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This 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 in Clarksburg, W.Va., pled guilty to murder and assault in the deaths of eighth veterans under her care in federal court in Clarksburg, W.Va., Tuesday, July 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

After favorable Best Places to Work results, VA pushes further workforce improvements

VA was the only large agency to increase its employee satisfaction score in 2021, but VA senior leader Gina Grosso said workforce improvements don’t…

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This image provided by NASA on Monday, July 11, 2022, shows galaxy cluster SMACS 0723, captured by the James Webb Space Telescope. The telescope is designed to peer back so far that scientists can get a glimpse of the dawn of the universe about 13.7 billion years ago and zoom in on closer cosmic objects, even our own solar system, with sharper focus. (NASA/ESA/CSA via AP)

NASA gets the gold trophy again for Best Places to Work, but it hasn’t always been that way

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Employee engagement tumbles in Best Places to Work. What does that mean for federal recruitment?

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Best Places to Work results are down overall, but some agencies still shine through

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Return-to-office plans a major cause for decline in 2021 Best Places to Work results

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Clean cloud is critical to sustainability, national security imperatives

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Agencies score high marks from employees on handling of pandemic, but leadership issues persist

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Agencies facing reorganization, relocation suffer major drops on Best Places to Work rankings

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Naval Supply Systems Command harnessing data for better business decisions

Two pilot projects, both using existing data to improve NAVSUP’s business processes, are expected to produce results by August.

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Eliminating the EPA: Can it be done, and would we regret it?

Legislation proposed by a House Republican would eliminate the Environmental Protection Agency by the end of 2018. Some say it’s political grandstanding,…

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Danny Werfel: How to manage with no one in the driver’s seat

Call it the eighth year syndrome. It’s the last year of a presidency and scores of politically appointed slots throughout the federal government are vacant, and likely to stay that way until the next administration comes in. How do career executives manage through it? Federal Drive with Tom Temin gets some advice from Danny Werfel, former acting IRS commissioner and long-time federal financial exec. He’s now a director in the public sector practice at the Boston Consulting Group.

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