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Oct 30, 2021

Matisha Montgomery serves as the Chief Learning Officer (CLO) at HUD. In this episode, she explains what a CLO does, what you should know about learning and development in general, and gives tips on establishing your individual development plan. You can find her here:

Oct 24, 2021

If you haven't joined the FedFam Facebook group, you should. I know, I'm not a huge FB fan either, but this group is SO helpful, supportive and just what you need as a federal employee in need of info. I sat down with Jason Coleman, founder of the group/non-profit, and current federal employee who wants to ensure you...

Oct 20, 2021

Mark Sachs is an organizational development expert and coach who works to bring out the best in his clients, many of whom are feds like us. In this episode, he delivers tips for setting boundaries in our professional lives. 

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Oct 12, 2021

Looking for something new to expand your skill set, avoid burnout, and bring new solutions back to your agency to solve thorny problems? Have you considered a detail assignment at another agency or department? Career coach Elle O'Flaherty of Interlace Solutions explains how to leverage USAJOBS' new functionality to...