Kittelson's Corner

PDX to RDU: The Job Search with Ben Kittelson

12 Comments 17 September 2014

Kent talked me into starting a live blog about my experience job searching in North Carolina. So I’ll try and give at least daily updates on how my search is going, how I’m adjusting to the new area, and what I’m learning about local government in the Research Triangle. Real Estate Concert Saturday 9/20/2014 9:42 am [...]

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Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

09.19.14 Jobs, Jobs, Jobs (ESPN Gameday Day Remix)

5 Comments 16 September 2014

ESPN College GameDay signs: Best of Week 3 Management Assistant City Manager, Tacoma, WA Executive Director, South Sound Outreach Assistant City Manager, Denison, TX Deputy City Manager: Transportation & Public Works, El Paso, TX Assistant Town Manager, Groton, CT City Manager, Bowdon, GA Chief of Staff – BOC, DeKalb County, GA Assistant City Manager, Augusta, KY Town Administrator, Sturbridge, [...]

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Annual Conference

#ELGL14 Registration Now Open

23 Comments 05 September 2014

#ELGL Conference – October 17 Registration for #ELGL14 is now open. Here’s the full conference agenda for October 17 at the Kennedy School in Portland, Oregon.  We’re limited to 150 people so make sure you sign up today if you want to attend.  Use this link to register – we will only accept online registrations. #ELGL14 EcDev Pub Crawl – October [...]

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Deep Thoughts

Deep Thoughts with Kylie Bayer-Fertterer, Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District

0 Comments 21 September 2014

Prepare for #ELGL14 by learning about who is attending. Find out if you’ll be surrounded by soft talkers, loud eaters, and finger biters or whether you’ll be surrounded by the best in local government. Kylie Bayer-Fertterer Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District - Human Resources Assistant Connect: LinkedIn and Twitter (Complete the sentence) #ELGL14 is……. …An exciting opportunity [...]

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Deep Thoughts

Deep Thoughts with Nyssa Rivera, City of Forest Grove

0 Comments 20 September 2014

Prepare for #ELGL14 by learning about who is attending. Find out if you’ll be surrounded by soft talkers, loud eaters, and finger biters or whether you’ll be surrounded by the best in local government. Nyssa Rivera Forest Grove, OR – Hatfield Fellow Connect: LinkedIn and Twitter (Complete the sentence) #ELGL14 is……. ..a great opportunity to mingle with like minded people and [...]

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The Friendly Accountant

The Friendly Accountant: How Much Is Marriage Worth?

0 Comments 20 September 2014

“The Friendly Accountant,” written by Nate Reagan, Handy Reagan LLC, Director of Tax Services, shares information that you need to know but were afraid to ask (because you thought you’d have to pay for it).  Nate holds his CPA/PFS credentials, and his specialty is multiple related business entities and wealth management planning. Tax Benefits of Marriage When it [...]

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Morning Buzz

09.20.2014

Comments Off 20 September 2014

Today’s buzz features the Picasso of Potholes, lessons from Jane Jacobs and the Splice of Life. We’ve also got the internet’s reaction to Scotland’s “No” vote.

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Annual Conference

#ELGL14 Speaker Bios: Finding Your Next Government Job

0 Comments 19 September 2014

Ron Holifield, President, Strategic Government Resources Bio: I serve as primary visionary and leadership provocateur at SGR. My job is to challenge, inspire and motivate our team to change the world by helping thought leading local governments Recruit, Assess and Develop Innovative, Collaborative and Authentic Leaders. First paying job: Mowing Lawns Soundtrack of your life: [...]

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Deep Thoughts

Deep Thoughts with Ethan Cirmo, City of Portland, OR

0 Comments 19 September 2014

Prepare for #ELGL14 by learning about who is attending. Find out if you’ll be surrounded by soft talkers, loud eaters, and finger biters or whether you’ll be surrounded by the best in local government. Ethan Cirmo Portland, OR – Management Analyst Connect: LinkedIn (Complete the sentence) #ELGL14 is….. …like that kid in high school who was weird, [...]

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A to B

What Exactly Is an Assistant to the City Manager?

0 Comments 19 September 2014

Ben McCready, Rock Island (IL) assistant to the city manager, debuts a new column on the role of an assistant to the city manager, and most importantly, he gives you exclusive access into what the heck an assistant to the city manager does. This past weekend I made a routine trip to the farmers market. Awash [...]

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Annual Conference

#ELGL14 Sponsor: City of Sandy

0 Comments 19 September 2014

It’s our pleasure to announce the eleventh #ELGL14 conference sponsor: the City of Sandy, Oregon! Are you interested in becoming an #ELGL14 sponsor?  Click here to learn more and sign up today – spaces are limited. A huge high five to the City of Sandy – welcome to the #ELGL14 team!

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Deep Thoughts

Deep Thoughts with Gwen Voelpel, SeaTac Assistant City Manager

0 Comments 19 September 2014

Prepare for #ELGL14 by learning about who is attending. Find out if you’ll be surrounded by soft talkers, loud eaters, and finger biters or whether you’ll be surrounded by the best in local government. Gwen Voelpel SeaTac, WA – Assistant City Manager Connect: LinkedIn and Twitter #ELGL14 is… …..a great chance to learn what it takes to [...]

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Knope of the Week

Knope of the Week: A.C Gonzalez, Dallas City Manager

0 Comments 19 September 2014

Inspiring. Awesome. Insightful   What a perfect week for A.C Gonzalez, Dallas city manager – he first presents at an ELGL forum and then he presents a well-received “public progress report.”  We recognize and thank A.C by bestowing to him the coveted Knope of the Week award. A.C has been a leader in local government for [...]

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