A Wave for GOP Staffers?
by Daniel Libit
October 28, 2008
Of course, with fewer Republicans on the Hill, there are fewer needs for lobby shops to refill their GOP cartridges.
“It’s a double-whammy,” said Brad Traverse, whose staffing website, www.bradtraverse.com, is a popular destination for job seekers on the Hill. “You have more firms who are both looking for Democrats and eliminating the Republican lobbyist positions."
For those leaving the Hill, Traverse advises a broadening of the mind in terms of what kind of job titles and salaries ex-Hill staffers ought to seek.
“Besides going back home and finding opportunities in the private sectors outside of D.C., there are state government relations. I think they need to branch out into public affairs, public relations, analysis, and consulting and research,” Traverse said.
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