Senior executives at the Interior Department say recent reassignments have demoralized the SES corps and agency leadership has done little to involve them in planning for a coming reorganization.
The Obama administration released new guidance designed to officially codify the feedback its heard from agencies during the Hiring Excellence campaign and put them on path to use those lessons to improve federal hiring.
Yesterday, the President signed an executive order designed to strengthen the Senior Executive Service by requiring agencies to rotate more of their SES-ers to different agencies or assignments, making sure they’re not paid less than their General Schedule subordinates and refining agencies processes for onboarding SES members. Jeri Buchholz is a strategic business development adviser for FMP Consulting and a former chief human capital officer at NASA. In a column she wrote for Federal News Radio, she argues the order is a good first start, but it might also be a distraction from the real problems in the Senior Executive Service. She talked to Jared Serbu on Federal Drive with Tom Temin about wh
Jeri Buchholz, a strategic business development adviser for FMP Consulting and a retired chief human capital officer, argues the White House needs to ‘dig deep’ to make real improvements to the Senior Executive Service.
Beth Cobert has not testified before Congress since becoming acting director of OPM in July. From the data breaches to workforce issues, senators have plenty of material to draw upon.
Telework can save hours in time spent commuting and make life a little easier for many. But, working away from the office can also have unintended consequences. Those working away from the office can find themselves disconnected from coworkers while those left in the office might find themselves alone without a coworker to turn to. Jeri Buchholz, a strategic business development adviser for FMP Consulting and former chief human capital officer at NASA, sheds some light on the subject on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
If Buzz Aldrin can file his expense report with NASA a week after coming back from the moon, the rest of us have no excuse to put off our paperwork, says In Depth host Francis Rose.
Kathryn Medina, chief talent officer at APCO Worldwide and former executive director of the Chief Human Capital Officers Council, and Jeri Buchholz, strategic business development advisor for FMP Consulting and former chief human capital officer at NASA, count down the week’s top federal stories with Francis Rose.
Jeri Buchholz, former NASA CHCO and now strategic business development adviser for FMP Consulting, advises federal managers to begin preparing for a government shutdown by communicating more openly and often with their workforce.
A moratorium on Senior Executive Service appointments takes place when the head of your agency leaves. Essentially, that imposes a hiring freeze on the very top level of your agency. Jeri Buchholz, strategic business development adviser at FMP Consulting and former chief human capital officer for NASA, has a five-step plan to help you minimize the impact of the moratorium. She shared that plan on In Depth with Francis Rose.