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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Shutdown for a Year? Imagine That…

By on January 8, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Shutdown for a Year? Imagine That…

Should you be worried about the shutdown lasting for a year? The author provides examples of possible consequences if that were to happen.

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Shutdown Winners and Losers

By on December 27, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Shutdown Winners and Losers

The author analyzes who wins and who loses during the ongoing partial government shutdown.

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A Christmas Shutdown?

By on December 20, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
A Christmas Shutdown?

What happens if there is a partial government shutdown, and do federal employees need to worry? The author shares his predictions.

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Best Places to Work: What the Partnership’s New Rankings Tell Us

By on December 17, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Best Places to Work: What the Partnership’s New Rankings Tell Us

The author highlights some important takeaways from the recent Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings.

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What are the “Grand Challenges” in Public Administration? Make Your Voice Heard

By on December 14, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
What are the “Grand Challenges” in Public Administration? Make Your Voice Heard

A new campaign is underway to identify the “grand challenges in public administration.” The author explains the purpose and how you can make your voice heard.

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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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