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New research reveals both similarities and differences in the way millennials and older generations approach the C-suite, as well as some misconceptions.
The House majority leader on Wednesday put a face on the Washington, D.C., swamp the Trump administration has vowed to drain: the career federal workforce.
A strange-looking small room full of vintage furniture—an armchair, a chest of drawers, a table—was being built in the middle of Infosys’s Palo Alto offices when your correspondent visited in November.
One of the lessons learned from the 2016 Presidential campaign is that a significant portion of the American population does not have a full understanding of the benefits they receive from the Federal government and do not know about the critical role that civil servants play in their communities and their lives.
SES & the Presidential Transition: Implementation Actions to Drive Immediate & Lasting Government Transformation
This article proposes a process by which the new Administration can immediately, effectively, and efficiently leverage one of America’s most capable and in-place management and leadership entities, our tested and dedicated career Senior Executive Service (SES) and other executive leaders.
Anita Breckenridge (The White House), Andrew Mayock (OMB/Agency Transition Directors Council), and Tim Horne (Federal Transition Coordinator/ATDC) discuss their transition work.
SEA President Writes Senators Regarding “CR Hell,” Concern with Inclusion of VA Whistleblower Provision
In a September 27 letter, SEA President Bill Valdez wrote to all Senators expressing dismay “in the strongest terms possible” at the continued failure of Congress to fulfill its constitutional duty to pass a budget, noting the onerous imposition that continued preparation for each Continued Resolution (CR) has on agencies.
A September 21 memo from OPM announced the issuance of the web-based survey.
OPM Memo Announces Free Training to Combat Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking in the Workplace
A joint September 14 memo from OPM and DOJ announces release of the online-course.
The winners and finalists for the Partnership for Public Service’s 2016 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America medals (also known as the Sammies) were honored at a black-tie event on September 20, and two of those honored were members.
OPM announced on September 28 that federal employees and retirees will pay an average of 6.2% more in 2017 toward their health insurance premiums.
A congressional hearing on the major premium increases is tentatively scheduled for after the election, according to a House Democratic aide.
In the historically male-dominated workplace, female staffers have joined together to amplify their voices.
Senator Mike Enzi (R-WY) has submitted reform proposals in an attempt to eliminate Congress’ frequent reliance on continuing resolutions to settle budget stalemates.