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Performance-based pay might work, but don’t count on it

Guest columnist Jeff Neal says it’s hard to argue with the idea that top performers should receive some sort of compensation for their work. It is also…

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U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nicholas Burgains/ReleasedSAN DIEGO (Jan. 10, 2019) Chief Operations Specialist Anna Penrod, left, assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115), and Lt. Aaron Van Driessche participate in an air defense scenario at the Combined Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) and Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Trainer (CIAT). CIAT is the Navy’s newest combat systems trainer. Rafael Peralta became the first warship to pilot the advance warfare training curriculum at CIAT. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nicholas Burgains/Released)190110-N-AZ808-1033

Navy needs to follow these steps to make pay for performance work

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Good Son of NSPS or Bride of Frankenstein

The demise of the Defense Department\’s controversial National Security Personnel System doesn\’t mean that it\’s totally dead or that something like it…

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NSPS Express: Train Wreck or Rest Stop?

Are a quarter million Defense department civilians heading back to job-comfort and safety or are they heading for the bureaucratic version of a train wreck?…

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NSPS Rollback Hopes and Fears

Did you ever hear of a GS 14 step 15? Some feds say that\’s what the National Security Personnel System created, and they love it. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey discusses the rise and fall of the loved-hated NSPS program.

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