Defense Deputy Secretary Bob Work, Chuck Rosenberg, the administrator of the Drug Enforcement Agency and Nick Rasmussen, the director of the National Counterterrorism Center, are among the current appointees who are staying in place to help ensure continuity of government.
Jeff Neal, former DHS chief human capital officer, explores what it means for federal employees to take the oath of office.
All eyes might be on Donald Trump on Inauguration Day, but in reality, the transition involves thousands of people. As in a business merger or acquisition, the hard work comes after the fact. Both career civil servants and politically appointed transition teams can benefit from the lessons learned, as Greg Pellegrino, a customer strategy expert and principal at Deloitte Consulting, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
When’s the last time you used the words Jeb Bush or Rand Paul in a sentence? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says the media unwittingly buried them.
Walter Shaub, the director of the Office of Government Ethics, wrote to Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, calling for transparency and public education to the ensure citizens know how his agency oversees and guards against executive branch ethics issues.
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro, after presiding over two-year of workforce and process improvements at the agency, has a few suggestions for his successor and the incoming administration.
The next sound you hear will be panic-stricken federal workers fleeing the city — or not — says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.
Does the prospect of Donald Trump as your new boss scare you? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says not to worry. He’s got a two-word solution.
The Office of Personnel Management has been busy in recent weeks, releasing a series of new memos as reminders to any political appointees and senior officials who plan to leave or join government during the presidential transition.
The Navy says it wants any extra funds to go to current ship maintenance before building to Trump’s ideal 350 ship fleet.
President-elect Donald Trump says his choice for VA secretary is David Shulkin, who is currently the department’s undersecretary for health.
Lots of federal managers have asked how they help manage through the upcoming presidential transition. Some tried-and-true basics for taking care of people can certainly help. Mallory Barg Bulman, research director of the Partnership for Public Service, shares more on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Gen. John Kelly, the President-elect’s pick to be the Homeland Security Department’s new secretary, said he recognizes DHS’ immense challenges and plans to study up on the previous administration’s attempts at management reform.
President Obama’s 2.1 percent pay hike may be the last feds see for awhile from Congress, says Jeff Neal, former DHS chief human capital officer.