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Mar 28, 2021

I chatted with GovExec's Ross Gianfortune about how he ended up covering government issues, podcasting, what he thinks feds should read and listen to, and how to contribute articles if you're in an op-ed kinda mood.


Mar 19, 2021

Ever wished you could chat with a federal job recruiter and pick his or her brain for a bit? Kenny Rios, Diversity Recruitment Program Manager at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), chatted with me about cover letters, resume tips and how to get your foot in the door. He delivers no-nonsense advice that...

Mar 15, 2021

Here's another professional organization that you should consider joining for the networking and development opportunities it offers. I chatted with national president of Federally Employed Women, Karen Rainey, to get her perspective on what she and her team offer.

Mar 9, 2021

Heard of the Senior Executives Association (SEA)? Did you know you can join as a GS-12 and work on some of the biggest challenges across government with high level executives?

Mr. Marcus Hill, the highly respected SEA member and former senior advisor to the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, chatted with me about...