Posted by Debbie Eshelman on Jan 31, 2020
As I was enjoying lunch with my colleagues last week, I mentioned that I was writing a blog about the difference between reskilling and upskilling. I was astonished to hear them ask, “What is the difference? Aren’t they the same thing?” While many publications address the inability of the workforce to keep pace in increasingly dynamic […]
Posted by Debbie Eshelman on Oct 30, 2017
On October 19, 2017, Management Concepts participated in a professional development series with the Young Government Leaders (YGL) and Blacks In Government NOW Generation (BIG-NOW). We have been joining forces to create educational networking events to increase the participation and engagement of underrepresented groups within public service. This breakfast event was held in Washington DC and included a dynamic keynote speaker followed by panelists who told compelling personal stories about how they have succeeded in their careers while sharing thoughtful career advice to those in attendance.
Posted by Debbie Eshelman on Oct 12, 2017
Every one of us has a certain number of years to invest in working and making a living. Having a job is fine, but creating a meaningful career will maximize your opportunities for success. To have a successful, fulfilling career requires that you continually plan, execute and review your career management strategies. You may be like many people in the workforce who only think about your current role or your next desired promotion. However, given today’s changes and uncertainties in the Federal workplace, you need to broaden your short term thinking and how you manage and grow your career.
Posted by Debbie Eshelman on Feb 6, 2017
What actions can you take to further your career in this chaotic, uncertain environment? We have several ideas about what helps and hinders talent development in the public sector in our latest research report—Unleveraged Talent: Exploring Gaps in Federal Workforce Management—but we’ll focus here on just a few of our tips.
Posted by Debbie Eshelman on Jun 8, 2016
Succession planning is becoming a valuable strategy for organizations to undertake when looking to minimize the impact of changes on its workforce. Although…