CALLING ALL SERVICE-MINDED CITIZENS: YOUR GOVERNMENT NEEDS YOU

A Chance To Benefit Country, States, Communities, and Yourself

By Alex Harrington, Executive Director

When I look back at more than 27 combined years of military and public service, I cannot believe that it has been that long. It seems like those years sped by swiftly and unnoticeably like drinking a chilled glass of lemonade on a sweltering day. As soon as you start sipping, you wonder how you’ve reached that last drop so quickly.

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By Keenan Emmitt, USAJOBS Engagement and Management Analyst

Giving your federal employees exciting and rewarding career growth opportunities is now easier than ever. Experience-based learning assignments with agencies from across the federal government are a great way to develop, connect, and retain our nation’s largest workforce. And you don’t need to expend your training budget to do it!

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By Alex Harrington, Executive Director

Overall, trust in government among Americans is on a steep decline. According to the newly released national survey conducted by the Partnership for Public Service and Freedman Consulting, “only 4 in 10 Americans say they trust the federal government to do what is right at least some of the time.” The Pew Research Center’s National Election Study that started in 1958, reports that only about “one-quarter of Americans say they can trust the government in Washington to do what is right ‘just about always’ (2%) or  ‘most of the time’ (22%). And trust in the government’s handling of domestic issues hovers only around 37 percent in a Gallup poll.

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