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

On average, federal agencies lag behind the private sector on employee engagement. But there may be more to the story.

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

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Biden’s OMB controller pick faces opportunity to reinvigorate long-vacant role

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

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FY18 budget cuts could slice into civilian agency programs, personnel

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

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The fiscal chopping block: How programs are saved, sliced in the federal budget

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Pushing back on improper payments begins at front end of fight

In Depth’s Francis Rose and OMB Controller Danny Werfel talk strategy when it comes to the fight against the rising number of improper payments in the…

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Danny Werfel: OMB tackles hike in improper payment rates

The governmentwide improper payment rate jumped 14 percent during the last fiscal year to more than $124 billion. The Office of Management and Budget is…

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Danny Werfel: Improper payments not a switch government can turn on and off

Agencies lose a new record of $125 billion in improper payments last year. Twenty-two different agencies committed errors, and three programs account for $93 billion in improper payments. One of those programs is the Earned Income Tax Credit, which has a 27 percent error rate. Danny Werfel, director of Boston Consulting Group and former acting commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, is writing for the Centre for Public Impact. He tells In Depth with Francis Rose why cutting government waste…

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