Tag: Employee Relations

Weathering the Storm of 360 Feedback

By on November 20, 2019 in Leadership with 0 Comments
Weathering the Storm of 360 Feedback

Are you using 360 feedback constructively? The author explains a better way to utilize it.

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OPM Proposes Changes to Federal Employee Removal Process

By on September 17, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Proposes Changes to Federal Employee Removal Process

OPM has issued a proposed rule to enable faster removal of federal employees in different situations.

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Reprimands in the 21st Century

By on September 9, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Reprimands in the 21st Century

Reprimands are as old as federal HR itself. The author proposes some changes that could bring the disciplinary process into the 21st century.

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Can the Civil Service Be Broken?

By on September 3, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Can the Civil Service Be Broken?

Recent events beg the question of whether or not the civil service can be broken. The author provides a detailed analysis.

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Show Me the Money

By on May 14, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Show Me the Money

How much do disciplinary procedures cost the government? The author explores the question.

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Soft Skills Are Harder Than They Seem

By on April 30, 2019 in Human Resources, Leadership with 0 Comments
Soft Skills Are Harder Than They Seem

The author says that federal HR managers often focus more on technical skills rather than soft skills when hiring which is a mistake.

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Why I (Still) Work Here

By on April 29, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Why I (Still) Work Here

The author recounts his love for his federal career while also addressing challenges that federal employees face.

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Report Highlights Link Between Employee Engagement and Patient Care at VA Facilities

By on March 25, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Report Highlights Link Between Employee Engagement and Patient Care at VA Facilities

A new analysis of data at VA medical centers finds that there is a direct link between employee morale and the quality of patient care.

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Ensuring Accuracy of Federal Employee Personnel Files

By on October 12, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Ensuring Accuracy of Federal Employee Personnel Files

OPM has issued guidance for agencies on maintaining accurate personnel files consistent with the requirements of an Executive Order issued in May.

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OPM is Encouraging Federal Employees to Get Flu Shots

By on October 9, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM is Encouraging Federal Employees to Get Flu Shots

OPM is reminding federal employees to get a flu shot to help keep them healthy during the upcoming flu season.

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