With almost a million site visitors in 2019, ELGL made great progress on our goal to “provide content on a variety of local government topics.”
Here are the top ten most viewed posts of 2019.
Stay tuned for more opportunities to write for ELGL in 2020 on topics are varied as creative placemaking, diversity in local government leaders, workplace development, and more!
1. The most-viewed post of the year was a personal story from mySidewalk’s Dr. Sarah Martin about her decision to leave local government (lucky for us, she’s still working with local gov…).
2. ELGL’s Kirsten Wyatt wrote about what “work hard, be kind” means and ways to show this in the workplace.
3. Tarrant County, TX’s Maggie Jones shared why local government “isn’t for the faint of heart” and the benefits of being a Swiss Army Knife-style employee.
4. Mountain View, CA’s Katie Nelson and Chris Hsiung shared their experiences working in law enforcement communications.
5. Lots of excitement (and pageviews) about ELGL’s announcement of a second Innovation Cohort in 2020.
6. CPS-HR Consulting’s Jeff Hoye wrote about the never-ending discussion about succession planning in local government (and how we can actually do something about it…).
7. Boulder, CO’s Tanya Ange wrote about one of ELGL’s favorite topics: dogs in the workplace and the potential resulting positive benefits to your organization.
8. West Allis, WI’s Jenny Kosek wrote about employee benefits with a $0 price tag, and how these perks can improve your local government organization.
9. Wentzville, MO’s Jessica Hoffman wrote about career paths in local government and the (sometimes unlikely) chance someone knows they want to be an ACM someday.
10. Baytown, TX’s Jamie Eustace wrote about the intersection of libraries and homelessness services, and her personal experiences.