Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

SGR Job Opportunities 07.22.2014

0 Comments 22 July 2014

Our friends at Strategic Government Resources have a number of recruitments they want ELGL members to know about! You can apply by contacting SGR, inquire about a specific position through the contact listed.

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The Practitioner

One Minute Raps in the City of River Falls, Wisconsin

10 Comments 22 July 2014

The City of River Falls, Wisconsin has been producing one minute videos entitled “City Raps” that give a quick look at different issues and topics around the city. We talked with Dawn Wills, the city’s Communication Coordinator to get the inside scoop.

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Communication Breakdown, ELGL/Midwest, The Newsroom

Communications Breakdown: Convergence is the Name of the Game

1 Comment 22 July 2014

By Shawn Patrick Floss and Bridget Doyle Until recently, broadcast reporters and print reporters stuck to their own arena of journalism. Broadcast focused on its well-coiffed anchors, on-scene stand-ups and colorful B-roll; print informed the masses with the beauty of the written word showcased in front page news stories, columns and features. While both types of journalism still [...]

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Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

07.22.14 Jobs, Jobs, Jobs (EPA C-List Celebrity Remix)

1 Comment 22 July 2014

A U.S. Government Twitter Account Accidentally Sent Out A Hilarious Tweet About The Kim Kardashian Game Management County Human Services Director, Multnomah County Executive Director, Green Empowerment City Manager, City of McMinnville, OR Management Services Director, City of Mukilteo, WA Assistant Director of General Services, San Joaquin County, CA City Manager, Fayetteville, GA County Administrator, Tazewell County, IL Town Manager, Eagle Lake, ME City [...]

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Morning Buzz

07.22.2014

Comments Off 22 July 2014

Today’s Buzz is brought to you by the no-cell-phone sidewalk lanes showing up in Washington, D.C. It may sound like a great idea, but beware the slippery slope of pedestrian justice.

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Annual Conference

#ELGL14: Emily Badger, Washington Post

23 Comments 21 July 2014

#ELGL13 starred Dion Jordan, former Oregon Gov. Kulonguski, former Washington Gov. Gregoire, and the mayors of Beaverton, Gresham, and Portland. The event received rave reviews from Mac’s List (named the ELGL conference as a can’t miss networking event) and George Rede from the Hillsboro Argus. This year, we have added concurrent session, expanded the venue’s capacity, [...]

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The Practitioner

Hello America…..This Is Australia Calling

9 Comments 21 July 2014

Perhaps we should add an “I” in front of ELGL as we have gone international with new correspondents Andrew Coulson and Ashleigh Weeden (Canada). Andrew introduces you to……..himself and highlights six important news articles in the first entry in his new ELGL column. A Vegemite cheers to Andrew’s debut! Our Man Down Under by Andrew Coulson, July 21, [...]

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Morning Buzz

07.21.2014 Buzzin’

6 Comments 21 July 2014

Apparently customers at Ikea in China openly take naps on the display furniture. Your Morning Buzz features water shutoffs in Detroit, House Republicans make it harder for publicly owned fiber and cargo bikes to rescue Portland in the event of an earthquake.

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Morning Buzz

The Ombuzzman — July 13 to 19

3 Comments 20 July 2014

Week One of the new “Buzz” is in the books, and with that, we welcome the Buzz Ombuzzman. The Ombuzzman (a.k.a Kent Wyatt, Kenny, Dubs, K-Dubs) will enlighten ELGL readers with a weekly critique of the seven ELGL Buzzers. Sunday, July 13 Kirsten Wyatt, City of West Linn Theme: Supermoon Best Article: The New Reality of Statehouse [...]

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Members Only

Attend the NLC Leadership Summit with ELGL Member Discount

1 Comment 20 July 2014

ELGL members have the opportunity to attend the NLC’s next Leadership Summit for a $200 discount. This is a great opportunity to learn new ways to lead through innovation.

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