Federal Times editor Steve Watkins and senior writer Steve Losey, financial planner Arthur Stein, and president of the Senior Executives Association Carol Bonosaro join us to answer your questions.
OPM told a Senate subcommittee that recruitment, training and onboarding are among their top priorities to improve the Senior Executive Service. More than half of all SESers are eligible to retire by 2013. OPM\'s Nancy Kichak said SES pay compression is the biggest challenge in need of Congressional help.
If you are a member of the SES, the bad news is that Uncle Sam wants you to give up all of the performance-pay raise you got last year. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says the good news is that you won\'t have to pay back what you\'ve already been given and probably spent.
All federal workers have a political appointee as their big boss. And what they say goes, until they go. And Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says the clock is ticking for thousands of noncareer appointees who are on, or about to go on, life support.
The Defense Department will cut 209 senior executives, according to a DoD memo sent to The Federal Times. The memo said 126 positions will be eliminated and 83 jobs will be downgraded to GS-15 positions,…
The memo issued by the Offices of Personnel Management and Management and Budget lay out proposals for developing the Senior Executive Service.
Carol Bonasaro, the president of the Senior Executive Association, says the public unpopularity of federal employees created a trying year for federal managers.
Learn more about what senior executives thought about OMB\'s memo.
President Barack Obama has signed an executive order that extends limits on lobbyists serving in the federal government.
\"Performance management isn\'t just a good government idea, it quite frankly is a matter of surviving and hopefully thriving,\" says Michelle Snyder, deputy chief operating officer at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
At the Executive Update 2010 conference, a panel of seasoned senior executives and new senior executives provide advice on how to be effective and successful in SES positions, from the SES on-boarding process through the first 18 months in the SES role. Panelist Daniel Weinberg, an assistant director at Census, gives us a preview.
SEA\'s Executive Update 2010 Conference happens once a year to make sure that members of the Senior Executive Service, and all federal managers, are up to speed when it comes to potential changes and the President\'s expectations. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey gets details from SEA president Carol Bonosaro.
Carol Bonosaro, president of the Senior Executive Service, brings Federal News Radio analysis of what the changes might mean for federal employees.
Half of those eligible for it don\'t want to go into Senior Executive Service. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says the issue isn\'t money.