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Zoe Grotophorst

Senior Research Analyst, Government Business Council Zoe Grotophorst is a Senior Research Analyst at the Government Business Council specializing in analysis of federal management and workforce trends. She is a Master of Public Policy candidate at the George Mason University School of Public Policy and received her undergraduate degree in public policy from the College of William and Mary.
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Nerd Camp! A Solution to the Dwindling Cybersecurity Workforce?

October 26, 2012 Growing up, I spent two summers learning physics and archaeology in Southwest Virginia at “enrichment camp.” What is "enrichment camp," you might ask? A playful euphemism employed by my parents to hide where I really was those two summers: nerd camp. Yes, nerd camp. And nerd camp might just be ...

How to Write A Great Performance Review

September 10, 2012 At the Excellence in Government conference on Sept. 6, Tom Fox, the Washington Post’s Fed Coach, gave a federal audience some tips on developing and motivating employees by coaching with long-term development in mind. Coaching, Fox said, is the number one characteristic of top leaders at Google and is growing ...

The 8 Federal Agencies Most Attractive to New Grads

September 7, 2012 As recent graduates set out in search of new government jobs, there are only a handful of federal agencies that appear compatiable with the needs and wants of Generation Y. According to the Partnership for Public Service’s analysis of the 2011 NACE Student Survey, college student’s preference for public service ...

Federal managers see implementation challenges in Obama’s reorganization plan

January 18, 2012 See more of the survey results here. Federal executives are wary of the leadership challenges that could accompany the consolidation plan President Obama recently unveiled, according to a new survey. To better understand the effects of consolidation on the federal workforce, the Government Business Council, the research division of Government ...