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2008 December | The Gov Gurus - Gov't Career Advice That Works - Part 2

Archive | December, 2008

Dealing with Email

Dealing with Email

Ahhh... The life of the 2008 government worker. Full of hours on Outlook (except you poor Lotus lovers) reading, writing, and loving email. And then there is managing email on the Blackberry. If you don't watch yourself, you can end up spending all day on email. As such, you need a system to manage emails. Generally, I get most of my advice from two sources – Getting Things Done and Lifehacker. [...more]

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How Gov’t Really Works

How Gov’t Really Works

Recently, I finished the book How Washington Really Works. It is just one book in a series (Bureacracy, Case for Bureaucracy, Hardball) I’ve been reading trying to understand the government space where I work. Since my master’s is not in public policy, a lot of this is still new to me and I am basically trying [...] [...more]

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Top 10 Reasons to Be Nice to Admin

Top 10 Reasons to Be Nice to Admin

Times have changed and roles have changed along the way. While the days of the personal secretary may no longer be around, each office usually has a person that serves in an administrative role to keep the office running whether it is a secretary, administrative assistant, or even executive assistant. To kick off my new series of Top 10 lists, here is: [...more]

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I AM PUBLIC SERVICE

I AM PUBLIC SERVICE

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What Not to Wear

What Not to Wear

What Not to Wear [...more]

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Unofficial Guide to Getting a Federal Job

Unofficial Guide to Getting a Federal Job

The Gov Gurus present the Unofficial Guide to Getting a Federal Job [...more]

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The Gov Gurus

The Gov Gurus

Welcome to The Gov Gurus.  At your service.  To help you navigate the world of government service. Who are we?  We are your gurus.  Your guide along the search for a government jobs.  Or your swamis here to help you navigate gov’t life - getting a raise, a sweet detail, or a promotion. Our bios are somewhere [...] [...more]

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