Monthly Archives: March 2016

Preparing for the Unexpected: How to Plan in the Digital Age – GovLoop

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Every 10 years the Census Bureau takes on “the largest peacetime mobilization” the Federal Government manages – the Decennial Census. It is a big deal, so important, in fact, that this work was written into the Constitution – our nation’s founding document – more than 220 years ago. More than 135 million households will be serviced by half a dozen regional Census centers, about 150 local Census offices and, depending on public cooperation and response, as many as 500,000 to 750,000 enumerators during the next census in 2020.

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Electron | Money | Jam Cruise 14

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Electron and special guest Ron Holloway cover Pink Floyd’s “Money” aboard Jam Cruise 14 as part of their “Fearless: Tribute to Pink Floyd” set.

January 6-11, 2016

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Human Capital Management Priorities for Federal Agencies – GovLoop

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If there’s one thing that will undoubtedly define this year, it will be the Presidential election. And while the world waits with bated breath to see who wins the presidential election in November, government agencies must try to keep their focus on mission success. So how will they achieve that goal? The 2016 Human Capital Management Report for Government highlights

The Silver Tsunami has left the government with a depleted workforce. It comes as no surprise, then, that 55% of human capital managers rated “recruiting people with the right skills” as their number one priority.

The Best and Worst at Plain Language in Government – GovLoop

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Federal agencies are legally required to use plain language. Yet, according to a new report, federal agencies are failing to do so.

Plain language has been the law of the land for federal agencies since the Plan Writing Act of 2010. A GSA user experience evangelist once described the Act as “one of the most important developments in open government…akin to the falling of the Berlin Wall and the bringing of democracy to Eastern Europe.”

That might seem like hyperbole. But, using plain language makes it more likely that people will understand what your agency has to say.

Watching Show No Show at FringeArts is a pleasure

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Watching Show No Show at FringeArts is a pleasure For more than a decade, Philadelphia audiences have enjoyed Gabrielle Revlock’s smart dance frolics. Through props, witticisms, and playful moves, she has created a niche for her work as a form of dan…

Watching Show No Show at FringeArts is a pleasure

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For more than a decade, Philadelphia audiences have enjoyed Gabrielle Revlock’s smart dance frolics. Through props, witticisms, and playful moves, she has created a niche for her work as a form of dancey physical theater. In the hour-long Show No Show, which opened Thursday night at FringeArts, she partners with Russian contemporary dancer Aleksandr “Sasha” Frolov.

Watching Show No Show at FringeArts is a pleasure

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For more than a decade, Philadelphia audiences have enjoyed Gabrielle Revlock’s smart dance frolics. Through props, witticisms, and playful moves, she has created a niche for her work as a form of dancey physical theater. In the hour-long Show No Show, which opened Thursday night at FringeArts, she partners with Russian contemporary dancer Aleksandr “Sasha” Frolov.