Results from this year's Best Places to Work rankings show federal agencies receiving high marks in their handling of the pandemic, but leadership effectiveness scores still showed much room for improvement.
Agencies have done their fair share of hiring during the pandemic, but the size of the federal workforce hasn't budged much in recent years.
Rumor mongering on the internet is a constant threat, but last year rumors threatened to muck up the 2020 decennial census count. This Sammies finalist built partnerships to stop that from happening.
One good thing about the last year's seemingly endless crisis is the opportunity to render outstanding public service.
A COVID-19 Response medal has been added for this year's awards to recognize the efforts of federal employees combating the pandemic.
On FEDtalk this week, join us for a discussion on elevating the importance of human capital management.
Agencies have done their fair share of hiring during the pandemic, but the size of the federal workforce hasn't budged much in recent years. Today, Uncle Sam employs 1 million fewer people than it did during World War II.
Federal employees ranked federal human resources last among four federal administrative services, according to a recent customer satisfaction survey from the General Services Administration.
The size of the Environmental Protection Agency has shrunk by 16% since 2009, according to members of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee.
Mark Forman, the former administrator for e-government and IT at OMB and Gloria Parker, a former CIO at HUD, helped author a new white paper from the Partnership for Public Service to further accelerate IT modernization.
As the Biden administration gets up and running, the president's pick to run the State Department sees an opportunity to revitalize its workforce.
For one view of what the heck goes on those first few days and weeks, Federal Drive with Tom Temin turned to the CEO of the Partnership for Public Service, Max Stier.
The Office of Personnel Management so far has not released a new guide for agencies or called for a formal moratorium on Senior Executive Service review boards. The agency's involvement in implementing Schedule F is also raising concerns among good government groups.
Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.), chairman of the Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations, introduced new legislation designed to help incoming administrations better track "midnight regulations" issued in the final days of the previous one.