STAFF NEWS: Look Who’s Moving Up On The Hill This Week

Courtesy of Legistorm:

Nate Zimpher makes the move up from Senior Legislative Assistant to Legislative Director for Rep. Troy Balderson (R-Ohio).  Nate began his congressional staff career in 2010 as a House Page. He earned his BA in Political Science and Government from American University in 2015.

Annie Goyzueta (Screenshot from Legistorm).

Annie Goyzueta takes over as Operations Director for Rep. Johanna Hayes (D-CT), after serving a stint as Keeper of the Hayes Schedule. Annie earned her MA in Communications and her BA in Marketing from the University of Hartford in, respectively, 2017 and 2014.

Hillary Beard started out as an Intern working for Rep. Terri Sewell (D-AL). From there, she moved steadily up as a Press Assistant, Legislative Assistant, Senior Policy Adviser, Legislative Director and now Chief of Staff. How about that for a story of steady application, productivity and dedication! Hillary graduated in 2012 from Birmingham-Southern College with a BA in Political Science.

Your Boss Lost/Retired/Moved Up. What Now?

It happens to a lot of folks who work on the Hill because things change in Congress every two years. But Bret Bernhardt, HillFaith’s Master of All Hill Employment Arts, has some proven tips on “Keeping Calm In The Post-Election Storm” on Capitol Hill.

Bret Bernhardt, former chief of staff for senators Don Nickles and Jim DeMint.


And check out Bret’s five-part HillFaith series on effective strategies for finding that next great position. Bernhardt has a wealth of experience, insider insight, how-tos and obscure terms (for example, do you know what a “golden reference” is on the Hill?), plus lots of helpful links.

The Best Resources for Finding a Job On the Hill

Where Your Best Job Lead is on Capitol Hill May Surprise You

Getting in the Door on Capitol Hill

Here’s Nine Valuable Tips for Interviewing Well on Capitol Hill

Working on Capitol Hill is the World’s Best Job (Or at Least My Best Ever)


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