• Change Comes to PAA

    It’s the end of the road for the old version of the Performance Appraisal Application.

  • DoD, OPM finalize NSPS rule

    The Defense Department and the Office of Personnel Management issued a final rule today giving more flexibility to the National Security Personnel System more flexibility in how employees are recruited and hired. OPM and DoD…

  • NSPS completes payouts for 2009

    By Amy Morris Executive Editor, FederalNewsRadio The payouts for pay for performance employees at the Department of Defense are complete. The National Security Personnel System (NSPS) is reporting on its website that close to 170,000…

  • NSPS raising the bar for feds

    Publication of pay-for-performance data made in ”spirit of transparency,” program head defends system despite ”culture shock.”

  • DoD’s NSPS under fire

    By Amy Morris Executive Editor, FederalNewsRadio The system which controls how 200,000 Defense Department employees are hired, compensated, promoted and rewarded is now under review. The National Security Personnel System (NSPS) has come under fire…

  • When Zero is Better Than Minus

    Despite a small but steady increase in prices from January though April of this year, retired feds, military retirees and people who get Social Security benefits are still on track to get a zero cost…

  • NSPS Task Force: What are the tasks?

    Is pay for performance working at your agency? The Pentagon doesn’t know the answer to that question, so they’ve set up a three-member task force to find the answer. The panel includes management experts from…

  • Inside Government – June 5th, 2009

    Rudy deLeon Head of new NSPS review task force

    Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.)

    Heather Smith Executive Director, Rock the Vote

    Scott Paul Executive Director, Alliance for American Manufacturing

  • Causey on Pay-for-Performance

    Pay-for-performance within the federal government has been controversial for years. The Defense Department’s system — NSPS — has been the subject of endless debate since it began. Recently, DoD and OPM said they are taking…

  • National Security Personnel System Examined

    The Defense Business Board’s task group examining the National Security Personnel System convenes a second day of hearings at the Hyatt Arlington hotel in Rosslyn this morning, this time to hear comments from DoD staff…