Since the days of Frances Perkins, women have been joining the ranks of presidential Cabinet secretaries. Yet when it comes to the number of women career civil servants making it into executive ranks that number remains oddly low.
Margot Conrad, director of federal workforce programs at the Partnership for Public Service, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to further discuss the effects of the previous shutdown.
Employer branding is one of the chief battlefields in the fight for talent. The government is not well-positioned for that fight.
Nearly 12,000 more federal employees retired in 2018 than the previous year. It may not be a “tsunami,” but the federal community has said it could be the start of a retirement wave.
House and Senate appropriators appear to have come up with a 2019 funding solution for both sides, but the 35-day shutdown continues to teach through the stories it produced.
As more formerly furloughed feds filter back to work, no doubt they’re finding all sorts of piled up tasks both pressing and trivial.
The National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service is wrapping up its first year. The bipartisan, 11-member commission–created by Congress–seeks to inspire more young Americans to serve their country. The group released their Interim Report on January 23rd, which outlines their progress and plans to date.
The federal workforce and its partial plight have dominated the news since Christmas. But how much do you know about that workforce?
The Partnership for Public Service said its latest Best Places To Work ratings should be a wake-up call for federal agency leaders.
How can two organizations, using the same data, offer up two different takes on employee engagement in the federal workforce?