Why do public servants take an oath of office? The reason is simple – public servants are just that – servants of the people.
If we take some agile concepts and apply them to how government is organized and staffed, we may see that many criticisms of shortcomings can be addressed.
While all of the focus on the OPM-GSA merger has been on OPM’s shortcomings, it is safe to say that the federal government as a whole has not covered itself with respect to management issues.
Stress is real, and it can be a killer. Federal workers are not immune to job-related stress, and many occupy jobs that cause high levels of stress. So several agencies have employee assistance programs.
Jeff Neal breaks down why federal hiring practices are slow, confusing to nongovernment applicants, get tied up in regulations and often result in unqualified applicants getting the job.
This column was originally published on Jeff Neal’s blog, ChiefHRO.com, and was republished here with permission from the author. We have heard a lot recently about reskilling, upskilling, and other terms that generally mean retraining workers…
Elections are interesting times for federal workers, because there are so many risks and even some benefits.
Former DHS chief human capital officer Jeff Neal says he didn’t used to, but that the recent USDA situation makes him think the civil service might in fact be broken.
Commentator Jeff Neal addresses some of the ways AI may replace HR in the not-too-distant future, looking at actual technology.
Jeff Neal says the potential for AI will change how employees work, present new risks and change how the American people interact with the government.