In today’s Federal Newscast, the Trump administration says it now sees an opportunity to build on many of the 14 cross-agency priority goals outlined in the President’s Management Agenda.
In effort to build a better talent pipeline and foster more collaborative, working relationships between government and universities, the Volcker Alliance has announced the creation of two “government-to-university” councils in Kansas City, Missouri, and Austin, Texas.
The Volcker Alliance is leading a series of discussions with colleges and universities across the country to develop best practices for preparing and recruiting the next generation of talent to government.
Good government groups are ready for a civil service overhaul, but they’re also excited to reignite the conversation about public service.
Recent proposals to change the existing federal retirement system are just the beginning of coming recommendations from the Office of Personnel Management.
The age-old question is particularly relevant as agencies prepare to reorganize and cut personnel.
The Volcker Alliance and the Partnership for Public Service have launched a fresh try at reforming federal civil service.
Cybersecurity and customer service were popular additions to many federal agencies’ priority goals for 2016 and 2017.
The Obama Administration has tried to infuse a love of data and evidence into the federal bureaucracy with mixed success. It’s also pledged to give agencies more flexibility in hiring to bring people with fresh ideas into the government. For perspective on the management agenda, Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp spoke to Shelly Metzenbaum, who served as Office of Management and Budget assistant director for performance. She now is president of the Volcker Alliance. Metzenbaum recently testified on Capitol Hill about the problems she sees in federal management and performance.
Shelley Metzenbaum is now the president of the Volcker Alliance, a non-partisan group trying to improve trust in government. Metzenbaum left the Obama administration earlier this month.