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Four simple steps to learning how to acquire a totally new skill.
Giving feedback is a skill but a much neglected skill is how to receive feedback.
IDP planning resources specific to the Northeast region
This video describes the why, what, and how of creating an Individual Development Plans (IDP). This overview also covers concepts and practical tools.
Wondering where you want to go in your professional career? Explore these career development resources to help you determine which ladder you want to climb!
Networking is a way to build relationships, accomplish work and enhance your career. It’s a skill that can be learned and improved with practice.
The ability to work well with others is a skill needed by all NPS employees, no matter what their job is.
In order to remain relevant and sustainable in the 21st century, we must recognize and embrace the diversity of people and create a multicultural workforce.
Whether private or public, all organizations and companies have their own unique culture, including the National Park Service.
In the National Park Service, “partnership” refers to a working relationship between the NPS and a nonprofit organization or government agency.
The regulations and policies of the Department of the Interior and the National Park Service flow from public law.
The National Park Service has a long successful history of working with other Departments, agencies and bureaus.
Social psychologist Amy Cuddy explains the mind-body connection of non-verbal behavior & how body language can influence how your life unfolds.
The NPS New Employee Toolkit is a one-stop-shop for new employees that provides important on-boarding resources.
The SESCDP is a 12-month program focused on developing Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) competencies to prepare candidates to lead at the executive level.
Every park must ensure they have adequate fire suppression response; including trained structural staff and agreements w/ outside departments.
The Wildland Fire Program protects the lives, property, & resources of the NPS in a manner which also allows for the natural role of fire on the landscape.
The Incident Command System (ICS) was established to create a process and communication system to improve the response to emergencies and events.
In this resource you will begin to think about your current education team and how you might be able to maximize the experience in it.
Offered on an as-needed basis, this course is designed for those charged with supporting day-to-day facility management operations in the NPS.
Building relevant educational programs in our national parks requires skill. As the interpreter and educator there are many factors that one must consider.
Overview Simply designating a wilderness does not assure its preservation. An understanding of wilderness values is needed to guide all activities in wilderness. Wilderness management applies guidelines derived from social and natural sciences to preserve the qualities for which wilderness was established. Wilderness Stewardship Competency Levels Wilderness professionals can use these competencies to identify gaps
Overview The core values of an organization are those values we hold which form the foundation on which we perform work and conduct ourselves. We have an entire universe of values, but some of them are so primary, so important to us that throughout changes in society, government, politics, and technology they are still the
In this TED Talk, musician Bobby McFerrin uses the pentatonic scale to exemplify human expectations in the context of neuroscience.
Interested in the NPS Fundamentals Program? Watch now and learn who is eligible to attend, how to apply, and what to expect.