By now there have been plenty of stories about the hardships the longest government shutdown in history created for the federal workforce. But new research from Weber State University is among the first to try to quantify the impacts.
Federal Occupational Health, a fee-for-service agency housed within the Department of Health and Human Resources, saw a dramatic turnaround in its Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey scores between fiscal 2015 and 2018.
The Office of Personnel Management and agency partners say the rapid pace of emerging technology can make the goal of building the workforce of the future seem like a moving target.
Bob Tobias, professor in the Key Executive Leadership Program at American University, explained the importance of career civil servants on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
On this EXTRA Episode, Jason MIller, CEO of the Greater Washington Partnership, and Jill Klein, Dean of American University School of Professional and Extended Studies, discuss the Capital CoLab, a recent partnership between regional universities and the GWP to ensure students have the digital literacy that businesses in the area crave.
Who would apply for a job at a place where you might be forced to work without pay for a month, or that is threatened with bankruptcy every year? American University’s Bob Tobias says that is how the federal government looks right now.
George Mason University in Virginia officially launched the Center for Government Contracting to focus on policy, business and regulatory issues that impact the federal procurement process.
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 the start of a retirement wave.
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.
Federal employees stuck at home during the great shutdown of 2018 brought to mind the idea of teleworking.