Essential Pittsburgh
6:24 pm
Sun February 23, 2014

Monday Rundown: Mayor Peduto's Administration & Vision for Pittsburgh

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These topics air Monday February 24, 2014 at noon and 8pm on 90.5 WESA. To leave a question or comment before or after the show dial 412-256-8783. Join the conversation LIVE between 12pm & 1 pm weekdays at 412-246-2002. More Essential Pittsburgh segments can be heard here.

Mayor Bill Peduto's New Culture of Governance  
During his inaugural speech in January, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto said he would govern with a focus on "Accountability, Responsibility, and Sustainability." He said he would begin that process with merit based hiring for his new administration. From a "rigorous screening process," facilitated by a third party initiative, to the creation of completely new positions, how has his approach to hiring city officials reflected a new vision for Pittsburgh? Mayor Peduto joins us to address this question, and starting in March, he will join us live, for monthly conversations every 2nd Wednesday.

Why You Should Keep a Career Journal
Many people keep personal journals to document important moments or help organize their thoughts. However, have you ever kept a work journal? Here to tell us why you might want to consider doing so is Sasha King, independent career consultant.

Sports with Bob: So Long Sochi
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette sportswriter emeritus Bob Dvorchak joins us to share his final analysis of the Sochi Winter Olympics. When they began two weeks ago there were dire predictions of disaster for the games. So how did they turn out?

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