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OPM Can Help Agencies With Performance Evaluation, But OPM Is Not The Problem

By on December 3, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Can Help Agencies With Performance Evaluation, But OPM Is Not The Problem

A recent GAO report highlighted shortcomings in OPM’s performance management practices, but the author says the report doesn’t go far enough.

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“The Workforce Is Not Our Problem In Government”

By on November 1, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
“The Workforce Is Not Our Problem In Government”

The author says that federal employees are the ones who can best identify problems and solutions on how to get more work done with fewer resources.

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How Do Federal Employees Feel About Their Pay and Jobs?

By on October 26, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
How Do Federal Employees Feel About Their Pay and Jobs?

The results from the 2018 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey show federal employees are happier with their pay overall but not so much with merit based pay.

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VA Says Morale is Improving Among its Employees

By on October 19, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
VA Says Morale is Improving Among its Employees

There is a positive trend in morale among VA employees according to the latest employee feedback survey results.

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Another Look at the Different Worlds of Federal Workers

By on April 12, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Another Look at the Different Worlds of Federal Workers

Life is not the same for federal employees in DC versus the rest of the country. The author analyzes some of the key differences.

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It’s Coming! OPM Announces Timeline for 2018 FEVS

By on April 6, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
It’s Coming! OPM Announces Timeline for 2018 FEVS

OPM has announced the timeline for when the 2018 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey will be administered.

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More Firings May Not Lead To Better Results

By on February 7, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
More Firings May Not Lead To Better Results

The author says that making it easier to fire federal employees is an emotionally charged issue that is only one aspect of addressing accountability problems.

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Good and Not So Good News From the 2017 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government®

By on December 9, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Good and Not So Good News From the 2017 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government®

The author says the real story inside of the Best Places to Work rankings lies in the comparison to employees in the private sector.

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Is Your Agency Among the ‘Best Places to Work’ in Government?

By on December 6, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Is Your Agency Among the ‘Best Places to Work’ in Government?

Is your agency one of the “best places to work” in the federal government? Here are the results for 2017 as compiled by the Partnership for Public Service.

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Applicant Questionnaires and Gaming the System

By on November 16, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Applicant Questionnaires and Gaming the System

Do applicant questionnaires improve the federal hiring process? The author provides an analysis.

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