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DorobekInsider: May 27 — Links mentioned on Federal News Radio’s Daily Debrief

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Among the links mentioned on Federal News Radio 1500 AM’s Daily Debrief with Chris Dorobek and Amy Morris

* The Federal News Radio Book Club… our new book is Fired Up or Burned Out: How to reignite your team’s passion, creativity, and productivity. The “meeting” will take place Friday, June 12 at 2p ET on Federal News Radio 1500 AM’s In Depth with Francis Rose program. Read more about it here.

* The DorobekInsider on NewsChannel 8’s Federal News Tonight. Find a link to the video here

* The Open Government Dialogue on openness and transparency. Read the DorobekInsider reader on the Obama openness and transparency initiative here. Among the items we specifically mentioned:
– The top rated item comes from House Minority Leader John Boehner, Support a 72-Hour Mandatory Public Review Period on Major Spending Bills

* Writing a job description in 140-characters: John Monroe, my friend and former colleague over at Federal Computer Week, has a wonderful post soliciting submissions of tweeted job descriptions. As you know, Twitter only allows 140-character submissions. What if you had to write a job description in 140-characters or less. This is one of these posts where you want to read the comments. One of the suggestions: “I read, write, think, create, innovate, to make things no one wants yet, nor can understand…for pay.” Read the post — and the comments — here.

* From Brain Drain to Brain Gain: Fixing U.S. Government College Recruitment: The report by Harvard Kennedy School of Government graduate student Stephen Ader. UPDATE: Hear our conversation with Ader from the Daily Debrief here. The report is posted below. Earlier this month on the Daily Debrief, we spoke with Harvard Kennedy School Prof. Steve Kelman, who helped Ader with the report. Hear that conversation here… and read Kelman’s blog posts about Ader and his paper here… and here. (Kelman’s blog, The Lecturn, can be found here.)

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May 27, 2009 at 1:57 PM

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