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Mar 28, 2020

Anxiety high? Stress eating? Need help figuring out how to stay fit while working from home? Listen to tips from my friend, Star Hardison of @welldoneandbetter. She's a Navy vet and wellness coach with helpful advice. You can find her on Facebook her: 

Mar 22, 2020

Listen to great info from Lindy Kyzer of ClearanceJobs - the largest security-cleared career network specializing in defense and intelligence jobs for professionals with security clearance. Candidates post their resumes and search our job listings. Recruiters post jobs and search our database of cleared...

Mar 18, 2020

So we're ALL teleworking now (those of us who can, right?). There are definitely pros ... and (tele]cons. Lots of feds have absolutely no experience conducting all meetings via the phone. What can we do to make sure everyone is heard, you get through the content, and stay on track? 

Mar 13, 2020

GovLoop's Doug Mashkuri discusses the FREE training resources and networking opportunities for feds available on the website:

Doug breaks down their recent article translating OPM's COVID-19 policies into plain language.


Mar 8, 2020

Suffering from a medical issue and wondering what it would take to make it through the process of medical retirement? It's a long journey and a difficult one. No one wants to stop working for medical reasons, but if that's your story, listen to this episode. My friend Julie's been down the road and has...