Tag: Jobs

Podcast: Recruiting in the City of Bend, OR with Eric King & Stephanie Betteridge

Eric King City Manager City of Bend, Oregon Bio | LinkedIn | Twitter Stephanie Betteridge Chief Innovation Officer City of Bend, Oregon LinkedIn Attracting aspiring local government leaders. Eric King, City Manager, and Stephanie Betteridge, Chief Innovation Officer, joined the podcast to talk about a new recruitment. The City is hiring for a Strategic Initiatives … Continued

I Have to Ask: What is a Management Analyst?

In this series, ELGL co-founder Kent Wyatt poses the question and a guest columnist answers it. This week, Sarah Henricks, City of South San Francisco, CA, Management Analyst II, tries to explain the role of management analyst.  “I’m a management analyst for a local government.” This response to “what do you do for work?” is … Continued

Podcast: Lead for America with Joe Nail

Joe Nail CEO & Co-Founder Lead for America LinkedIn Community service. Joe Nail the CEO and Co-Founder of Lead for America joined the podcast to talk about their two-year fellowship program for young leaders in local government. The program takes undergraduate students interested in public service and matches them with organizations in their community. Joe … 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

We’re All Recruiters!

Right Now with Kylie Bayer (LinkedIn/Twitter) What I’m reading: The Power of Collaboration What I’m watching: Sabrina The Teenage Witch What I’m listening to: My ten-month-old puppy snoring next to me Everyone is a recruiter and employees (and former employees, more on that later) are one of your best bets in finding a great candidate for … Continued

Why We’re Ditching Resumes

We’ve been working on a new diversity, equity, and inclusion initiative.  This new initiative has many prongs and one of the pieces I am most involved in is working toward reducing bias in job application screening.  We’ll be training all of our interview panels and eliminating names from job applications.  Why eliminate names from job … Continued

Finding a Local Government Job in 2018

Right NOW with Kent Wyatt, ELGL Co-Founder What I Am Reading: The Fish Market: Inside the Big-Money Battle for the Ocean and Your Dinner Plate. (Spoiler: McDonald’s Filet of Fish isn’t that bad.) What I Am Watching: Southern Charm (Charleston) What I Am Thinking: The Indy 500 has become irrelevant. What I Am Listening To: Dave … Continued

Call for Resumes: The 2017 Resume Book

It’s that time of year! We’re hitting reset on our annual Resume Book. Every year ELGL collects resumes and then compiles them into a book that gets shared with our members, executive search firms, HR professionals, and other key local government stakeholders. This is a great opportunity to gain exposure, find out what other members are up to, and connect … Continued

It’s Alive, Again….The January Resume Book

If you’re an ELGL member and you want to submit your resume to the book just email a PDF copy to Ben Kittelson at [email protected] New Year, new installment of the ELGL Resume Book. We have eight new additions to the living document with experiences ranging from engineering to city management and economic development. The … 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

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