The age-old question is particularly relevant as agencies prepare to reorganize and cut personnel.
More than 35,000 State Department employees voiced concerns to management about some of the changes being proposed under its agency reorganization.
A survey finds inspectors general worried about the hiring freeze and budget cuts that could cost more money than they would save.
Although President Donald Trump lifted the federal hiring freeze, former DHS CHCO Jeff Neal says many agencies are stuck in hiring limbo.
New Defense guidance says the blanket hiring freeze is now over. But it includes several caveats in line with the goal of reorganizing and reducing the size of the federal workforce.
Former chief human capital officer at DHS explains how Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney’s reorganization memo impacts agencies and their employees.
Federal employees offered mixed reviews of the Office of Management and Budget’s new plan to reorganize and restructure the federal government and workforce. Meanwhile, more than 40 percent of respondents to an exclusive Federal News Radio survey said morale has significantly decreased at their agencies since the beginning of the new administration.
Chris Israel, former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Technology Policy during the George W. Bush administration, now with the American Continental Group, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to provide more detail on what agencies can do now that the hiring freeze has been lifted.
The Trump administration, as it promised, ended the 90-day hiring freeze. Simultaneously it launched an ambitious plan to re-do the executive branch bureaucracy top to bottom.
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