5 great tips to help you navigate your own career. By Megan Roach, Marketing & Sustainability Manager – Beverly Hills, CA While pursuing my Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science at Chapman University, I applied for a graduate level internship with the City Manager’s Office for the City of Laguna Niguel. I drove to the […]
Dr. Frank Benest suggests if you want to improve performance, then you need to improve workplace culture. By Frank Benest, ICMA Liaison for Next Generation Initiatives I’m an administrative services director of a large urban city government, overseeing a department that includes Finance, HR, and IT. Serving in this position for two years, I have […]
Going from 90 to nothing! By Karen Daly, Hutto, TX Wow! How do you shift from going 90 miles per hour every day to a day where you are at home with no scheduled meetings? While I have been in transition, I’ve had time to think about the lessons I have learned that may come in […]
Bring on the Female Superheroes! In this passionate, sparkling talk, media studies scholar (and father of a Star Wars-obsessed daughter) Christopher Bell addresses the alarming lack of female superheroes in the toys and products marketed to kids — and what it means for how we teach them about the world. Listen to his TED Talk here. […]
Happy Labor Day! Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.
My advice to women in the fire service… By Fire Chief Toni Washington, City of Decataur, GA If I could give advice to other women in the fire service, I would tell them, “You can achieve anything.” While there are obstacles for women and minorities, there is also opportunity. You control your professional destiny by […]
66 percent of women receive negative workplace performance feedback on their “personal style,” compared to less than 1 percent of men. Today’s Tip is the next in a series of tips on how to be a good workplace ally to women in your organization compliments of our partner, LeanIn.org. Situation Women face a double […]