Sheila Conley, the deputy CFO at the Department of Health and Human Services, said over the last decade her office’s management team has improved how it manages, supports and listens to employees.
It's no longer the relentless killer it was 40 years ago, but HIV is still around and still infecting people. And it remains a focus of the Health and Human Services Department's Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
Without better pay and benefits, call center workers at federal contractor Maximus threaten a strike ahead of open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act and Medicare. But the issue of federal contractor pay is more complicated than meets the eye.
Through process changes, technology adoption and continued efforts to be flexible, Health and Human Services has cut its time to hire by 50%. But CHCO Bob Leavitt and Deputy CHCO Jeffery Anoka say the department’s not done yet.
The massively bipartisan Chance to Compete Act aims to modernize federal hiring — but experts say limitations in HR offices could stunt its potential, while others think the bill doesn’t take hiring reform far enough.
Following earlier announcements from the Department of Veterans Affairs and FEMA, more agencies are rolling out plans to increase in-office work for federal employees.
The reality in America is that millions don't speak English, or English is not their first language. The Health and Human Services Department studied its own efforts to make information and services available to non-English speakers, as part of compliance with the Biden Administration's Executive Order 13-985 on racial equity.
Homeland Security isn't the only department dealing with an ongoing border crisis. Health and Human Services has a big job too. It's Office of Refugee Resettlement has struggled with the task of making sure unaccompanied children are properly taken care of. It's got a mixed record.
When it comes to applications and supporting services, HHS’s multi-cloud environment requires special management attention.
Can a federal department have an institution. Health and Human Services does. Its institution is a person: Bill Hall, who recently retired after — get this — 43 years in public affairs.
The new collective bargaining agreement between the Department of Health and Human Services and National Treasury Employees Union includes expanded telework opportunities, a broadened childcare subsidy program and more.
As equity and accessibility continue to guide customer experience initiatives from the current administration, a three-pronged approach should be leveraged by agencies to meet the actions outlined in the high-quality care EO.
Chief human capital officers and other federal workforce leaders celebrated 20 years of the CHCO Council by reflecting on past successes and sharing plans to address current challenges for strategic human capital management.
More government will lead to taxpayer dollars stolen through fraud. However, it also means more money is needed to combat that fraud.