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How I Almost Left Local Government

Today’s Morning Buzz is by Kayla Barber-Perrotta, Budget Manager the City of Brighton, CO. Connect with her on LinkedIn. What I’m Reading: The Rejected King What I’m Watching: Only Murders in the Building and Explained What I’m Listening to: Whatever rolls up next on my “All Songs” list-So basically a mix of the 90s, 00’s, and K-Pop For those … Continued

Podcast: Passion and Public Works with Joey Garcia, Torrance, California

Joey Garcia Sr. Administrative Analyst City of Torrance, CA LinkedIn | Twitter Keeping the fire lit. Joey Garcia, Senior Administrative Analyst for the City of Torrance, California, joined the podcast to talk about his career path and public works. He shared his experience finding that first job in local government, what he’s learned from working … Continued

Podcast: Politics & Administration Career Paths with Sarah Moss

Sarah Moss Consultant Sarah Moss, Inc. & Undaunted Ventures LinkedIn | Twitter Civic dreamer and doer. Sarah Moss joined GovLove to talk about her unique career path that has switched between campaign and political roles to administrative roles. She shared what led to her first role in politics and how she ended up in local … Continued

Hidden Gems… Passive Job Candidates

Job hunting in local government can suck. Someone once counseled me that for every job I secured, I would need to complete upwards of 10 to 15 applications (and that might be conservative!). The processes are too long, there is too much mystery in the selection process or those panel interviews are set up to … Continued

Expert Resume Man 9.18.2015

The Expert Resume Man is back! And to help you out while writing your resume he has a list of questions to ask yourself. When Writing Your Resume… Do you have responsibility for operating budgets? Capital budgets? Have you been able to reduce annual costs? How? In what areas? By how much? Did you lead, … Continued

163 Tips for Your Career and Future Job Searches

You’ve read about the career survey that we completed last month. We’ve highlighted a number of the findings in these articles: Cover Letters: The Hardest Part of the Search, 6 Tips for Interviewing for a Job by Emily Leuning, and 6 Tips for Writing a Resume by Katie Babits, Veneta, OR. We have three more articles in the works on … Continued

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