Bob Tobias

What exactly does make a good place to work in the government anyhow?

The annual list of best places to work in the federal government is out, looked over, digested. What goes on inside that makes for the best places?

Read more
Getty Images/iStockphoto/scyther5best places to work in the federal government, small business, VBA

Lessons from the best and not-so-best places to work

Read more
Partnership for Public Service, Best place to work, federal agencies,Election 2024 Democrats Trump

2023 Best Places to Work marks a turning point in employee engagement

Read more
NASA/Aubrey GemignaniImage of NASA astronauts wearing solar eclipse glasses in front of NASA building in Washington, D.C.

Best Places to Work top 10 list has a few new faces, and many familiar ones

Read more
Amelia Brust/Federal News NetworkFederal Workforce

OPM prioritizing pooled hiring, HR workforce in 2025 budget

Read more
Joseph Pelfrey, Marshall space flight center

Experienced hand takes helm at big NASA center, meet Joseph Pelfrey

NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center has a new director. Joseph Pelfrey has worked at Marshall in a variety of capacities for nearly 20 years.

Read more
Congress, contractors, 2025 budget, 2025 appropriations, government, ongressional staff, Congress, minibus, funding, budget

6-bill minibus rewards some agencies, while slashing budgets for others

Months of tense negotiations and four continuing resolutions later, a new appropriations minibus puts several agencies at or below fiscal 2023 spending levels.

Read more
NASA and science investigators from MIT participate in a science briefing for the agency's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) in the Press Site auditorium at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Padi Boyd, TESS Guest Investigator Program lead, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, answered questions during the briefing. TESS is the next step in the search for planets outside of our solar system. The mission will find exoplanets that periodically block part of the light from their host stars, events called transits. The satellite will survey the nearest and brightest stars for two years to search for transiting exoplanets. TESS will launch on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station no earlier than 6:32 p.m. EDT on Monday, April 16.

NASA makes grant awards in program to increase diversity in the STEM fields and its workforce

The Space Hour’s Eric White speaks with Padi Boyd, director of NASA’s Science Mission Directorate Bridge Program.

Read more