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Tim McManus — Vice President for Education and Outreach
The top ranks of your agency probably won’t look the same no matter who wins the election in November. A second Obama administration will likely infuse the federal ranks with new leadership in key areas, and a Romney administration would make even more drastic change.
But many observers have complained that the process for nominating and confirming political appointees takes too long and is too cumbersome.
Tim McManus, the vice president for education and outreach at the Partnership for Public Service, joins In Depth to discuss hurdles in the process and how they can be remedied.
Video conferencing could be your ticket to a shorter work week and help your agency save at least $8 billion, according to a new report from the Telework Exchange and the Blue Jeans Network.
However, despite the survey’s findings on the positive perceptions of video conferencing, an overwhelming majority of respondents — 76 percent — said their agencies are not fully taking advantage of video-conferencing solutions.
Cindy Auten, general manager of the Telework Exchange, joins In Depth to discuss findings from the report .