Posted on Saturday, 16th February 2019 by

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With the Federal Government as the largest employer within the U.S., there are over 2 million full time employees across a myriad of agencies and offices, worldwide. Given this, the Human Resources departments have their hands full with negotiating and managing such a large and diverse workforce. Challenges are plentiful, and more importantly is the […]

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Posted on Friday, 11th January 2019 by

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Certain government agencies are currently shut down because Congress hasn’t passed a budget to fund them.  Instead of working together for the good of the country politicians are focusing on how best to support their party and keep their jobs!  Just one more reason to support term limits for our Congressional representatives. This may take […]

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Posted on Tuesday, 1st January 2019 by

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Given that the federal government has been and will be facing a myriad of challenges, many of these agencies are adopting their own versions of flexibility, and defining them as such. Employees, as well, are becoming more vigilant and proactive in asking for a variety of flexibilities that will afford them a better work life […]

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Posted on Sunday, 18th November 2018 by

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Cyber security employment is expected to increase dramatically for the foreseeable future due to concerns about cyber security crimes and the war against terror. These concerns have spurred the demand for cyber security professionals across the board and the need to fast track the recruiting process. Agencies are now able to more easily identify, recruit […]

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Posted on Tuesday, 6th November 2018 by

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STEM, or Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics is an applied approach to a curriculum focusing on these four discipline areas. The importance of these areas in our future, and specifically as part of our government, are considered strategic. Understanding how the world works requires new knowledge, which in turn fosters curiosity; STEM satisfies this quest […]

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Posted on Tuesday, 16th October 2018 by

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Under the United States Constitution, every ten years, the federal government is obligated to count its population. The United States Census Bureau counts every single resident of the country, as mandated by Article I, Section 2 of the Constitution. This process is very important from a social, administrative, and political perspective. The data collected during […]

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Posted on Monday, 15th October 2018 by

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Writers and editors include positions that involve writing and editing materials, such as reports, regulations, articles, newsletters, magazines, news releases, training materials, brochures, interpretive handbooks, pamphlets, guidebooks, scholarly works, reference works, speeches, or scripts. The work requires the acquisition of information on a variety of subjects in the course of completing assignments. The work requires […]

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Posted on Tuesday, 25th September 2018 by

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With the increasing cost of education and the challenges for recent graduates and parents, opportunities to reduce or eliminate college debt can be life changing. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the average student may borrow up to $22,000 before graduation; approximately 280,000 of these individual borrowers default on their payments between years 3 […]

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Posted on Sunday, 16th September 2018 by

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Despite a request to boost buyout amounts (government-wide) to $40,000, President Trump signed a new bill into law recently that will ensure non-defense agency amounts are maintained at $25,000. This will be the third year that Congress has consistently rejected such a request; the $25,000 threshold was established early in the Clinton Administration. Additionally, the […]

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Posted on Wednesday, 29th August 2018 by

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I would like to introduce John Guenther whom I have known for several years. He sings in our church choir and is an avid amateur blacksmith. While in the federal government he was an aerospace engineer (GS-0861) and upon retiring was a program manager (GS-0301). Here is John’s story: Why did you choose to work […]

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