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The FedFam community is for those seeking knowledge, support, and camaraderie in their journey with federal employment and contracting. Whether you're a seasoned federal employee, a dedicated contractor, just starting your career, or considering a position in the public sector, this group is tailored for you. Dive into a treasure trove of invaluable resources, expert advice, and real-time discussions that shed light on the challenges and rewards of working within the federal system and its expansive contracting landscape. Become part of a community that values collective growth, shared experiences, and the mutual desire to succeed in a unique professional arena.
Applying for a Federal Position
Tips on getting a Federal job
Navigating Complex Benefits Options
New Employee Checklist
Items to consider when starting Federal employment
How to Get a Security Clearance
Answers to Common Human Resources Questions
Guides about leave, grievances, and more!
Professional Development Opportunities
It all started with a Facebook Group!
FedFam's Facebook community has attracted over 30,000 followers, facilitated enlightening day-to-day conversations, and passed along countless pieces of advice and guidance.
Born out of the 2018-2019 extended government shutdown, it is the leading Federal Government crowdsourced resource group!
Our mission is to provide unwavering support and assistance to all federal employees and contractors located domestically and worldwide. We are dedicated to creating a thriving community where members can find the resources they need to succeed in their roles.
Whether it's offering guidance, sharing valuable insights, or crowdsourcing career advice, we strive to be a dependable source of support for our members.
Don't Get Fedup.
The FedUpward Podcast gives Federal employees and friends of Feds strategies and tips for navigating everyday problems. This is a place for Federal employees to network, share ideas, and get better.
Follow the podcast to join us for the conversation each week.
What Federal employees are saying about the podcast:
"Great information! Super helpful, clear and organized. Thanks for taking the time to make this and offer help to all of us federal employees." - Federal Employee
"I love Love’s easy going yet super informative style. Love wants to help us figure out federal life and she is doing it well!" - Federal Employee
"Love does a fantastic job with her guests to add value to the discussion about working in and with the government." - Federal Employee
About the Founder
Jason began his 21 year federal career as a Peace Corps Volunteer, having served in Gabon from 2001-2003 and as a Crisis Corps Volunteer in Namibia from 2004-2005. Before the Department of State, he worked at the Peace Corps Headquarters in Washington DC for 8 years as a Budget Analyst, and two years as the Director of Management and Operations in Togo, West Africa. For the last 10 years, Jason has worked in the Office of Budget and Planning (BP) as a Budget Analyst for Financial Systems, the Deputy Budget Officer in the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, and currently works as the Acting Budget Director for Near Eastern Affairs and South-Central Asia. Jason was recently the winner of the Department's Chief Financial Officer for Distinction in Public Finance for his work on the Afghanistan evacuation, and holds over an additional 12 distinct Department awards. Away from work, Jason runs the over 30,000 member Facebook Group FedFam, which focuses on providing a dedicated space where members can find the resources they need to thrive in their federal employment positions.
Love Rutledge serves as the Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Force Readiness. She's spent 23 years working in federal government and holds a master's degree in public administration from The George Washington University, and a master's of science in resource strategy from the Eisenhower School at the National Defense University. She's an International Coaching Federation Associate Certified Coach and a certified Scrum Master. Love joined the FedFam family as a contributing partner earlier this year.
Love grew up in rural Alabama before heading to Tulane University to earn an undergraduate degree. She and her husband, Josh,.have two children.