Resume Book

Drumroll Please… The 2015 Resume Book is Here

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The wait is over! After much anticipation and suspense the 2015 ELGL Resume Book is available. Resumes of members at every career stage and sector of local government have participated in our largest book ever. This year over 75 ELGL members have participated and each resume with contact information is available to ELGL members. You can [...]

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13 Percent, Calendar

Your Turn: What I Want to Ask About Workforce Diversity

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ELGL is developing questions for the first annual #13Percent: Inclusion in the Local Government Workforce survey. The 10-question survey will focus on race and gender diversity in the workforce. The results will be announced during the ELGL session at the Center for Priority Based Budgeting Conference on August.

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Calendar

Webinar: Making Open Data Work – Learning from Local Government Data Initiatives

0 Comments 27 May 2015

Register: Making Open Data Work Thursday, Jul 9, 2015 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT Panelists: Bruce Blood, Open Data Manager, City of Seattle Shreeram Venkatdas, IT Manager, City of Tacoma Mike Bailey, Finance Director, City of Redmond

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Communication Breakdown

98% Think Local Government Is Boring*

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Kim Newcomer, Slate Communications, provides substance to the trendy, but often hollow, suggestion that local government needs to tell a better story.

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Job Posting

Job Posting: City of Salem, OR City Manager

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  Waldron is honored to partner with the City of Salem in their search for a City Manager. This is an excellent opportunity for a visionary leader with a strong background in strategic planning, financial management and economic development. View the posting online here.

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Morning Buzz

05.27.2015

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ELGL recently took a commercial flight in the United States and it felt worse then your standard flight. The seats were  crammed, the peanuts were non-existent, and the babies were loud. What made it even worse? No sky mall. So we are excited by news that Skymall is coming back.

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Calendar

Summer Camp with ELGL

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Link: ELGL Spreads Across the Country Here’s a list of what we have planned for the summer. May – June May 27: You’re Invited: Government Social Media Webinar with Facebook

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13 Percent, Calendar

Webinar: Surpassing the #13Percent with Metro COO Martha Bennett

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Let’s learn from an organization that’s far surpassing ‪the #‎13Percent‬ – Portland’s regional government Metro. Their leadership is 40 percent female. This is an ELGL members only webinar. Members can RSVP for this webinar on June 19 at noon PST at https://13percent-metro.eventbrite.com.

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Communication Breakdown

Is Your Social Media on Auto-Pilot?

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How ELGL unknowingly hosted a civic social media conference on Friday. KCMO Social Media Manager Mark Van Baale lit up the Twitter Bat Signal Friday when he shared a pet peeve that many of us who work, play and lurk online see far too often.

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Civic Leaders

Part 2: An Interview with Jonathan Reichental, CIO of Palo Alto, CA

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Civic Leaders is an exclusive local government web-interview series hosted and operated by Springbrook Software, an Accela Company, produced by the VOLSTA Media Network, and syndicated on ELGL.org. Each month the show shares a candid look into the challenges and triumphs experienced by passionate public employees that are committed to their calling.

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