Are you ready to retire? A former federal employee shares his experience and provides advice to things to consider before you make a final decision.
The author reflects on a recent parade in St. Louis he attended honoring veterans and its reminder of how he believes more needs to be done to support veterans and their sacrifices for the country.
This retired federal employee has used some of his time since joining the ranks of “former” federal employees to travel around the world. Here are some of his tips and suggestions to make the best use of your time and money.
In honor of Veteran’s Day, the author remembers a long time friend and veteran of the Vietnam War, Albert “Bud” Harenchar, Jr.
Barriers to telework have more to do with attitudes than technology. Many supervisors who question the wisdom of the movement toward virtual offices and wonder how, or even if, they can ensure that employees who are teleworking are being as productive working from home.
If you are currently a supervisor in the Federal government, and there was any lingering doubt in your mind as to whether Federal agencies have entered the “Virtual Age,” the Telework Enhancement Act (TEA), signed into law on December 9, 2010, should have put those doubts to rest.
Travel problems? This retired federal human resources specialist provides advice on what to avoid in the name of frugality and how to have a more successful experience.
Many federal employees work in an office “cube” environment. Here are tips on how to get along with your “cube mates.”
Personal hygiene issues and personal behavior in the workplace can be a problem. From bad breath, too much perfume or people who don’t like to take a shower on a regular basis, these issues range from annoying to debilitating for those exposed to them. Here is the first part of an article on dealing with these issues.
A long-time federal human resources specialist openly confronts his technophobia in a world of smart phones, texting and wireless networks.