FOCUS ON CAREER DIPLOMACY TODAY
Family member employment is a critical issue for members of the U.S. Foreign Service. The State Department finally seems to be taking it seriously.
BY DEBRA BLOME
Two tandems discuss some of the unique challenges they face.
BY FRED ODISHO AND WHITNEY DUBINSKY
An experienced FSO ambassador identifies the unique attributes Foreign Service personnel should have and offers a guide to acquiring and perfecting them.
BY STEPHEN G. MCFARLAND
Here is an inside look at the process of becoming a Foreign Service officer, considered the “gold standard” in professional recruitment.
BY GLENN J. GUIMOND
Taking better care of employees—from pre-employment to post-employment—makes economic sense, creates better morale and is the right thing to do.
BY ANGELA R. DICKEY
BY FORMER AND RETIRED MEMBERS OF THE U.S. FOREIGN SERVICE
Strengthening the Foreign Service
BY BARBARA STEPHENSON
Reforming Entry-Level Assignments
BY ANDREW KELLY
High Hopes and Mixed Feelings—Reflections of a Consulate Intern
BY WILLIAM ROBERTSON
Do I Need Professional Liability Insurance?
BY ANGIE BRYAN