Category Archives: At The Office
A really great post, straight from the heart of a consular officer. At Is It Better Than a Brownie?
No G20 for the Wanderlust Diaries. Stories of single parenthood in the Foreign Service.
In November, we published Your EFM Hatch Act Toolkit, with relevant information from the Hatch Act and the Foreign Affairs Manual pertaining to Eligible Family Members. Recently (February 7, 2017), the Office of Special Counsel issued a memo with updated … Continue reading
Have Orders Will Travel outlines the pros and cons of serving overseas with the Marine Security Guard Detachment that is found at every embassy and consulate. 5 Reasons to Say Yes to MSG Duty 5 Reasons to Say No to MSG … Continue reading
Is this transition normal? Or is it the new normal? From Life After Jerusalem.
The American Civil Liberties Union has posted information for federal employees regarding their rights to freedom of speech. An excerpt: The Supreme Court has stated clearly that public employees cannot be fired for speaking on issues of public concern as … Continue reading
Federal employees and the new administration. From Life After Jerusalem.
A detailed assessment of this EFM career option from Have Orders Will Travel.
A detailed description of the bidding process from The Wanderlust Diaries.
Giving presentations and answering questions from foreign audiences in a tumultuous election season. From Towels Packed, Will Travel.