Tag: Employee Relations

Traditional Leadership Training Actually Makes Matters Worse

By on April 24, 2018 in Leadership with 0 Comments
Traditional Leadership Training Actually Makes Matters Worse

The author says that if you really want to increase employee engagement, your have to stop looking in the traditional places for the solutions.

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Study Shows Greater Job Satisfaction Among Employees Using Work-Life Programs

By on March 13, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Study Shows Greater Job Satisfaction Among Employees Using Work-Life Programs

OPM published the results of its first ever work-life survey which indicate that federal employees utilizing these programs perform better in their jobs.

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OPM Identifies Priorities for Federal Workforce in New Report

By on February 12, 2018 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Identifies Priorities for Federal Workforce in New Report

OPM has released its quadrennial identifying future challenges and priorities for the federal workforce.

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Changes for Federal Employees Coming to the Workplace

By on February 9, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Changes for Federal Employees Coming to the Workplace

The Trump administration’s new budget proposal is reportedly going to propose changes to performance rating systems and within-grade increases for federal employees. Here is a list of other possible proposals as well.

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Beatings Will Continue Until Performance Improves

By on February 8, 2018 in Leadership with 0 Comments
Beatings Will Continue Until Performance Improves

“Accountability” often means that somebody needs to be fired. The author says a more productive approach in the workplace is to instead celebrate incremental progress.

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The Personal ROI of Happy in Government

By on January 24, 2018 in Leadership with 0 Comments
The Personal ROI of Happy in Government

Happy employees make for more engaged employees. The author explains how this applies to federal employment.

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Are You a Good Bureaucrat, or a Bad Bureaucrat?

By on November 29, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Are You a Good Bureaucrat, or a Bad Bureaucrat?

The author says that the term “bureaucrat” often carries a negative connotation, but in his experience, he believes this should not be the case.

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Giving Thanks for Federal Workers

By on November 22, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Giving Thanks for Federal Workers

The author gives thanks to the federal workforce in honor of the work they do.

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OPM Wants You to Get a Flu Shot

By on September 10, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Wants You to Get a Flu Shot

It’s flu season, and the Office of Personnel Management is encouraging federal employees to get flu shots.

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Making Federal Employees ‘At-Will’ Would Limit Their Legal Recourse

By on August 13, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Making Federal Employees ‘At-Will’ Would Limit Their Legal Recourse

Legislation has been introduced to make employment of future federal employees “at-will.” The author explains the legal implications of this proposed change.

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