In today's Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Office says only 15 out of 53 agencies met DATA Act requirements for complete, timely, and accurate spending data reports.
What can agencies do to move beyond the “post and pray” approach and develop strategies that are proactive, strategic and data driven?
Under Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly is assuming the role of chief management officer, and staffing the office with industry experts to foster public-private cooperation.
The Navy is giving sailors leaving the force a golden ticket to return to active duty.
Budget cuts and staffing shortfalls are just two problems affecting open data and transparency in the Trump administration
Because of how fast things change in the government, the federal workforce needs young cyber talent and that's a perennial challenge.
The Army hasn’t achieved a number like that in the past 20 years without violating DoD’s quality standards.
Agencies shouldn't shy away from recruitment, even when the government is going through a rough time
As the number of startups in the D.C. area skyrockets, new businesses are scurrying to recruit the area's talent. Hatch IT is a startup founded as a recruiting service for other new businesses.
A whole generation of employees grew up being nurtured and coached, and they expect the same from their employers, says talent expert Jennifer Ives.
Most of the attention focused on the Veterans Affairs Department in the last couple of years has had to do with firing people. Giving VA more flexibility to demote or get rid of people who perform poorly. But now a bill looks at something a little more positive: how to recruit and hire top talent at VA. Tim McManus, the vice president for education at the Partnership for Public Service has studied the bill, and joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin with analysis of H.R. 5526.
The number of Hispanic federal civilian employees increased for the fourth year in a row, according to the latest report from the Office of Personnel Management. The annual report showed an increase of 461 on-board employees between fiscal 2013 and 2014, or a 0.1 percent bump in Hispanic representation.
Presidents, members of Congress, veterans and many others call it the finest fighting force in the world. But the Army doesn’t stay that way by accident. Recruiting is a constant challenge, particularly as society and culture change. Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Snow is commander of the Army Recruiting Command. He joins Federal Drive host Tom Temin at the Association of the U.S. Army convention in Washington.
Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel Dailey hopes improved recruitment and retention practices as well as a new evaluation system for non-commissioned officers will strengthen the ranks in the face of budget cuts.