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The US Government is a massive employer with jobs available nationwide as well as overseas. Federal jobs are available in many career fields and typically offer generous vacation and sick time, access to professional development opportunities, job security and interesting and challenging work.

Join federal workplace expert and strategist Mika Cross for an interactive webinar on finding a flexible federal job.

At the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

1. Understand the current flexible and remote workforce trends across the Federal government.

2. Highlight transferable and remote-friendly skills

3. Identify the kinds of federal job opportunities that would be a good fit. You might be surprised who’s hiring for remote jobs now!

4. Expand your search beyond just USAJobs.

5. Evaluate agency culture and position descriptions to find the right match for you.

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This session is free.

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Join us Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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To register for the event, go to https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Ba0QZ2aMS7-1QaKCxG7gPg

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SPONSOR: Federal Career Connection, Inc.

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ABOUT YOUR SPEAKER

Mika J. Cross is a widely acclaimed workplace expert, speaker, strategist and innovator specializing in interdisciplinary expertise among the areas of innovative global workplace initiatives, remote and distributed work, culture change, strategic communications, knowledge management, next generation workplace and future of work predictions and initiatives, performance/talent management, employee/labor relations, diversity, inclusion and employee engagement. Her career includes 20+ years of public service with assignments throughout the United States Intelligence Community and she is a veteran of the United States Army, having served as both an enlisted soldier and commissioned officer.

Mika is highly regarded as a thought leader for transformational workplace practices and is regularly featured as a professional speaker. Known as a Federal Workplace Expert, she is a featured guest on the nationally broadcast TV show, Government Matters. On behalf of the White House and the National Security Council, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) invited Mika to contribute to the “Workforce of 2020” strategy session to create a new business model for vetting future Federal employees into positions of national security. Mika serves as Vice Chair of the Governance and Innovation, Community of Change for the Senior Executives Association (SEA.)

During her work as a President’s Management Council (PMC) Interagency Fellow at OPM, she led government-wide projects affecting culture and process change. Her work in transformation initiatives resulted in winning numerous awards- the most recent being USDA named on the Forbes 500 Best American Workplace rankings.

Photo by Mateusz Dach from Pexels

By Alex Harrington

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