Kittelson's Corner

PDX to RDU: The Job Search with Ben Kittelson

88 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. Brian Bowman – Knightdale, NC Wednesday 10/1/2014 [...]

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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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Calendar, Participate

Mac’s List Presents: Two Hours with Portland Career Experts

0 Comments 01 October 2014

Our friends at Mac’s List have announced their winter event! Read on to find out more.

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The Practitioner

New Column Alert: We Are the Government with Kitty Wooley

0 Comments 01 October 2014

We’re excited to introduce our new columnist, Kitty Wooley. She describes herself as an “energetic, T-shaped human with broadly applicable skills in strategic network development, and informal leadership development.” Kitty is the founder of Senior Fellows and Friends.  by Kitty Wooley – LinkedIn and Twitter As I cycled between external and internal focus in my [...]

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Deep Thoughts

Deep Thoughts with Patrick Rollens, Village of Oak Park, IL

0 Comments 01 October 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. Patrick Rollens Village of Oak Park, IL — Social Media Coordinator Connect: LinkedIn and Twitter (Complete the sentence) #ELGL14 is….. an affirmation that I [...]

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Allow Myself to Introduce Myself

Allow Myself to Introduce Myself…..Cathy Wilson, Town of Carrboro, NC

2 Comments 01 October 2014

Cathy Wilson Aims to Make Government Personal Welcome to the new and (somewhat) improved version of our member introductions. If you are puzzled by the column name, take a minute to watch the above scene from Austin Powers. Cathy Wilson Town of Carrboro, NC — Town Clerk Connect: LinkedIn (Complete the sentence) Today is…… September [...]

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Job Posting

Milwaukie, OR Job Post: Community Program Coordinator

1 Comment 01 October 2014

The City of Milwaukie, Oregon is seeking a Community Program Coordinator with exceptional communication and customer service skills and the ability to work with both internal and external customers. This position is responsible for carrying out neighborhood service delivery programs, project management, and event coordination. The work involves serving as a liaison between the City [...]

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Annual Conference

#ELGL14 Free Attendance Contest

3 Comments 01 October 2014

Here’s YOUR chance to win free attendance at #ELGL14! One of our sponsors, Project A, is giving away one of their conference attendance spots to a deserving ELGL member. Here’s how YOU can be a big winner: Take a look at Project A’s website and their government clients. Identify one or two local government technology trends [...]

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Deep Thoughts

Deep Thoughts with Zach Henkin, Drive Oregon

3 Comments 01 October 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. Zach Henkin Drive Oregon — Program Manager Connect: LinkedIn and Twitter (Complete the sentence) #ELGL14 is….. An growing organization that has a lot [...]

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Morning Buzz

10.01.2014

6 Comments 01 October 2014

Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by oktoberfest, the worlds largest funfair in Germany which comes to an end this weekend. Enjoy some lovely pictures of the fun that is oktoberfest with your daily dose of local government news. Trending on ELGL Deep Thoughts with Bridget Doyle, Village of Lombard, IL ‘Just one thing’ for strengthening [...]

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Annual Conference

#ELGL14 Sponsor: Jordan Ramis

1 Comment 30 September 2014

It’s our pleasure to announce the fourteenth #ELGL14 conference sponsor: Jordan Ramis!  Jordan Ramis represents a variety of local government clients, and we’re happy they’re on board with #ELGL14. Are you interested in becoming an #ELGL14 sponsor?  We’re sold out at our $500 sponsorship level, but you can still click here to learn more and sign up today [...]

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Annual Conference

#ELGL14 Sponsor: Project A

3 Comments 30 September 2014

It’s our pleasure to announce the thirteenth #ELGL14 conference sponsor: Project A!  Full disclosure: ELGL met Project A CEO Jim Teece at the CPBB conference and we are a match made in heaven.  Who else can create photos like this on the fly?! And above and beyond his rad Photoshop skillz, Jim and his team are seasoned web [...]

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