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Category Archive: YGL National News

Jul
17
2016

Who Needs Sleep?

Sleep. We all know we need it. We all try to get enough of it. But according to Arianne Huffington’s latest book, The Sleep Revolution, most of us are not getting nearly enough of it. And even when we do …

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Permanent link to this article: http://younggov.org/who-needs-sleep/

Jul
14
2016

An Insight on the Thoughts of Millennials in Federal Government

Millennials have plenty to say about the federal government. Some of them are good, some of them, less so. The results of the joint Young Government Leaders (YGL) and Federal News Radio survey on their perspective on recruitment and retention …

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Permanent link to this article: http://younggov.org/insight-thoughts-millennials-federal-government/

Jun
20
2016

Fathers Working in Government

Father’s Day is this month and we thought it would be a good time to hear from an inspired dad who raised one of this generation’s future young leaders. We also wanted to learn about his perspective on his children’s …

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Permanent link to this article: http://younggov.org/fathers-working-government/

Jun
05
2016

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 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://younggov.org/risk-management/

May
21
2016

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 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://younggov.org/programs/developingleaders/

May
17
2016

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 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://younggov.org/training_and_development/

May
08
2016

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 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://younggov.org/ygl_moms/

May
01
2016

Let Young Feds Solve the Government Demographic Crisis

Government Demographic

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 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://younggov.org/young-feds-solve-government-demographic-crisis/

Apr
05
2016

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 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://younggov.org/future-human-capital/

Mar
05
2016

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 …

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