Many of us might give in to a persistent disease like brain cancer. Especially after a series of surgeries failed to cure it. But not BethAnn Telford. This Government Publishing Office employee soon departs for Antarctica, where she plans to run the first of seven marathons in seven days, each on a different continent. Telford shares her story on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro, after presiding over two-year of workforce and process improvements at the agency, has a few suggestions for his successor and the incoming administration.
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper says he has spoken with Donald Trump about the unsubstantiated report claiming Russia had compromising personal and financial information about the president-elect
Lots of federal managers have asked how they help manage through the upcoming presidential transition. Some tried-and-true basics for taking care of people can certainly help. Mallory Barg Bulman, research director of the Partnership for Public Service, shares more on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Gen. John Kelly, the President-elect’s pick to be the Homeland Security Department’s new secretary, said he recognizes DHS’ immense challenges and plans to study up on the previous administration’s attempts at management reform.
The new year brings a host of people on the move, including a new deputy CIO at the Defense Department and a familiar face leading the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s IT office.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter hosts an Armed Forces full honor review farewell ceremony in honor of Barack H. Obama, 44th President of the United States.
President-elect Donald Trump has chosen a Wall Street attorney with experience in corporate mergers and public stock launches, as his nominee to head the Securities and Exchange Commission
With the the chairman of the Merit Systems Protection Board resigning in less than a week, employees appealing their disciplinary actions will have to be patient as they wait for President-elect Donald Trump to appoint at least one member for a quorum.
Telework can be a helpful tool for work-life balance, but that doesn’t mean working from home is an excuse to give the babysitter the day off.
The best photos from 2016 of the amazing, moving, important and amusing things that happened in the federal community.
Secretary Sylvia Burwell poses for 381 photos with staff members and their families at the annual HHS Holiday Open House.
President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday met with candidates for his unfilled Cabinet positions, including prospective hires to run the Department of Veterans Affairs, a beleaguered agency that the Republican businessman has vowed to overhaul
Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Chairman Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) and Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) outlined their concerns with the Veterans Affairs Department in a letter to Vice President-elect Mike Pence. Meanwhile, current VA Secretary Bob McDonald said Congress has been the biggest barrier to true transformation at the VA.
Viola’s nomination was out of the blue, but experts say that might work to his advantage. Outsiders can create an opportunity for change through new perspectives.