People are asking Jeff Neal, former chief human capital officer at the Homeland Security Department, if they should take a buyout. His answer: It depends.
Former chief human capital officer at DHS explains how Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney’s reorganization memo impacts agencies and their employees.
Jeff Neal, a former chief human capital officer at the Homeland Security Department, identifies what hiring reforms the government needs and describes how to implement them.
The federal hiring process is a disaster and the only way to fix it is to rebuild it, based on a foundation of merit, says former DHS chief human capital officer Jeff Neal.
While the government can not operate like a business, but it can learn from the way businesses operate, especially when it comes to innovation.
Why is the federal hiring process so bad? And what would it take to make it work? Jeff Neal, former chief human capital officer at DHS, takes a look in Part 1 of his two-part commentary.
The Office of Personnel Management released a new guidebook on how agencies should begin preparing for workforce reshaping efforts. It also updated key documents on issuing administrative furloughs. Both guides are designed to help agency heads implement possible reductions in force or furloughs so that they comply with the law and do the least damage.
On the face of it, the “2 for 1” rule — repealing two regulations for each new regulation — is both clear and significant. But how do we count “regulations?”
Jeff Neal, former chief human capital officer at DHS, tells agencies they need to be planning today for a significant reduction in Fiscal 2018.
How can agencies achieve greater innovation while navigating the inherent conflict between individual and organizational personality types that may work to limit innovation potential?
Jeff Neal, former chief human capital officer at the Homeland Security Department, says there is no painless way to dramatically shrink an organization.
Given the Defense secretary’s reputation for being a no-nonsense leader, everyone in the DoD management establishment should take this directive very seriously.
Failure to deal with poor performers and complaints about pay-for-performance programs remind us all how much virtually everyone hates the performance evaluation process, says former DHS chief human capital officer Jeff Neal.
We are hearing from senators and representatives on both sides of the aisle that they are interested in civil service reform. So, the big question is what reform looks like.
President Trump’s plan to grow some agencies may interfere with his promise to shrink the overall federal workforce.