Tom Temin Commentary

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Transparency: It’s an attitude, not a process

Federal rule-making needs to stretch a little to make sure affected parties, especially small business, aren’t in the dark.

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You’re fired! No, you’re not. Hold it, wait a minute…

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Federal executive: Why move on when today’s work is so great?

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(Getty Images/iStockphoto/MivPiv)Troops in formation.

Army unit finds: A better place to work starts with listening

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Actually, young people who join the government stay on

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The computer you can feel good about abusing

Drop it, leave it in the rain or blazing hot sunshine, and the Toughbook 40 will keep on running.

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The Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg, W.Va., is seen on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced at a news conference Tuesday that Reta Mays, 46, of Harrison County, W.Va., a former nursing assistant at the Louis A. Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center, pled guilty to murder and assault in the deaths of eighth veterans under her care in federal court in Clarksburg. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

VA staff shortages show no job is menial

At least one agency has a severe staffing shortage in that particular occupational code. Namely, the Veterans Health Administration. The workplace can…

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Warning: Telework could be harmful to your creativity!

Scientific study shows people generate fewer ideas when brainstorming on a video call rather than in person.

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