We Are Taking The Leap

We (Sarah and Kelly) are creating a Work BFF Mentoring movement for women. Mentoring has been a passion of ours for over 15 years. We are taking our passion for mentoring out of the office and bringing it to you through The Mentoring Lab Podcast. We invite you to join us each week for a […]

The Mentor and the Jackass….

I showed up for orientation, took the “Oath” and was assigned to my first position as a GS-01 Clerk Typist making $4.20 per hour (no more than 4 hours per day and 20 hours per week). This was non-negotiable. I learned so much in this first assignment. I learned about things called “Suspenses” and “Acronyms”. […]

My HR family…

Oh what a joy it was. I worked with the most fabulous people. The Human Resource people are the people that help you get hired in the government (definitely friends to have). In June, 1987 I graduated high school, turned 18 and moved in with my boyfriend–all within one week. I soon realized this boyfriend […]

The Pivotal Moment…

One day a random question changed the course of my life. It was nearing the end of summer and a awesome colleague with a few more years of government service than I asked, “what are you going to do after your summer hire term ends”? Again, I had no idea. At that moment, she influenced […]