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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 »


Rethinking Your Next Job Search

Posted on June 11th, by Marc Plooster in Career Advice. No Comments

A Job Is Like Transportation

If a personal car is transportation of choice, one vehicle generally does not last forever. I acknowledge there are cars whose owner remains the original driver. A one owner classic car may be like a family business which sounds like a great idea, but it’s not for everyone. Another main mode … Read More »


Creating Effective Gender Diversity Action Plans

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

Gender diversity is an important and admirable objective. However, it is not just a women’s issue or one that requires consideration, debates, and discussion. Setting goals is also commendable but how do we achieve them? Gender diversity is a complex societal and economic issue. Gender diversity within organizations can only be successful if leaders are … Read More »


Fire Your Annual Performance Review

Posted on June 10th, by Jeffrey Morgan in on the job. No Comments

The Ultimate Manager

My English Shepherd, Birdie is the ultimate manager. Now that lawn and garden season has finally arrived, he is always barking at the crack of dawn. “Up and Adam! Time to get working in the garden. Hop to it!” As soon as we are hard at work, Birdie digs a hole so he … Read More »


Reforming the Future of Education

Posted on June 9th, by Jeff Barison in About the Public Sector, Public Sector News. No Comments

Back in 2010, the Obama Administration compiled and published a broad-based collection of education initiatives.  Many of these initiatives received substantive media fanfare while other parts of the education reform process were simply put in motion.

More specifically, the reform of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) generated immense press from the NY Times to the … Read More »


Calling Skilled Tradeswomen: Uncle Sam Wants You

Posted on June 9th, by Tulsa Welding School in About the Public Sector, Public Sector News. No Comments

Since World War II, the U.S. government has recognized women’s knack for the skilled trades. As Uncle Sam pointed men, and some women, to the battlefields, Rosie the Riveter steered women to the munitions factories. Today, women are again encouraged to enter the skilled trades to help alleviate labor shortages. As Tulsa Welding School underscores … Read More »


The New Torches and Pitchforks

Posted on June 9th, by Randy Burba in About the Public Sector. 2 comments

We’ve all heard that actions speak louder than words but I don’t think that is an axiom we can decry with a certainty any longer; in part, as a result of the power of the social media sound bites. The tag line or sound bite from an incident is often more powerful and persuasive than … Read More »