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Keeping the Faith While Job Hunting in the Public Sector

Keeping the Faith While Job Hunting in the Public Sector

“I appreciate you taking the time to apply and interview with us, unfortunately we went with a different candidate that had more relevant experience.”  I have received this email or a version of it almost

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Enrique Martínez Pomar on Moving People to Rural Spain

Enrique Martínez Pomar on Moving People to Rural Spain

Visiting the abandoned stone villages of rural Spain during Christmas 2016 with his youngest son, Enrique Martínez Pomar, recalls his sense of loss and sadness at the emptiness he encountered. Less than 300 km from

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Jill Pay: Britain’s First Female Serjeant at Arms

Jill Pay: Britain’s First Female Serjeant at Arms

Jill Pay broke through a glass ceiling when she became Britain’s first female Serjeant at Arms of the House of Commons in the position’s 607-year-history. “All but one of my predecessors in the role were

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Getting Early Career Tech Talent into Government

Getting Early Career Tech Talent into Government

This June, the Biden administration’s new two-year fellowship program to get technologists into the U.S. federal government launches its first cohort. For Caitlin Gandhi, co-founder of the U.S. General Services Administration’s U.S. Digital Corps, it

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How Swaniti Helps Indian MPs Serve Constituents

How Swaniti Helps Indian MPs Serve Constituents

In India, an elected member of Parliament (MP) represents, on average, 2.5 million citizens. This is by far the largest political representation ratio in the world, more than three times that of the United States’

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A Miami Surfboard Salesman Turns Congressional Candidate

A Miami Surfboard Salesman Turns Congressional Candidate

As teen protesters swarmed Miami's City Hall in 2019 "with big banners and strong advocacy", their demand that the city declare a climate emergency fell on deaf ears. But one lawmaker listened: Ken Russell, the

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How Gen Z in Government are Shaping Action on Net Zero

How Gen Z in Government are Shaping Action on Net Zero

Climate change is one of the defining issues of our age and Gen Z is all too aware of the challenges posed by rising carbon emissions. Whether through adapting their lifestyle choices to supporting green

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Looking to Save the Planet? The Department of Energy Needs You

Looking to Save the Planet? The Department of Energy Needs You

The United States Department of Energy is gearing up to use its power and funding to fuel a just energy transition that supports working-class communities. To do so, it is looking to hire 1,000 more

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Are Smart Villages the Answer to Rejuvenating Rural Life in Europe?

Are Smart Villages the Answer to Rejuvenating Rural Life in Europe?

In a small village in Swedish Lapland, the snow still lies thick on the ground in late April and a nearby lake remains covered by a thin layer of ice. But two of Vuollerim’s residents

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How Government Can Nurture Policy Entrepreneurs

How Government Can Nurture Policy Entrepreneurs

Growing up in Schenectady, New York, Daniel Correa, chief executive officer of the Federation of American Scientists, a non-profit think tank that helps science and technology experts collaborate with the government on policy change, saw

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