Former NASA CIO and cloud computing pioneer Linda Cureton sits down with Women of Washington hosts Aileen Black and Gigi Schumm to discuss leadership, the importance of taking risks and current fiscal constraints on NASA.
Former GSA Administrator Martha Johnson sits down with Women of Washington hosts Aileen Black and GiGi Schumm to offer an insider's perspective on Eric Shinseki's recent resignation from the Veterans Affairs Department.
The leadership displayed by his fellow prisoners at the Hanoi Hilton prison camp inspired the leadership lessons Lee Ellis teaches as part of his job as a leadership consultant.
Major reforms to the General Schedule are the solution for problems with federal hiring and promotion, according to new research from the Partnership for Public Service and Booz Allen. They're proposing reforms like cutting down to five pay scales instead of 15. They also propose replacing tenure-based pay increases with performance-based ones.
As the military's nuclear force suffers from a widespread cheating scandal, leaders promise to crack down on ethics. Not just for the rank-and-file but also for their commanders. CACI International Chairman Jack London has written a new book, "Character: The Ultimate Success Factor." In it, he reflects on the ethics lessons his company learned from being implicated in one of the biggest scandals of the Iraq War.
Despite progress in confirming a new secretary and deputy secretary, DHS still features a large number of officials in acting roles. Former Secretary Tom Ridge told lawmakers the department cannot build nor sustain a mission-focused culture with so many non-permanent positions. NTEU says pay freezes, budget cuts and the government shutdown are more to blame for low morale across DHS and the entire government.
Young Government Leaders helps young professionals find classes and mentors that can help them to learn new skills and advance in their careers.
View a chart of agency-by-agency leadership rankings. The scores are out of 100 and are based on results from the Office of Personnel Management's 2012 Employee Viewpoint Survey.
Jo Linda Johnson and Dexter Brooks from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission will talk about the organization's upcoming leadership conference. March 8, 2013
Federal News Radio received many nominations from our readers and listeners for the special report, Top Leaders in Federal Service. Here's a complete list of all the nominees.
Sequestration? Furloughs? Pay freeze? Fed bashing? Poor leadership? The list of morale killers goes on and on. A new Federal News Radio survey on employee morale and leadership -- part of our special report, Leaders in Federal Service -- shows just how bad people are feeling in the federal workforce.
Leadership expert John Baldoni helped to judge the nominations for Federal News Radio's Top Leaders in Federal Service awards. The experience proved to be an eye-opening one for Baldoni, who says he has a new admiration for "the men and women of integrity who toil to the best of their ability to make a positive difference."
Overseeing the Division of Vital Statistics at the Centers for Disease Control's National Center for Health Statistics in Hyattsville, Md., Charles Rothwell was called a man who "epitomizes everything a top shelf leader should be." He has been named one of Federal News Radio's Top Leaders in Federal Service.
With 30 years of experience as a federal employee, Thomas Williams considers the government a great place to work. He even encouraged his youngest daughter to follow in the footsteps of her father, grandfather and great-grandfather. His leadership skills have earned him the honor of being names one of Federal News Radio's Top Leaders in Federal Service.