Jeff Neal

Jeff Neal is author of the blog and was previously the chief human capital officer at the Homeland Security Department and the chief human resources officer at the Defense Logistics Agency.

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What’s Next for OPM?

By on July 26, 2015 10:56 AM in Human Resources with 0 Comments
What’s Next for OPM?

The recent data breaches have put the Office of Personnel Management into a deep hole. The author looks at some deliberate steps he says OPM must take to begin resolving its current predicament and eventually emerge as a better and more effective agency.

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Can Government Compete for Cybersecurity and Digital Services Talent?

By on June 5, 2015 4:18 PM in Human Resources with 0 Comments

With recent hacking of federal government computers on a massive scale, it is apparent federal agencies are struggling to compete for talent in Cybersecurity and Digital Services. Is government going to be able to compete for this talent pool?

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Federal Employee News: Lies, Damned Lies And Headlines

By on February 19, 2014 2:45 PM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

The author says that a lot of headlines about the pay of the federal workforce are intentionally misleading, and in some cases, outright falsehoods.

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Replacing The General Schedule: Some Facts

By on February 17, 2014 12:17 PM in Human Resources, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

The author says there are a number of good reasons to reform the General Schedule pay system. He offers some detail on why he believes this to be so.

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Should We Replace the General Schedule?

By on February 12, 2014 2:38 PM in Human Resources, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

More than 1.4 million employees are covered by the General Schedule. Another 30K are covered by pay plans that tie their pay directly to GS rates. Should the GS system be replaced?

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