The video went instantly viral. Published by What’s Trending on March 17, the short sketch entitled “Elmo Gets Fired,” was viewed 13.5 million times on Facebook within a week of the first posting. If you weren’t one of the first viewers, take a look. The video will make you laugh . . . and it might make you cry.
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Grandmom always brought the apple pie to family events. She “taught” all of the grandkids to make it and even gave us the recipe, but none of us have ever been able to duplicate the taste the texture of the flaky crust. It’s not that the recipe is that difficult to follow, but Gran had a sixth sense about baking and she perfected her signature dessert over many years.
As we’ve discussed before, a stellar resume can cost a chunk of change and exactly why you need to consider it an investment in your future.
CareerPro Global’s SES team has assisted more than 4,000 SES applicants, most of which are GS-15s, corporate executives, or senior military officers. We also sometimes see GS-14s step up and apply for SES positions—especially those with a former corporate or military careers. In addition, we are seeing more agencies push their GS-14s to begin learning about, considering, and preparing for the SES early.
My young friend Kelly has an accounting degree. She’s a recent graduate and she just received a job offer to become the bookkeeper for a local construction company. She’s considering the position, but she doesn’t know if she will accept it. She’s just not sure that the company or the job is a good fit.
The Senior Executive Service (SES) is the highest level of civil servants in the federal government. For perspective, these top-level positions are considered on an equal level with general officers in the military. The SES was created in 1978 under the Civil Service Reform Act (CSRA).
You’ve surely heard the term before and you probably have some idea of what “soft skills” are. Over the past few years, people-oriented soft skills have been a hot topic in the HR community.