Tag: Pay for Performance

Performance-Based Pay Might Work, But Don’t Count On It

By on April 23, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Performance-Based Pay Might Work, But Don’t Count On It

Pay for performance is being pitched again for the federal workforce. The author describes how it could work but also says it’s unlikely to happen anytime soon.

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Reforming the Federal Bureaucracy

By on December 19, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Reforming the Federal Bureaucracy

A new report highlights problems in running an efficient federal government. Some of its proposed changes would directly impact federal employees’ pay and benefits.

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Is Pay for Performance Coming?

By on April 18, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Is Pay for Performance Coming?

Is pay for performance coming anytime soon to government? The author is doubtful despite saying that he thinks such a system could work if done correctly.

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The Rumor was True: FY 2019 Budget Proposes Pay Freeze

By on February 12, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
The Rumor was True: FY 2019 Budget Proposes Pay Freeze

Rumors that surfaced last year about a pay freeze in the White House’s budget proposal turned out to be true.

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Money, Manpower, Morale, and Motivation

By on July 5, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Money, Manpower, Morale, and Motivation

Is pay for performance a viable option for the federal workforce? There are efforts to replace the General Schedule, but the author is skeptical it can work.

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Civil Service Reform Starts With Performance

By on February 23, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Civil Service Reform Starts With Performance

The author outlines 6 things that he says need to be done to improve the performance process.

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‘Antiquated Assumptions’ About Federal Pay and Benefits

By on February 12, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
‘Antiquated Assumptions’ About Federal Pay and Benefits

What changes are likely to occur to your pay and benefits? These are some proposed changes federal workers might see under a new administration based on what we know today.

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6 Possible Civil Service Changes in the 115th Congress

By on January 12, 2017 in Human Resources, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
6 Possible Civil Service Changes in the 115th Congress

The author outlines six possible changes that federal employees could see under a new administration that would impact areas such as collective bargaining, pay and benefits, and the federal retirement system.

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Pay for Performance – The Best Possible Solution?

By on September 3, 2014 in Human Resources, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

The author recounts his experiences as a former position classification specialist as they relate to the debate over a fair pay system to use within the federal government. He offers some suggestions for approaches to take on the debate over replacing the General Schedule pay system.

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Performance Management and Angry, Frustrated and Dissatisfied Employees

By on August 5, 2012 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

Performance management is a serious problem in government and the government has a large number of employees who are dissatisfied, frustrated and angry.

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