By League of Women in Government Editor Happy Almost New Year!! It’s been a busy year for the League, not limited to its creation earlier in 2015. We’ve heard you loud and clear that having a spot where local government women AND men can visit to read content about advancing women in government is […]
By League of Women in Government Editor The League of Women in Government believes that the best way to gain knowledge and develop new leaders in local government is to share our stories. We want to help inspire young women to seek a career and advance to their highest potential in local government. How can […]
New mothers are often not ready to just pick up where they left off at work. Their employers need to know and respond to this. By Elaine Davidson, WorkingMother.com The weeks leading up to the end of maternity leave and the first weeks back at work are undoubtedly the most difficult for many working mothers. Organizations—and […]
#GOALS By League of Women in Government Editor Every year we spend a lot of time thinking about New Year’s resolutions. Lose weight. Spend more time with family. Save more money. Get that great new job. But, how much time do we spend setting specific objectives to reach our goals? Turns out, not much! Rather […]
The League of Women in Government Wishes You & Yours Peace and Happiness as 2015 Comes to a Close!
By Dave Smith, Chief Product Officer, Payscale Managers know that engaged employees are more effective. But despite the vast amount of employee engagement research out there, very little of it focuses on a person’s primary reason for employment in the first place: getting paid. PayScale, the compensation software company where I work, surveyed 71,000 employees […]
“Sometimes it takes awhile to fully embrace that I needed and wanted to move on.” By Charlene Stevens, City Administrator – Cottage Grove, MN I have worked in local government since 1996 and been fortunate to have good mentors and good opportunities. I was by most reasonable accounts a good manager and a solid professional. […]