The Mid-Career GPS Podcast

Everything Federal Jobs w/ Javier Lopez from “The Gov Geeks”

August 13, 2021 John Neral Season 1 Episode 48
The Mid-Career GPS Podcast
Everything Federal Jobs w/ Javier Lopez from “The Gov Geeks”
Chapters
4:07
Getting to Know “The Gov Geeks” (4:07)
5:28
What Javier Wanted to Be Growing Up
9:04
What Drew Javier to Pubic Service in the Federal Government
10:55
You Can Do Anything in the Federal Government
13:27
The First Question to Ask When Applying for Federal Positions
30:09
How The Gov Geeks Help People Get Into Public Service Jobs
34:46
Why Did Javier and Karen Create “The Gov Geeks”
38:38
“The Gov Geeks” & Career Fulfillment
41:41
What Advice Javier Would Give You to Create Your Mid-Career GPS
44:00
How to Connect with “The Gov Geeks”
The Mid-Career GPS Podcast
Everything Federal Jobs w/ Javier Lopez from “The Gov Geeks”
Aug 13, 2021 Season 1 Episode 48
John Neral

Look! Up in the sky! Your public service superhero awaits. It’s Javier Lopez from “The Gov Geeks!”


If you are called to a career as a public servant and are considering working in the Federal Government or for your state or local government, this episode is for you. 


Javier Lopez, the Geek in Chief for “The Gov Geeks,” joins me on this episode to break down everything you need to know about having a career as a public servant. Javier and I discuss the Federal job application process and what you need to consider to have a fulfilling career as a government employee and serve the public. 

You can follow Javier and Karen, also known as “The Gov Geeks,” on: 

LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-gov-geeks

Website - https://www.thegovgeeks.com

Instagram - @thegovgeeks

Facebook - @thegovgeeks

YouTube - @thegovgeeks

 

Key Topics & Time Stamps: 

·      Getting to Know “The Gov Geeks” (4:07)

·      What Javier Wanted to Be Growing Up (5:28)

·      What Drew Javier to Pubic Service in the Federal Government (9:04)

·      You Can Do Anything in the Federal Government (10:55)

·      The First Question to Ask When Applying for Federal Positions (13:27)

·      The Federal Job Application Process & Your Federal Resume (17:17)

·      How The Gov Geeks Help People Get Into Public Service Jobs (30:09)

·      Why Did Javier and Karen Create “The Gov Geeks” (34:46)

·      “The Gov Geeks” & Career Fulfillment (38:38)

·      What Advice Javier Would Give You to Create Your Mid-Career GPS (41:41)

·      How to Connect with “The Gov Geeks” (44:00)

 

List of Resources:

·      Your Mid-Career GPS – Four Steps to Figuring Out What’s Next by John Neral

·      SHOW UP - Six Strategies to Lead a More Energetic and Impactful Career by John Neral

 

Calls to Action: 

·      Download “The 55-Minute Career Transition Jump Start” by clicking here or visiting https://johnneral.com.

·      Join the “Your Mid-Career GPS Private Facebook Group” here and be part of a fantastic group of like-minded professionals navigating their career paths just like you. 

·      Get notified when new podcast episodes drop. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts here or wherever you listen. And don’t forget to rate and review to let me know what you are enjoying or learning. 

·      Let’s stay connected by following me on social. LinkedIn @johnneral, Instagram @johnneralcoaching, Facebook @johnneralcoaching, Twitter @john_neral.

·      Visit https://johnneral.com for more information. 

 

Show Notes Chapter Markers

Look! Up in the sky! Your public service superhero awaits. It’s Javier Lopez from “The Gov Geeks!”


If you are called to a career as a public servant and are considering working in the Federal Government or for your state or local government, this episode is for you. 


Javier Lopez, the Geek in Chief for “The Gov Geeks,” joins me on this episode to break down everything you need to know about having a career as a public servant. Javier and I discuss the Federal job application process and what you need to consider to have a fulfilling career as a government employee and serve the public. 

You can follow Javier and Karen, also known as “The Gov Geeks,” on: 

LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-gov-geeks

Website - https://www.thegovgeeks.com

Instagram - @thegovgeeks

Facebook - @thegovgeeks

YouTube - @thegovgeeks

 

Key Topics & Time Stamps: 

·      Getting to Know “The Gov Geeks” (4:07)

·      What Javier Wanted to Be Growing Up (5:28)

·      What Drew Javier to Pubic Service in the Federal Government (9:04)

·      You Can Do Anything in the Federal Government (10:55)

·      The First Question to Ask When Applying for Federal Positions (13:27)

·      The Federal Job Application Process & Your Federal Resume (17:17)

·      How The Gov Geeks Help People Get Into Public Service Jobs (30:09)

·      Why Did Javier and Karen Create “The Gov Geeks” (34:46)

·      “The Gov Geeks” & Career Fulfillment (38:38)

·      What Advice Javier Would Give You to Create Your Mid-Career GPS (41:41)

·      How to Connect with “The Gov Geeks” (44:00)

 

List of Resources:

·      Your Mid-Career GPS – Four Steps to Figuring Out What’s Next by John Neral

·      SHOW UP - Six Strategies to Lead a More Energetic and Impactful Career by John Neral

 

Calls to Action: 

·      Download “The 55-Minute Career Transition Jump Start” by clicking here or visiting https://johnneral.com.

·      Join the “Your Mid-Career GPS Private Facebook Group” here and be part of a fantastic group of like-minded professionals navigating their career paths just like you. 

·      Get notified when new podcast episodes drop. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts here or wherever you listen. And don’t forget to rate and review to let me know what you are enjoying or learning. 

·      Let’s stay connected by following me on social. LinkedIn @johnneral, Instagram @johnneralcoaching, Facebook @johnneralcoaching, Twitter @john_neral.

·      Visit https://johnneral.com for more information. 

 

Getting to Know “The Gov Geeks” (4:07)
What Javier Wanted to Be Growing Up
What Drew Javier to Pubic Service in the Federal Government
You Can Do Anything in the Federal Government
The First Question to Ask When Applying for Federal Positions
How The Gov Geeks Help People Get Into Public Service Jobs
Why Did Javier and Karen Create “The Gov Geeks”
“The Gov Geeks” & Career Fulfillment
What Advice Javier Would Give You to Create Your Mid-Career GPS
How to Connect with “The Gov Geeks”