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

Courtesy of Legistorm:

Greg Dotson is now the Chief Counsel for the majority on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, working for the Chairman, Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE). Greg was awarded his JD from the University of Oregon and his BA from Virginia Tech.

Peter Hoffman (Screenshot from Facebook)

Moving over to the Senate side of the Hill  is Peter Hoffman, moving up to Press Secretary to Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), following his tenure in the Trump White House Press Office. Hoffman earned a BA from Ball State University in 2015 in Journalism and Telecommunications, and Political Science.

Kaitlyn Stoddard is the latest addition to the Senate staff of Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) as a Legislative Assistant.  Kaitlyn previously was Senior Adviser to the State Department’s Bureau of Consular Affairs. Kaitlyn’s BA was earned in 2010 in History and Latin from the University of Georgia.

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)


Author: Mark Tapscott

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