Tis the season for giving thanks! We know it’s sometimes hard to be a government employee since there aren’t a ton of opportunities for praise. But that’s about to change. GovLoop launched our Govie of the Month program. Each month we will highlight one awesome government worker who is doing amazing work. These terrific employees don’t have… Read more »
Reviewing current travel plans and updating personal contact information are a few of the housekeeping items feds should address during this time.
If your days are hectic from the first buzzing of your alarm clock to the time that you collapse into bed at night, you will benefit from creating a morning routine. Use this list to establish good habits that will ease you into the day.
Make a list of positive things that interest you and decide which ones could make the world a better place.
Funded by the State Department and administered by TWC, the Foreign Affairs and Information Technology (FAIT) fellowship program provides current graduate and undergraduate students pursuing an IT-related degree with the chance to apply technology solutions to diplomacy.
Negativity can overtake a work center over time and degrade productivity and morale. Battling this organizational menace requires energetic, involved and invested leadership.
Actively creating friendships may not seem such a weighty thing among all the other demands of work but can be important when trying to accomplish work across departments
If we work to build a safe, trusting rapport with our colleagues when there are no problems, it will serve as an important foundation when trouble, difficulty and conflict arise.
When a workplace becomes so toxic and you have done what is within your power to address it, the costs of leaving just might be outweighed by the benefits of finding a positive environment where you can thrive once more.
Team leaders are often encouraged (“bombarded” is actually a better word) to communicate appreciation to colleagues during the Thanksgiving holiday season. Expressing thanks for a job well done is sure to be received well, right?Not necessarily.