DoD and DHS are the vanguard agencies for widespread introduction of pay for performance. As implementation nears, doubts and concerns within government are reaching tsunami levels…
According to OPM, USAJOBS has logged in more than 130 million unique visitors since its re-launch on August 4, 2003, and more than 1.4 billion hits and job seekers have created about 1.5 million new resumes to apply for federal jobs.
Litigation over survivor annuities can impact more than one person–here is one case which will lead to family tension.
Should there be a dress code in federal agencies? Does a dress code have an impace on public image or productivity? Take the latest FedSmith.com survey and share your opinion.
In the federal sector, union members ratify an agreement with an agency before it becomes final. Is the ratification process is a right granted by the labor relations statute?
OPM just released the results from the 2004 Federal Human Capital Survey, which reveals that feds think the work they do is important, but that excellent performance is not recognized and poor performers aren’t dealt with.
OPM is issuing new regulations designed to significantly enhance the federal government’s recruitment, relocation and retention payment authorities.
GAO praised the administration’s implementatio of the President’s Management Agenda and the subsequent results – but cautioned there is still much to be done.
A recent hearing was held to discuss use of flexibilities in the federal government.
Change comes slowly to a large, bureaucratic organization. The proposed changes to the civil service structure in DoD are no exception. The public relations battle is just the first round.