Category: Ask Ellie & Jill

Ask Ellie & Jill: Toxic Work Environments

Ellie and Jill are two anonymous ELGL members who answer your questions about HR and workplace issues. Submit your question for their attention at [email protected] Dear Ellie and Jill – I’m sure you’ve seen the headlines about the toxic workplace at the “Ellen” show. I’d like to say I’m surprised (Ellen is so happy! There’s … Continued

Ask Ellie & Jill: Butthead Bosses

Ellie and Jill (get it? EL and GL?) are two anonymous ELGL members who answer your most pressing and sensitive questions. Because everything is anonymous, you can rely on Ellie and Jill to tackle the issues you’ve always wanted to talk about but were too afraid to ask. Want to submit your own question for … Continued

Standing Out in Second Round Interview

This is a periodic series where members can anonymously ask our two anonymous experts (code names: Ellie & Jill…) about tricky #localgov topics. Want to ask them your own question? Email [email protected] Hello Jill & Ellie, I’m looking for thoughts on how to really stand out in the second round interview for a promotional position. I’ve … Continued

Ask Ellie & Jill: Leaving a Job

This is a periodic series where members can anonymously ask our two anonymous experts (code names: Ellie & Jill…) about tricky #localgov topics. Want to ask them your own question? Email [email protected] Dear Ellie & Jill–What are some overlooked tips that people have for leaving your job for a new one? Everything online is stuff … Continued

Ask Ellie & Jill: Internal Candidate

In the series, ELGL members can anonymously send their questions, difficulties or scenarios to [email protected] and receive a response from the ghost writing response team. Your name, organization and other details will not be shared in the posting or subsequent response. Dear Ellie & Jill, A promotion opportunity has come open in my City due to retirement. I don’t … Continued

Ask Ellie & Jill: Working with Unions for the First Time

In the series, ELGL members can anonymously send their questions, difficulties or scenarios to [email protected] and receive a response from the ghost writing response team. Your name, organization and other details will not be shared in the posting or subsequent response. Dear Ellie & Jill, What advice do you have for someone who is interviewing for a job that … Continued

Ask Ellie & Jill: Community Events Overload

In the series, ELGL members can anonymously send their questions, difficulties or scenarios to [email protected] and receive a response from the ghost writing response team. Your name, organization and other details will not be shared in the posting or subsequent response. Dear Ellie & Jill, I’m a rising mid-level manager in a City that hosts a *very important community … Continued

Ask Ellie & Jill: Your Social Media Footprint

In the series, ELGL members can anonymously send their questions, difficulties or scenarios to [email protected] and receive a response from the ghost writing response team. Your name, organization and other details will not be shared in the posting or subsequent response. Dear Ellie & Jill, What advice can you provide on how to manage your local government social media … Continued

Ask Ellie & Jill: Cost Saving Ideas

In the series, ELGL members can anonymously send their questions, difficulties or scenarios to [email protected] and receive a response from the ghost writing response team. Your name, organization and other details will not be shared in the posting or subsequent response. Dear Ellie & Jill, I have a few good ideas for potential cost savings in my organization. I … Continued

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