Transition planning is necessary, because 43% Cabinet secretaries, deputy secretaries and undersecretaries during the Clinton, George W. Bush and Obama administrations have left within the first six months of the second presidential term, according to new data from the Partnership for Public Service.
If you’re looking for total vindication or a “smoking gun” of how the Trump administration acted during the presidential transition, it’s not here.
The Senior Executive Service must be allowed to play a key role in change and reorganization.
Though this has been one of the longest presidential transitions in recent history, the Partnership for Public Service it hasn’t been so unusual. It has published a how-to guide for political transitions based on some of the lessons learned.
Comptroller General Gene Dodaro urges agencies to consider GAO’s management recommendations as they implement their reform plans.
HUD, SBA, and DHS offer details on how they built their reorganization framework.
This week, the Senate confirmed a new deputy secretary of Defense, four more prospective DoD officials underwent their confirmation hearings, and the White House settled on candidates for two more Pentagon political appointees. But 30 of the department’s political jobs still have no nominees.
Walter Shaub’s resignation leaves a hole in an already small office, and a question mark about what direction the ethic’s agency will go under a new leader.
Two months after the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act implementation, the DATA Act is proving to not only be a source of financial accountability, but a beacon, platform, and self-help tool for managing government.
Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said his agency’s budget reflects the priorities of the overarching fiscal 2018 budget.
The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to cut about 8 percent of its workforce through a VERA/VSIP program by Sept. 2.
The Small Business Administration is scrutinizing every FTE recruitment request, to ensure maximum employee performance and use of resources.
President Donald Trump unveiled details about his plan to privatize air traffic control. Instead of the FAA handling all aspects of general aviation, a non-profit entity would handle shift service and “route efficiency,” and leave safety to the federal government.
By June, new appointees should be arriving in large numbers, but the Trump administration isn’t following the traditional path. Federal HR expert Jeff Neal asks, what can a federal employee do to survive and thrive in this slo-mo presidential transition?