Read More »


What is Art?

Posted on July 5th, by Stan Skipworth in education/training. No Comments

In the movie, Mona Lisa Smile, Julia Roberts plays Katherine Ann Watson, a new faculty member at Wellesley College, teaching a course on the ‘History of Art’.  Sensing a significant energy and tension among the students, Watson arrives one day to present a specific question to the class:

What is Art?  And just as importantly, when do … Read More »


4 Ways to Prepare for the Workforce Outside a Degree

Posted on July 5th, by Pete Wheelan in Career Advice. No Comments

Local governments will soon need to replace more than one-third of their employees as Baby Boomers begin to retire en masse over the next decade. Fortunately, as challenging as it might be to gain entry, interest in landing one these jobs after graduation remains as high as ever among Millennial college students.

While this may seem ideal, many of … Read More »


Energizing Leadership Acceleration

Posted on July 5th, by Matt Paese in on the job. No Comments

To speed up in a frenzied world, one must first stop and rethink. But if you are a CEO or business leader seeking fresh insight on how to fundamentally change your organization’s leadership equation, the quest can be exhausting. Two things are true about the current state of guidance on how to grow leaders faster:

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We Are Government. We Are Different!

Posted on July 5th, by Greg Gilbert in About the Public Sector. No Comments

I had just finished a leadership seminar with a group of government supervisors and managers. It was a great session with good interaction. I was reviewing the 20 Feedback Sheets and there it was. Among the 8’s, 9’s and 10’s, there was a SIX! What do they mean? How dare they? Who do they think … Read More »


Every Good Leader Should Practice These Tips

Posted on July 5th, by Caleb Writingservices.ae in Career Advice. No Comments

Research conducted by Jago in 1982 identified that good leaders are made and not born.  A person who has the desire and willpower to become a leader can easily become one because Good leadership can be developed through an infinite process of training, self-study, experience and education.

In order to have a team that has a … Read More »


Preparing for the Coming Millennial Workforce

Posted on June 30th, by Charles Brooks in Career Advice, Public Sector News. 1 Comment

The profile of employees are fundamentally changing with assimilation of a new generation into the workforce. Millennials refer to the generation born between 1982 and 1994. They will constitute up to 50 percent of the U.S. workforce by 2020 and 75 percent of the global workforce by 2030. This means that companies, organizations and government agencies will … Read More »


Information Governance Insights: Binge and Purge

Posted on June 30th, by Robin Woolen in on the job. No Comments

One of the most difficult tasks that every Information Governance program must deal with is getting rid of information assets that have exceeded the retention schedule. This is particularly true at the beginning of the program. There’s several reasons for it; nobody likes other people “messing with their stuff”, people don’t get rid of … Read More »