Max Stier

  • Sen. Tester reintroduces bill to let agencies share qualified job applicants

    Lawmakers and good-government groups say the Competitive Service Act of 2015 would reduce duplication among agencies by creating a ”best qualified list” for similar job openings.

  • Max Stier, President and CEO, Partnership for Public Service

    As the Duke of York used to say, “When you’re up, you’re up. And when you’re down, you’re down.” The Partnership for Public Service and Deloitte released this year’s version of the “Best Places to Work in the Federal Government” Tuesday. The news is, as the Duke of York also said, “When you’re halfway up, you’re neither up nor down.” Max Stier is the president and CEO of the Partnership for Public Service. He joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to discuss the big takeaways from this year’s list.

  • Partnership names CDC team Federal Employee of the Year

    The Partnership for Public Service named the winners of the 13th Annual Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals. Dr. Rana Hajjeh and a team from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were honored for promoting the immunization of children worldwide to prevent the spread of the Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) virus.

  • Agencies struggle to adjust to new Pathways internship program

    Chief human capital officers say the inability to do targeted internship announcements is frustrating and reducing effectiveness of the program. The Office of Personnel Management says it’s working with agencies to address these challenges, including initiatives to target specific skillsets.

  • 2014 Service to America Medal finalists announced

    The Partnership for Public Service announced 33 finalists for this year’s Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals. The list includes federal employees both new and experienced, who are making “high-impact” contributions on a domestic and global scale.

  • Max Stier, President, Partnership for Public Service

    Once a year, the federal government celebrates its employees’ achievements in Oscar-like fashion. The Service to America Medals recognize the most innovative federal employees or teams that are making a difference for the public. The Partnership for Public Service has just released the list of 33 finalists. President Max Stier , told Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp about the categories for this year’s Sammies nominations.

  • Max Stier, President and CEO, Partnership for Public Service

    “Executive branch Swiss cheese” is what Chairman Tom Carper (D-Del.) of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee calls leadership vacancies at your agency. He and ranking member, Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.), are looking for ways to plug up the employment gaps at your agency. Max Stier, president and chief executive officer of the Partnership for Public Service, testified before the committee at a hearing called Management Matters: Creating a 21st Century Government. He has a list of recommendations for Congress to follow as it plans a way to modernize your agency’s workforce.

  • Max Stier, president and CEO, Partnership for Public Service

    The Obama administration calls on agencies to get smarter about tracking employee morale and engagement.

  • Federal Drive Show Blog – December 18, 2013

    On the Federal Drive show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

  • Cause, effect of DHS morale problems tied to leadership vacancies

    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.