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Posted by on Feb 7, 2020

The Growing Importance of Soft Skills in Government

The Growing Importance of Soft Skills in Government

When it comes to having a dynamic workforce, it is essential to hire employees who possess well-refined soft skills. Soft skills characterize how a person relates to others and are a vital part of any high-performing organization. These interpersonal skills and personal attributes are acquired over time through mentorship, training, and coaching. RequirementsWith recent guidance […]

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Posted by on Apr 23, 2019

HR in the Federal Government: A Changing Landscape Part II:  Is Technology the Answer? (Hint: YES!)

HR in the Federal Government: A Changing Landscape Part II: Is Technology the Answer? (Hint: YES!)

The President’s Management Agenda (PMA), released to the public in March 2018, runs the gamut in terms of requirements and recommendations for agencies and departments within the Federal Government. A recurring theme in the document? Technology must be leveraged to modernize, create efficiencies, and get the job done better, faster, and smarter, including managing and improving quality customer service in agencies and HR departments.

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Posted by on Apr 17, 2019

Eight Ways to Manage Up in the Federal Government

Eight Ways to Manage Up in the Federal Government

Simply stated, “managing up” refers to doing whatever you can to make your boss’ job easier by essentially managing your manager. Managing up means navigating the complexities of both you and your supervisor’s personality to ultimately achieve the goals of the organization. Perhaps most importantly, managing up is a way for you to get a leg up on the competition.

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