FS Blog: Calling a Spade a Spade

The Consular Officer writing under the name NoDoubleStandards has been blogging since April 2009 so his blog Calling a Spade a Spade (Rants of a Foreign Service Officer on the things that matter to you — and matter to you not at all) is not really new. But in case you missed some of his great posts particularly on the consular trade or his advice for new FSOs, check out these links below:

“These Faces and These Places Are Getting Old” – Daughtry

The Challenge of Effective Consular Management of Locally-Employed Staff

Visa Interview Pet Peeves

Advice for New FSOs from Someone Who Has No Business Giving It