The Oval Office of the White House is newly redecorated for the first day of President Joe Biden's administration, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

What it’s like for newly appointed employees

For one view of what the heck goes on those first few days and weeks, Federal Drive with Tom Temin turned to the CEO of the Partnership for Public Service,…

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Lack of transition support from OPM raises concerns the agency has become politicized

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Lawmakers seem to agree the Presidential Transition Act could use some work

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New executive order could strip civil service protections from ‘wide swaths’ of federal workforce

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The secret to managing through shutdowns, relocations and retirements

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Agencies facing reorganization, relocation suffer major drops on Best Places to Work rankings

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The National Commission on Military, National and Public Service

The National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service is wrapping up its first year.  The bipartisan, 11-member commission–created by Congress–seeks…

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Explaining the mixed messages on 2018 employee engagement

How can two organizations, using the same data, offer up two different takes on employee engagement in the federal workforce?

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Leadership, or lack of it, made the difference in 2018 Best Places to Work rankings

Fewer agencies improved their employee engagement and satisfaction scores in 2018 compared to previous years, according to the Partnership for Public Service’s “Best Places to Work” rankings.

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