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Don’t Wait For Opportunities to Find You

Since joining YGL, I have gotten the opportunity to meet so many smart, qualified, and dedicated government employees working hard to make an impact, grow their careers, and support their agencies’ missions. It is an honor to work alongside them and in some cases, mentor them. When I talked about

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Leadership Development Program Launch

Applications Now Open for YGL’s Leadership Development Fellowship

The goal of the program is to help early-career young government professionals (GS-9-GS-12)  to achieve greater clarity around their career goals and to develop the skills that align to their goals over the course of the program so that they can move to the next level in their career.

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Training and Development – A Benefit in Progress

The Fascination for Knowledge Millenials grew up with access to the latest technology and the Internet but they also saw the market crash in 2008. The increasingly high cost of living changed their outlook for the future and led them to reexamine their career goals. Nowadays, more Millennials are choosing

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Mother's Day

Getting to Know YGL Moms on Mother’s Day

Today is Mother’s Day and we thought it would be a good time to hear from some inspired moms who raised the next generation of young leaders and learn about their perspective on their children’s careers and on public service in general. Joni Pfeffer’s daughter Danielle is a YGL member

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Changing Demographics via Flickr by Knoll Inc, CC BY-NC-ND, 2.0

Let Young Feds Solve the Government Demographic Crisis

GovExec recently reported that the IRS sees a looming demographics crisis caused by low recruitment of younger workers coupled with an ever-growing share of its workforce eligible for retirement: 40% by 2018.  As Commissioner Koskinen put it, “…if we don’t have enough young workers in the pipeline, the IRS will

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What the Future of Human Capital Looks Like

Deloitte released the results of its 2016 Annual Human Capital Trends Survey and the revelations were all too familiar. As it turns out, government employees are facing almost the same challenges as our private sector counterparts. Here were some of the highlights. The private sector is also concerned about demographics. From the report:

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Why I Joined YGL

Why I Joined YGL

I first heard about YGL from an ex-colleague just as I was starting my new career. The details she gave me were vague but it was enough to pique my curiosity. I researched the site and ended up signing up for the newsletter. Couldn’t hurt right? After all, the concept

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