Public Management

Why Continuing Education Is Important. 4 Beneficial Trends

Why Continuing Education Is Important. 4 Beneficial Trends

What do you think of when you hear the phrase, ‘continuing education?’

Do you think about earning continuing education credits towards certification? Or do you think about a day away from the office to connect with colleagues and learn something new? It may be one or both of these things — or it may be something completely different. Actually, if you have been in the workforce for a long time, you may not think that continuing education is important at all anymore.

4 Communication Skills Required for Public Leaders

4 Communication Skills Required for Public Leaders

Today’s public leaders require communication skills promote citizen engagement and align organizations with the larger public needs. Unfortunately, the ways in which leaders communicate have changed drastically in recent decades with the advent of social media, the call for greater transparency, and the need for immediate access to information. Therefore, public leaders need to develop and hone the following skills in order to stay on top of these demands: