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.
Federal hiring managers have a tough time these days. The public hears nothing but news of budget cuts, buyouts and reductions in force. Yet agencies across the board do have real and funded openings. Margot Conrad, director of education and outreach at the Partnership for Public Service, shares some advice on recruiting with credibility on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
For many federal agencies, summer marks the arrival of interns. Among the fresh-faced kids could be one of the next generation of federal public servants. It is important to offer them an opportunity to see what's great about the work you do. Margot Conrad, director of education and outreach at the Partnership for Public Service, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss the possibilities.
The annual federal employee viewpoint survey will be coming out soon. It will give people a chance to sound off about the Trump administration's reorganization plans. It will also give managers a look at what the rank-and-file is thinking. Margot Conrad, director of education and outreach at the Partnership for Public Service, elaborates on this opportunity on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.