On Thursday the Senior Executives Association held its annual Presidential Rank Awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., to recognize “extraordinary public service of senior career professionals” in in civilian leadership. See photos of the night’s honorees.
Congress didn’t send a sweeping civil service modernization package to the president’s desk this year, but winners of this year’s Presidential Rank Awards have some ideas on where they can start on their own.
Top officials at the National Background Investigations Bureau and the Pentagon’s Defense Security Service tried to ensure lawmakers that the transfer of the governmentwide security clearance portfolio will be as seamless as possible.
Bright spots in the Partnership for Public Service’s Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings show particular progress at some of the largest agencies, including DoD and Homeland Security.
Could the likelihood of a government shutdown or a coast-to-coast barrier depend on what we the U.S. decide to call it? Some so-called Washington experts think it might work.
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.
Customs and Border Protection has told Accenture Federal Services to stop some work on the $297 million contract it signed late last year to help the agency more quickly hire border patrol agents and officers.
In an age of bipartisanship, a committee of policy think-tanks and good government groups, led by the Senior Executives Association, say they’ve found a consensual starting point for civil service modernization.
Congress’ latest Dec. 21 deadline leaves the Senate no time to consider a series of recommendations from a joint budget and appropriations reform committee that were designed to prevent the current situation in the first place.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is partnering with private sector companies to expand its growing telehealth program.