Monday, August 15, 2011

Public service renewal: the weekly round-up

August 8 - 12, 2011

It’s Monday, folks. Here’s the weekly.

If you read one thing this week, it should be this post from the Snarky Optimist. It’s a thoughtful, well-written, and eye-opening response (in part) to my previous post: I would’ve eaten glass to get this job. I love a good dialogue, and Chelsea’s post illustrates that the story of contractors in the federal government is a complicated one, with many equally valid perspectives.

This week in cuts:

Social goodies:

Relationships and Cultural change

And let’s end with a laugh, shall we?

This post has been a collaborative effort from
Lee-Anne Peluk and Nicholas Charney
. You can check out Lee-Anne's blog "In the Shuffle" at

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