The co-chairs of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform released a draft report on 11/10 outlining ways to cut the federal deficit. We highlight some additional items from that report that will be of most interest to our readers.
Ralph found on a recent experience with airline travel that some people will develop a herd mentality in crowded situations. Another FedSmith author gives his take on the situation.
Are the tea parties held on April 15th a one-time event or will they have a most lasting impact on American politics? Most readers see a significant impact but there is a widely divergent view of the events and why they are important with comments ranging from “patriotic demonstrations” to “racist.”
FedSmith.com is now posting to Twitter as another means of sharing our news with readers.
The percentages for the 2006 pay increases in the federal government are out now. But what are the actual dollar amounts of the salaries of some of the higher ranking government officials?
Readers give nod to Edwards
The campaign for the nation’s leader is underway. George Bush spent time in Florida this week.
The redesigned USAJobs web site is attractive and user friendly and offers users better features and more content.
Our readers provided us with insightful feedback in response to a recent article on getting a government job. It seems many federal employees agree that the federal hiring system is in need of reform.
While the government has been taking steps in the right direction to recruit new applicants, the application process still falls short in several areas. This is the story of one applicant’s experience with the federal job search.