Tag: #13Percent Club

Continuing the Conversation: Hello?! Is This Thing On?

Sign up to share your story, insights, or recommendations on diversity in local government.  By Karen Daly, Mountain Plains Regional Director, ICMA Hello?!  Is this thing on? “Wow!  I didn’t realize you had so much experience.  You did a great job responding to the questions from the Council,” said the executive recruiter after my interview … Continued

The #1 Reason Women Don’t Get The Job

This guest post is by ELGL member Lori Sassoon, ICMA-CM Deputy City Manager, City of Rancho Cucamonga, CA President, Women Leading Government The women I know in public service are educated, experienced, politically-savvy, dedicated, and motivated. They take on thankless assignments, build their professional networks through groups like ELGL, and make time for ongoing professional … Continued

#13Percent Club: Keep Advisors Close

In this multi-part blog series, Julie Underwood interviews the women who were the first female managers in cities across the country:  First blog post here  Second post here Third post here Fourth post here Fifth post here Keep advisors close, ask questions, set boundaries   So you have the job, now what? Here’s advice for after you’ve taken … Continued

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