As turmoil hits the DHS appointee ranks, it's a perfect time for the Senior Executive Service to shine.
The White House proposed a 31.2 percent cut from the EPA's 2020 budget, including reductions in research and development funding by 45.8 percent.
There’s a lot of evidence from the private sector that more engaged employees tend to drive better business results. But unsurprisingly, it appears to be true in federal agency settings as well.
The government can't shut down again until September but that may not be reassuring. For many federal employees, the last event produced a permanent sense of uncertainty.
The most important thing is usable information that's easy to find. Some agencies fall short.
Our survey reveals a sense of resentment of the furloughed by those forced to work.
Laurie Axelrod and Robin Camarote from the Wheelhouse Group offer advice for how federal managers can reintegrate workers when the government fully reopens.
Many people who spent their career with Uncle Sam are glad they did. But when it’s over, many people are glad, too. Take today’s holiday guest columnist, Tony Korlik, for example.
Ahead of the president's fiscal 2019 budget request, set for release next Monday, the National Treasury Employees Union is warning its members of familiar proposals that may reappear.
Most agencies saw an increase in employee engagement in the 2017 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings. Some of the increases were noteworthy.
FEMA has a limited view into the allegations of misconduct that come from the agency's employees, because it lacks both the case management system and the written disciplinary policies to address misconduct from its cohort of temporary workers.
Both Henry Kerner, the president's pick to be the U.S. Special Counsel at the Office of Special Counsel, and Claire Grady, the nominee to be the undersecretary for management at the Homeland Security Department, say they both share similar workforce priorities.
Staffing shortages, attrition and low morale cause perpetually ongoing problems at every level of the Secret Service, said the Homeland Security Department's inspector general. The president's 2018 budget request calls for more funding and employees, but neither the IG nor members of Congress say it's enough to turn around the beleaguered agency.
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said he's not surprised by the low morale his workforce has felt for years. In his first public speech since becoming secretary, Kelly offered a glimpse of his management and leadership style and said lawmakers should "shut up and support the men and women on the front lines."