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Posted by on Mar 29, 2017

Agency Experts and Leaders Convene to Address Challenges Facing Federal Workforce Management

Agency Experts and Leaders Convene to Address Challenges Facing Federal Workforce Management

Speakers and panelists from Federal agencies included experts in workforce planning and organizational development from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), FBI, Government Accountability Office (GAO), and Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). They joined for a panel on closing critical skills gaps in Federal organizations, including a fire side chat on community-building and leadership development in the Senior Executive Service (SES).

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Posted by on Feb 17, 2017

Resilience: The Word of the Year

Resilience: The Word of the Year

Resilience already feels like the word of the year—our signal and guide to something better that can happen tomorrow if we harness today’s nervous energy and channel it wisely. And we must choose to be resilient.

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Posted by on Jan 31, 2017

How to Navigate an Uncertain Political Landscape

How to Navigate an Uncertain Political Landscape

Depending on your political orientation, you may find new changes in Federal government to be necessary course corrections, unfortunate shifts in the landscape, or something in between. Regardless of your views, many government employees (and they agency missions they support) are now faced with uncertain futures. However, concentrating on the right things will help you navigate the uncertainty, and even strengthen some of your most important skills.

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Posted by on Dec 9, 2016

Leaders: Hold onto Your Wigs and Keys in 2017

Leaders: Hold onto Your Wigs and Keys in 2017

Seasoned Federal employees, especially those based in the DC area, are no strangers to Presidential turnover and the organizational dancing that signals a new administration is coming to Washington. However, that doesn’t mean the process gets any easier to live through or lead others through. And, if you’re new to the government, I’m sure you’re sensing the uncertainty in the air. What are the top 5 leadership skills you need to weather the chaos and keep moving forward in 2017?

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