FedSmith.com Users Say Its Time to Scrap the TSA

FedSmith.com users indicated in a recent survey that they believe it would be best to drop the TSA in favor of private screeners and also indicated that they avoid flying as much as possible since the agency was established.

Federal Employees Lack Confidence in OPM

The Office of Personnel Management has begun contacting the millions of current and former federal employees impacted by the recent data breaches. How have FedSmith.com users been impacted and what has their experience been like in signing up for the free credit monitoring being offered by OPM?

Do You Believe the TSA is Fulfilling Its Mission?

The Transportation Security Administration has had some problems recently, with news reports of security checkpoint failures and the agency head getting reassigned. What is your opinion of the TSA and its effectiveness?

Racial Bias in the Federal Workplace

The subject of race frequently comes up today both in daily social life as well as in the workplace. Is racial discrimination a problem in the federal workplace? Take this short survey and share your opinion.

Who Should Be the Next President?

Who would you prefer to see elected as the next President of the United States? Here is a chance to express your opinion in the early stages of the political process.

FedSmith.com Users Want Their Bosses to Stop Micromanaging

FedSmith.com users indicated in a recent survey a common theme: they feel there is a need for federal managers to stop micromanaging their employees. The author, who is a consultant focusing primarily on pay and performance, analyzes the responses from the survey and what they mean for federal employees.

FedSmith.com Users Provide Suggestions for Improving the Federal Work Experience

FedSmith.com recently asked our users for their suggestions on ways to improve the federal work experience. The responses covered a number of areas respondents felt needed improvement, such as agency leadership or dealing with problem employees. The author takes a closer look at the feedback received and gives his analysis as to what it means for the federal workforce.