Public Service Recognition Week

  • In Depth interviews – May 10

    On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

  • Agency heads finding light at end of fed-bashing tunnel

    Some departments are improving personnel practices around recruitment and knowledge management even in the face of pay freezes and criticisms of public servants. DHS created a higher education engagement group to bring in college students. GSA finds quality of applicants still strong. Senior leaders highlight successes during Public Service Recognition Week.

  • Public service recognition week

    A roundtable discussion of the events at this years’ Public Service Recognition Week. April 20, 2012

  • Berry: Events offer ‘teaching moment’ on feds’ contributions

    Office of Personnel Management Director John Berry discusses the work of federal employees as part of Public Service Recognition Week. May 4, 2011

  • Spotlight on Public Service Recognition Week

    Kirke Harper with the Public Employees Roundtable, and Jim Seymour with the Partnership for Public Service, will talk about why the week is so important. April 8, 2011

  • A day of thank yous to federal employees

    Senior administration officials encourage and promote federal service during Public Service Recognition Week. President Obama sends letter recognizing federal, state and local government employees.

  • Public Service Recognition Week takes place on National Mall

    WFED’s Jason Miller reports.

  • Good recognition for a great IRS fed on the Senate floor

    As the head of the IRS’s Electronic Tax Administration, Terrence Lutes became the government’s evangelist for online tax filing. We learn more in this encomium from Sen. Ted Kaufman.

  • Your child’s current and future options with FEHBP

    A bill has been introduced that would let the Office of Personnel Management extend health insurance to adult children of federal employees this year, instead of having them wait for the Affordable Health Care Act that was signed by President Obama in March.

  • Good recognition for great feds on the Senate floor

    Three Pentagon Force Protection Agency officers responded when a lone gunman opened fire at the main entrance to the Pentagon on March 4, 2010. We learn more in this encomium from Sen. Ted Kaufman.