Why good leaders learn it’s not about the next step, but taking a step back

Patrick Malone, director of the Key Executive Leadership Programs at American University, said he frequently gets federal employees with very strong technical…

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Reskilling, telework moving federal employees ‘toward the future of work’

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Bob Tobias, Professor in the Key Executive Leadership Program at American UniversityProfessor in the Key Executive Leadership Program at American University

Career civil servants critical for sustained productivity amid leadership changes

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New government contracting center aims to fill independent research, education void

George Mason University in Virginia officially launched the Center for Government Contracting to focus on policy, business and regulatory issues that impact…

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Too early to call it a ‘tsunami,’ but could 2018 retirements signal the start of something else?

Nearly 12,000 more federal employees retired in 2018 than the previous year. It may not be a “tsunami,” but the federal community has said it could be…

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A closed sign is displayed on a door at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, as a partial government shutdown stretches into its third week. A high-stakes move to reopen the government will be the first big battle between Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump as Democrats come into control of the House.  (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Shut down and nowhere to go: Federal employees frustrated with furlough ‘limbo’

With a partial government shutdown now entering its third week nearly 400,000 furloughed federal employees remain unsure how to fill their vacant days, but are finding ways to stay busy.

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