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Government's Going Virtual: The Transition From In-person to Online Events and Training

Steve Ressler | Posted 10.16.2013 | Technology
Steve Ressler

Everything is happening virtually these days. Courses, career fairs, conferences and even concerts are increasingly conducted online, educating and en...

Despite Sequestration, Government's Still Hiring. So How Do We Help People Get Hired?

Steve Ressler | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics
Steve Ressler

Is government still hiring? The short answer is "Yes." While concerns around hiring during sequestration and budget cuts are realistic, the government will always need smart, passionate people.

TSA Mission: Impossible?

Steve Ressler | Posted 07.25.2012 | Travel
Steve Ressler

A former TSA administrator says two major changes would create better -- and less frustrating -- airport security.

Pinterest's Potential to Inspire Public Engagement

Steve Ressler | Posted 07.22.2012 | DC
Steve Ressler

When you think of Pinterest, your initial perception might be people planning their future weddings, posting their perfect wardrobes and pinning up their dream homes. But is there a place on this social network for government?

Feds Express Appreciation for Attrition

Steve Ressler | Posted 06.10.2012 | DC
Steve Ressler

High attrition rates are often considered negative indicators for an agency's health, but last week GovLoop blogger Doris Tirone wondered: "Is there an upside to high turnover?"

"Linsanity" -- Three Leadership Lessons Learned From Jeremy Lin

Steve Ressler | Posted 04.28.2012 | Business
Steve Ressler

What leadership lessons can we learn from Jeremy Lin?

Giving All Government Employees Term Limits?

Steve Ressler | Posted 04.17.2012 | Business
Steve Ressler

As taxpayers and voters, you and I decide whether or not our elected officials remain employed. Should other government employees on the public roll have a similar period of performance review?

Amid Portal Problems, USAJOBS Turns Frustration to Friendship With Social Media

Steve Ressler | Posted 02.11.2012 | DC
Steve Ressler

When USAJOBS -- the online portal for federal jobs -- shut down for a few days in October to launch it's new website, government job seekers and recru...

Leading on the Dotted Line

Tom Fox | Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics
Tom Fox

We're all dotted-line managers to some extent. While positions and titles offer some authority, the best leaders understand that success depends on building relationships and understanding agency culture and politics when working with people from different areas.

Gov 2.0 L.A. 2011 Speakers and Content

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Alan W. Silberberg

Gov 2.0 L.A. 2011 is upon us shortly. As the founder I could not be more excited about what is about to happen. Gov 2.0 LA started last year as a way ...

Are Feds Fine With a Pay Freeze?

Steve Ressler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Ressler

You might think that this austere environment would cause young people and prospective job seekers to steer clear of federal employment, but that may not be the case.

FourSquare and Seven Months From Now: Would Lincoln Be on LinkedIn?

Steve Ressler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Ressler

Prospective political candidates are using the full force of digital weapons to blast out their campaign promises. We're flooded with web-based, political paraphernalia.

Three Signs That Government Is More Innovative Than Ever

Steve Ressler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Ressler

For the past couple weeks, GovLoop has been highlighting the hottest mobile applications, website re-designs, and social media contests coming out of government. Here are a couple of the latest examples.

Coming Wave of Gov 2.0 Mergers

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alan W. Silberberg

The Coming Wave of Gov 2.0 Mergers, Takeovers and Buyouts is almost upon us. This will mark the second major part of the Government 2.0 revolution.