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Sheila Conley: Enterprise Risk Management Properly Implemented Could Strengthen Decision Making

Sheila Conley: Enterprise Risk Management Properly Implemented Could Strengthen Decision Making

Sheila Conley, deputy assistant secretary and deputy chief financial officer at the Department of Health and Human Services, is one of 50 new fellows for the National Academy of Public Administration. Ms. Conley is also one of the newest SEA Board Members.

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Trump & Federal Workers

Trump & Federal Workers

SEA Legislative Director Jason Briefel provides an update on SEA's activities on Capitol Hill.

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December New Members & More

December New Members & More

New Members, Lifetime Members, Sponsors and Thank Yous for Donations

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Message from Your SEA President

Message from Your SEA President

The transition to a new Administration is moving ahead quickly and it is becoming clear that the next four years will bring substantial changes to the way that career Senior Executives and other senior leaders interact with the new President. 

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Does Taking the Long View Help?

Does Taking the Long View Help?

Traditionally, agency plans last the length of a four-year presidential election cycle. 

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Major Rewrite of Federal HR Policies in Final Review

Major Rewrite of Federal HR Policies in Final Review

The Office of Personnel Management promised a major rewrite of the policies and procedures that govern federal human resources more than three years ago. That new policy is almost ready.

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How Agencies Use Social Media to Recruit the Next Workforce

How Agencies Use Social Media to Recruit the Next Workforce

Government agencies are using social media to directly engage with broad audiences, and they believe that greater access to the more interesting aspects of government work can reach new audiences and recruit the next-generation workforce.

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OMB’s Mader confident CFO community will weather transition

OMB’s Mader confident CFO community will weather transition

Federal chief financial officers are afraid of the changes that come with a new administration, but Office of Management and Budget Controller David Mader says there’s no reason to be scared.

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Reorg of DHS Congressional Oversight Picking up Steam, House Chairman Says

Reorg of DHS Congressional Oversight Picking up Steam, House Chairman Says

Homeland Security Department leaders have testified at 208 hearings since the start of the 114th Congress.

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Officials Say There Are No Easy Fixes To Skyrocketing Long-Term Care Insurance Costs

Officials Say There Are No Easy Fixes To Skyrocketing Long-Term Care Insurance Costs

A highly anticipated congressional hearing Wednesday on the huge premium hikes for federal long-term care insurance enrollees offered these takeaways: 

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Questions Needing an Answer in a Republican “Reform” of the Civil Service

Questions Needing an Answer in a Republican “Reform” of the Civil Service

SEA Member Bob Gilson discusses civil service reform obstacles in this month's Managers Corner article.

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Obama's agencies push flurry of 'midnight' actions

Obama's agencies push flurry of 'midnight' actions

Federal agencies are rushing out a final volley of executive actions in the last two months of Barack Obama’s presidency, despite warnings from Republicans in Congress and the reality that Donald Trump will have the power to erase much of their handiwork after Jan. 20.

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SEA Congratulates Board Member Bob Corsi on Retirement from Air Force

SEA Congratulates Board Member Bob Corsi on Retirement from Air Force

In the presence of an overflow crowd of more than 200 colleagues, friends, and family, on October 28 at Arlington's Women in Military Service for America Memorial, the U.S. Air Force honored SEA Board member Robert "Bob" E. Corsi, Jr. on the occasion of his retirement.

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December Calendar of Events

December Calendar of Events

A listing of upcoming SEA webinars and events in December and beyond.

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Message from Your SEA President

Message from Your SEA President

As we approach the final days of what has been one of the longest and most contentious presidential campaigns in history, it’s time to turn our attention to what everyone hopes will be an orderly transition of power.

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From the Front Office - The 2016 Presidential Transition

From the Front Office - The 2016 Presidential Transition

Anita Breckenridge (The White House), Andrew Mayock (OMB/Agency Transition Directors Council), and Tim Horne (Federal Transition Coordinator/ATDC) discuss their transition work.

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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.

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OPM Releases Memo Announcing Issuance of OPM’s Supervisory Training Program Survey

OPM Releases Memo Announcing Issuance of OPM’s Supervisory Training Program Survey

A September 21 memo from OPM announced the issuance of the web-based survey.

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OPM Memo Announces Free Training to Combat Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking in the Workplace

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.

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SEA Congratulates 2016 Sammie Winners and Finalists

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.

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Feds Will Pay 6.2 Percent More Toward Health Care Premiums in 2017

Feds Will Pay 6.2 Percent More Toward Health Care Premiums in 2017

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.

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Congressional Hearing on Long-Term Care Premium Spike Likely After November Election

Congressional Hearing on Long-Term Care Premium Spike Likely After November Election

A congressional hearing on the major premium increases is tentatively scheduled for after the election, according to a House Democratic aide.

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White House Women Want to Be in the Room Where it Happens

White House Women Want to Be in the Room Where it Happens

In the historically male-dominated workplace, female staffers have joined together to amplify their voices.

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Senate Budget Chairman Proposes a Cure for Congress’ Addiction to Continuing Resolutions

Senator Mike Enzi (R-WY) has submitted reform proposals in an attempt to eliminate Congress’ frequent reliance on continuing resolutions to settle budget stalemates.

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