Top ranked agencies say constant contact with employees is key to success. FDIC moved from the bottom in 2005 to the top this year. Surface Transportation Board takes top spot among small agencies for second year in a row.
Federal hiring still takes too long and asks too much of applicants. But the agency hiring process is inching closer to mirroring the private sector. Officials, academics, analysts and union representatives agreed that agencies need to take the next steps to maintain progress.
The morale of workers is on the rise after recent events highlighted the work the government does, officials say. Agencies also are taking specific steps to address employee challenges in their own agencies. DoT Secretary Ray LaHood said \"pot shots\" at employees is unacceptable.
The Senior Executives Association and the Partnership for Public Service testified before a subcommittee with improvement to SES and ways Congress can help.
The Partnership for Public Service\'s Max Stier argues for a restructuring of the General Schedule, a key issue in the debate over federal employee pay.
The SAMMIES pay tribute to America\'s dedicated federal workforce, highlighting those who have made significant contributions to our country. We get nomination tips from the Partnership for Public Service\'s Max Stier.
The annual rankings of the best (and worst) places to work in the federal government are out. We get details from Max Stier with the Partnership for Public Service
The Partnership for Public Service along with the Institute for the Study of Public Policy Implementation at American University released its annual rankings of the best places to work in the federal government.
Senior administration officials encourage and promote federal service during Public Service Recognition Week. President Obama sends letter recognizing federal, state and local government employees.
The Service to America Medals (Sammies) awards program pays tribute to America\'s dedicated federal workforce, highlighting those who have made significant contributions to our country. Max Stier, President of the Partnership for Public Service, gives us a preview of today\'s announcement
A bill has been introduced that would let the Office of Personnel Management extend health insurance to adult children of federal employees this year, instead of having them wait for the Affordable Health Care Act that was signed by President Obama in March.
Legislation builds on Bush-to-Obama transition success.
The recent presidential transition from the Bush to Obama Administrations has been called one of the best in history. But lawmakers are considering legislation that would further streamline the peaceful hand-off of governmental authority. Would a reduction in the number of political appointees requiring Senate confirmation be part of that streamlining?
Members of the House of Representatives that are interested in contracting issues join the Smart Contracting Caucus. The group is starting a series of discussions about issues that are creating some challenges for acquisition managers.…