Partnership for Public Service

  • The federal government wants to recruit new employees, but it isn’t easy. There are plenty of people who want T to work for the federal government. The problem is getting off square one — the…

    April 03, 2009
  • The Senate voted yesterday to approve a bill yesterday to expand community service programs like Americorps, and could increase the number of positions to 250,000. The bill is now called the “Senator Edward M. Kennedy…

    March 27, 2009
  • There’s a renewed focus in Washington on federal employee benefits. A slew of proposals aim to change how unused sick leave is credited toward retirement and provide paid leave for birth or adoption. There’s also…

    March 24, 2009
  • There are a lot of opinions on how the defense procurement process could be reformed. The House Armed Services Committee has formed a bi-partisan panel to deal with the issue, and there is a bill…

    March 10, 2009
  • The federal government is looking at incentives that will attract and retain older, more experienced workers.

    February 27, 2009
  • The Roosevelt Scholars Act of 2009 would fund graduate-level education in mission-critical fields. In exchange, the graduate would have a service commitment to federal government. The legislation for Roosevelt Scholars was introduced in the last…

    February 20, 2009
  • Just how many private contractors are employed by the federal government? No one really knows – and the Partnership for Public Service says that’s a problem, especially in light the stimulus package that’s about to…

    February 17, 2009
  • The Oscar Awards come up on Sunday, but for the government, it is nomination season. There are only a few more weeks to nominate feds for the Partnership for Public Service’s Service to America Medals,…

    February 16, 2009
  • The Partnership for Public Service is absorbing the majority of the Council for Excellence in Government\'s programs and staff starting Feb. 16.

    February 09, 2009
  • Even as the private sector is tightening its belt…the public sector continues to hire! We talked about it with Tim McManus, the Executive Vice President of Outreach and Education at the Partnership for Public Service.

    February 06, 2009
  • The security clearance process for feds has been improving over the past several months, but now the Obama Administration is looking to hire six-thousand new employees. Tim McManus is Vice President of Education and Outreach…

    January 23, 2009
  • If you could pick, what would be your ideal job? The Partnership for Public Service asked this question of young college students and grads — and found that the federal government might be an “ideal…

    January 16, 2009
  • Many people across the country have been hurt by the recession – and are now looking to the government for help. The federal government can’t help, though, if its own workforce is underappreciated. John Palguta…

    January 06, 2009
  • It isn’t just the federal government going through a retirement wave. The private sector is, too — and it looks like agencies are going to be able to take advantage of that! Tim McManus is…

    October 31, 2008

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