Hi all! It has always been a career goal of mine to work for a governmental agency like FEMA, the EPA, or the DEC (local environmental protection). Does anyone have any advice on getting a foot in the door here?
Working in the public sector is so different than the private sector! From the interview process to the measurements of success of an organization, serving the public comes with its own unique challenges and opportunities.
If you are currently in the public sector or are curious about how to get there, this group is for you!
1. NO POLITICS! Unless you are discussing the challenges of navigating political pressures while trying to get the job done. We don't need any debates about which side is better because we have a job to do no matter who is in charge.
2. Give others the kindness you hope for and the benefit-of-the-doubt. We are all out here doing the best we can. This isn't a place for you if you are looking to criticize others to make yourself feel something.
3. Be supportive.
4. Only ...Read more