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Posted by on Aug 8, 2022

5 Best Practices for a Connected Virtual Workforce

5 Best Practices for a Connected Virtual Workforce

  Over the last two years, most of us have had to adapt quickly after being dropped into our remote workplaces, which are often our living rooms, bedrooms, or kitchens. And we’ve normalized and adapted to those solo workdays quickly. As we creep steadily into our third year of working from home, it’s important to […]

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Posted by on Jul 27, 2022

Cybersecurity for Acquisition Professionals

Cybersecurity for Acquisition Professionals

Organizations and individuals are often targets of cybercrime because they have access to multiple sources of data such as internal company, government, customer, vendor, and employee data. Cyber attacks commonly target the following: Databases (internal and external) File servers (in-house, remotely managed) Mobile devices (e.g., phones, tablets, watches) Internet of Things (e.g., home or business […]

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Posted by on Jul 19, 2022

Together Again at the 2022 NASWA Veterans Conference

Together Again at the 2022 NASWA Veterans Conference

After two years of virtual events, the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) returned to the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C., for the 2022 NASWA Veterans Conference on July 28–30, 2022. State workforce agency staff were excited to greet each in person for three days of learning, networking, and sharing the latest information in the field. […]

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Posted by on Jul 13, 2022

The New Normal Requires Resilience and Adaptability

The New Normal Requires Resilience and Adaptability

Unrelenting change at unprecedented speed. This is the environment that federal government employees have encountered for the past two years; a landscape that included a pandemic and its residual effects. It was a novel event with no playbook that taxed the workforce in unique ways. And yet, the challenge was met, although not without cost […]

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Posted by on Jul 7, 2022

Inflation and its Impact on the Federal Budget

Inflation and its Impact on the Federal Budget

  Gas prices are at an all-time high. Food prices are on the rise. The cost of eating out at restaurants is increasing. The cost of heating and cooling your home is going up. The cost of airline tickets, rental car rates, and the cost to stay at a hotel are all escalating. Inflation is […]

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Posted by on Jun 29, 2022

The Psychology of Unconscious Bias

The Psychology of Unconscious Bias

Propel your organization forward by promoting an understanding of unconscious bias, how it affects your employees, and what you can do to foster diversity and inclusion in your workplace. What Is Unconscious Bias? According to the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, unconscious biases are social stereotypes about certain groups of people that individuals form outside of […]

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