In today's Federal Newscast, the Department of Homeland Security's inspector general found that when it comes to detention facilities contractors, Immigration and Customs Enforcement doesn't adequately hold them accountable for written performance standards.
A recent study from the Senior Executives Association paints a dire picture. The federal workforce is too overworked, stressed and ill-equipped to handle the next major emergency response event.
After more than a year as acting chief information officer, Christina Calvosa was named the permanent IT executive at the Federal Communications Commission.
As the federal partial shutdown drags on, much of the attention is on union employees and lower-paid people. But it's not easy for federal senior executives, either.
On Thursday the Senior Executives Association held its annual Presidential Rank Awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., to recognize "extraordinary public service of senior career professionals" in in civilian leadership. See photos of the night's honorees.
Congress didn't send a sweeping civil service modernization package to the president's desk this year, but winners of this year's Presidential Rank Awards have some ideas on where they can start on their own.
In an age of bipartisanship, a committee of policy think-tanks and good government groups, led by the Senior Executives Association, say they've found a consensual starting point for civil service modernization.
Few people feel the whiplash of policy changes and oversight enthusiasms more than career federal executives. Bill Valdez, president of the Senior Executives Association, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for his take.
In today's Federal Newscast, in it's annual report for 2018, the IRS' Criminal Investigation division explained how it is maintaining enforcement despite not having as many agents as it used to.
The Office of Personnel Management announced a series of changes that it said will alleviate existing burdens on agencies to prove their senior executives are meeting mission goals.
If you search employee exodus from federal government you will get more hits than reading the Old Testament. But is it true?
In today's Federal Newscast, federal employee unions are heading back to court to pursue their cases against the Office of Personnel Management over the agency's cyber breaches.
The MITRE Corporation has a summary of ideas and recommendations that attendees discussed at the Office of Management and Budget's Symposium on the Federal Workforce for the 21st Century last month.
If the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services functions effectively, Janine Velasco can take a lot of the credit.