In the private sector, there is no shortage of examples of successful industry disruptors. However, the public sector faces a unique challenge: How do you keep pace with private industry? How do you innovate in a market that is moving very quickly, especially when it comes to technology?
What I didn’t realize I was doing was learning more about our country and how it works than I ever could have from a book. Giving thanks through action–you often get more back than you realize.
Confronted with the realities of an aging workforce and the need to onboard a new generation of employees, agencies can’t afford to act inefficiently.
Continuous learning is critical to the professional success of public servants, whether they’re civilians working to preserve and extend local or federal government institutional knowledge, or soldiers receiving new training while deployed in a far-flung region. Today, using technology to facilitate that learning is critical.
Training budgets are often seen as nice-to-haves. But at a time when agencies are expected to increase performance while reducing the size and cost of their workforce, training is a necessity.
In GovLoop’s recent webinar, “Making the Most of Your Mentorships,” we explored tips and tricks for nurturing mutually-beneficial mentor relationships.
It’s time to start planning your professional development in 2018 with GovLoop’s list of the best government conferences.
Although the shutdown predictions didn’t come to fruition this month, given the political landscape of the past few years, it seems that at least a threat of shutdown will continue into the foreseeable future. So, while some might see this as an opportunity to take a mini-break from work to take advantage of DC-area shutdown… Read more »
Merely attending or participating in these experiences, unfortunately, doesn’t mean that you will automatically see results. So, after attending a training, how do you ensure that you are effectively implementing what you learned and transferring new knowledge to your career?
We’ve found seven of the best online courses that can help government employees like yourself get ready to become a new manager.