The best and the brightest…. Tech bubble.

As a 23-year-old math genius one year out of Harvard, Jeff Hammerbacher arrived at Facebook when the company was still in its infancy. This was in April 2006, and Mark Zuckerberg gave Hammerbacher–one of Facebook’s first 100 employees–the lofty title of research scientist and put him to work analyzing how people used the social networking … Read more

Higher Ed Bubble (cont’d)

photo credit: keko. Since 1978, the price of tuition at US colleges has increased over 900 percent, 650 points above inflation. To put that number in perspective, housing prices, the bubble that nearly burst the US economy, then the global one, increased only fifty points above the Consumer Price Index during those years. But while … Read more

Boost Your Career – Persuasive Writing, 1-day course in Washington, DC

Word Workshop: Writing to Persuade: Hone Your Persuasive Writing Skills photo credit: Ed Coyle Photography Our writing courses have been described as “really about how to get better job reviews and get promoted” because they help you improve one of your most important, and visible, job skills: written communication. Designed for advocates, attorneys, lobbyists, public … Read more

Advice for Congressional Interns

Are you contemplating a stint as a Congressional intern? Most of these internships are not paid, but the competition for them is still high. Some of the most powerful people in Washington began their careers as interns on Capitol Hill. Former Vice President Dick Cheney began his political career as an intern for Rep. William … Read more

Finding a Job in Washington, DC

How to Find a Job in Washington, DC  How to Get a Job with the U.S. Federal Government How to Obtain a Security Clearance from the U.S. Federal Government If you don’t have the time to personally attend one of our live courses in Washington, DC, we offer convenient audio courses showing you how Washington … Read more

The Constitution of the United States, Article. I. Section. 7. Revenue Bills, Legislative Process, Presidential Veto

The United States Constitution Article. I. (The Legislative Branch) Section. 7. (Revenue Bills, Legislative Process, Presidential Veto) All Bills for raising Revenue shall originate in the House of Representatives; but the Senate may propose or concur with Amendments as on other Bills. Every Bill which shall have passed the House of Representatives and the Senate, … Read more