With age comes a need for an upgrade, so three major federal workforce groups are coming together to propose changes to the Senior Executive Service.
In just a few weeks, interns throughout the federal government will be departing to return to school.
Margot Conrad of the Partnership for Public Service said it's important to adapt government to a younger workforce with changing expectations.
Margot Conrad from the Partnership for Public Service shares ideas with excepted employees and managers on how to survive, without pay, during a shutdown.
Government needs more cybersecurity people. It also needs to strengthen the senior executive service and get around its slow recruitment and hiring process.
Even if Congress and the Trump administration manage to avoid another lapse in funding, starting the fiscal year three months late is hardly ideal.
A new bill in Congress, the Federal Agency Customer Experience Act, would let agencies collect data and solicit feedback.
The CIO Council is hosting a hiring fair focused on cybersecurity and other technology talent, where more than 30 civilian and defense agencies will be exhibiting.
Just this week,the Presidential Management Fellows Program opened up applications for 2018. Created in 1977 by then President Jimmy Carter, the PMF program is celebrating 40 years of helping young talent find its way into the federal workforce. Federal News Radio's Eric White spoke to Margot Conrad, director of Education and Outreach at the Partnership for Public Service, about the program on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Fresh research by Deloitte and the Senior Executives Association shows many federal executives feel don't trust the systems in place to develop and keep talent.
Margot Conrad, vice president of education and outreach at the Partnership for Public Service, explains the larger roll of the Sammies.
The Volcker Alliance and the Partnership for Public Service have launched a fresh try at reforming federal civil service.
In its first 200 days, the Trump administration has thrown a lot at federal employees.
Margot Conrad, director of education and outreach at the Partnership for Public Service, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin how agencies can get the most out of their summer interns during the last few weeks of their service.