MIND YOUR ECQs
June 22 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM EDTFree
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Are you aspiring to be a federal executive guiding an Agency’s mission? Or are you a current Fed climbing up the ladder to be a senior manager? Or a job seeker looking for leadership positions in the federal government?
If you are…then you must “Mind Your ECQs”
Executive core qualifications (ECQs) are the structural foundation for senior professionals in the US Government. These competencies are required to apply for senior management and executive service positions. They also may be used to assess candidates for other jobs in the federal government.
Join Alex Harrington and learn about how ECQs can help you in applying for a federal job and managing a federal career.
In this webinar, you will:
* Gain an understanding of the Senior Executive Service and Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs).
* Be able to describe your leadership positions or experiences using ECQs.
* Learn how to weave ECQs into your STAR stories.
* Learn helpful ways to improve your ECQs.
This session is free.
Join us Jun 22, 2021 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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SPONSOR: Federal Career Connection, Inc.
About Your Speaker
Alex Harrington serves as a Senior Special Assistant & Adviser for the Human Resources Policy and Regulatory Affairs Division, providing expertise in performance management operations, employee engagement, and communications. Before joining HRPRA, Alex established the strategic direction for the Talent Management Directorate, by spearheading TMD’s vision and strategic and operational plans for recruitment and hiring. Prior to rejoining CBP, Alex served as a strategic outreach branch chief for the Portfolio Outreach Division, under the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Office of Information Technology Category. His other assignments included: serving as a congressional and public affairs officer with the Department of Justice’s Interpol Washington bureau (2009-2011); a public affairs officer (2001-2007) in the Departments of the Navy & Army in Japan, South Korea, and Germany; CBP in 2007 to 2008, and then again in 2011-2016.
Throughout his federal service, he has gained extensive expertise in international relations, strategic communications, program/project development, process engineering, systems improvement, team building, workforce development, talent acquisition, and career coaching/mentoring.
Outside government, Alex is a Certified Career Services Provider (CCSP) and Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) and a member with the National Career Development Association. And his passion for community service has led him to build a youth program (Richland County Young Marines) and an internship program between the U.S. Army and three universities in Seoul, South Korea. Alex is currently spearheading the development of a not-for-profit corporation organized and operated exclusively to provide individuals in career transition with the best insights and techniques on how to search and apply for fulfilling careers in the Federal government.
Alex served honorably in the U.S. Marine Corps and is a veteran of the Persian Gulf War. Alex is also a published author and avid blogger for cancer patients, caregivers, and survivors. He lives in Northern Virginia with his wife, Teresa, a native of Vancouver, British Columbia.