The real American idols
Those who join public service have a special calling.
Rising Star judges
Here are profiles of the judges who chose this year's Rising Star winners.
Rising Star winners
Here are the profiles of the winners of this year’s Rising Star Awards.
Megan Quinn & Steve Ressler: Accidental organizers
Two federal employees who felt out of place in an unfamiliar government workplace started an after-hours social network called Young Government Leaders.
Steven Krauss: The organizer
A rising business leader at GTSI has brought together other young business and government information technology leaders for professional and social activities.
Stacie Boyd: The portfolio manager
A relative novice found she has a knack for managing an e-government initiative to streamline the grant-making process across all federal grant-making agencies.
Craig Larscheid: The energy manager
An environmentally conscious manager of midrange computer operations at the U.S. Postal Service made numerous “green” decisions that reduced costly power consumption.
Randi Greenberg: The security minder
A conscientious information security manager for the Homeland Security Department’s US-VISIT program insists that higher-ups listen to her on security matters.
Hire me already!
New recruits say government work is a good gig — and as rewarding as ever — but getting a foot in the door can be a drag.