Jeff Neal

Jeff Neal is a senior vice president for ICF and founder of the blog, ChiefHRO.com. He has 33 years in federal service, including serving as Chief Human Capital Officer for the Department of Homeland Security and Chief Human Resources Officer for the Defense Logistics Agency. Jeff is also a Fellow and Director at the National Academy of Public Administration and a Partnership for Public Service SAGE.

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Presidents and the Federal Workforce

By on December 9, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Presidents and the Federal Workforce

The author says it is important for presidents to remember that federal employees are an asset that can help an administration if treated properly.

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OPM Can Help Agencies With Performance Evaluation, But OPM Is Not The Problem

By on December 3, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Can Help Agencies With Performance Evaluation, But OPM Is Not The Problem

A recent GAO report highlighted shortcomings in OPM’s performance management practices, but the author says the report doesn’t go far enough.

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Some Young Veterans Need More From Government

By on November 15, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Some Young Veterans Need More From Government

The author says that taking steps to hire veterans is one that can produce quality new hires within the federal workforce.

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“The Workforce Is Not Our Problem In Government”

By on November 1, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
“The Workforce Is Not Our Problem In Government”

The author says that federal employees are the ones who can best identify problems and solutions on how to get more work done with fewer resources.

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What Happens Next with OPM?

By on October 17, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
What Happens Next with OPM?

OPM recently found itself with a new director. What might be in store for the agency amidst proposals to restructure it?

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HR – The $5 Billion Question

By on October 15, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
HR – The $5 Billion Question

How many HR offices does an agency really need? The author looks at HR from a cost savings perspective.

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Will Artificial Intelligence Replace Many Federal Workers?

By on October 4, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

What are the implications of the growing use of artificial intelligence for the federal workforce? The author offers an in-depth analysis.

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Can Your Agency Force You to Relocate?

By on October 1, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Can Your Agency Force You to Relocate?

Can the government force you to relocate or risk losing your job? This is what federal employees can reasonably expect.

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3 Reasons Why Agencies Should Not Settle Cases

By on September 19, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
3 Reasons Why Agencies Should Not Settle Cases

Settlement agreements can make sense for agencies, but they can also create problems. Here are three reasons why they can be bad.

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5 Reasons Settlement Agreements Can Be A Good Idea

By on September 17, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
5 Reasons Settlement Agreements Can Be A Good Idea

Why would an agency consider entering into a settlement agreement? The author lists five reasons when they would make sense.

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