One-third of federal human resources professionals don’t think agency managers have the skills to succeed, according to a new report. The bleak assessment of agency line and operations managers shows a growing unease among HR professionals in the current political and fiscal environment, ranging from concern over potential workforce reductions to the increasing competition for talented employees.
The former Massachusetts governor outraised Obama by more than $25 million last month, the campaign announced Monday, collecting just over $101 million. Obama’s campaign announced that it brought in $75 million, closing the gap slightly compared with June, when his Republican challenger raised $106 million to Obama’s $71 million.
In the aftermath of the high-precision landing, space-exploration advocates embraced Curiosity as proof of American ambition and prowess.
“If anybody has been harboring doubts about the status of U.S. leadership in space, well, there’s a one-ton, automobile-size piece of American ingenuity, and it’s sitting on the surface of Mars right now,” presidential science adviser John P. Holdren said at a news conference after the landing.
“Our financial crisis is the result of an inflexible business model. It’s causing a crisis of confidence in the postal system,” Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe told the USPS Board of Governors Thursday. “We need legislation now that enables us to make the necessary changes in this model. When that’s complete, we’ll return to profitability.”
“This is laying out an aggressive multi-year plan for improving performance and accountability across government as well as implementing the Government Performance Results Modernization Act,” said Shelley Metzenbaum, OMB’s associate director for performance and personnel, in an exclusive interview with Federal News Radio.