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Getting the Most Out of Your Government Conference Experience

Autumn is fast approaching and alongside it comes many exciting things: colorful Montana foliage, brisk nights, a new school year, new budgets, and…conferences.

In order to make the most of the bustling September conference schedule, we like to put our heads together and make a plan of attack.

Previously, we’ve talked about how conference attendees can maximize their conference experience with these five tips:

  • Navigate through the chaos.  Knowing that conferences are jam-packed with information and activities, determine a plan of action ahead of time.  List out the vendors you want to see and the seminars you want to attend ahead of time, so you don’t forget and miss out!
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How to Throw an Office Party that Sizzles

Oh yes, it’s that time of the year.  ‘Tis the season of peppermint mochas, ugly reindeer sweaters, and office parties.  Since we know that a lot of our municipal clerks and school and utility personnel are in charge of throwing their office shindigs, we thought we would provide some tips for creating a holiday party that sizzles–not fizzles–this holiday season.

How to Throw a Sizzling Holiday Office Party

Review the Policy on Holiday “Spirits.” For government offices and schools, make sure to check policies about serving alcohol on the property well in advance.  You might decide to hold the party off-site if that’s an important factor for you. Read more >

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Lifelong Learning with BMS Training

Recently, in our post “Lifelong Learning: The benefits and the how-to“, we discussed the benefits of feeding your brain with new knowledge over the course of your career.  These benefits–better understanding, sharpness, adaptability, youth, credibility, and cohesiveness–all contribute to workplace happiness, relationships, and job security.

Well, at Black Mountain Software, we like to practice what we preach, so we are proud to announce our summer training schedule. Join us for one of our many mini-training opportunities and learn more about processes and features that will help you more adequately and efficiently use Black Mountain Software.

For more information or to register for these online classes, hosted by our friendly Support Specialists, go to the BMS website and login. Read more >

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