Does the government fire enough people? Does it deal effectively with poor performers? Is the disciplinary and adverse action process effective? The answer to all three questions is probably no.
There are 26 finalists for the Partnership for Public Service’s Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals. Federal HR expert Jeff Neal says their accomplishments are remarkable and are superb examples of public service.
Former Homeland Security CHCO Jeff Neal agrees that improving morale at DHS is a good idea. He just wonders if Congress is taking the right approach.
The truth is federal employees are in every state, The abstract concept of cutting the federal workforce runs into the reality that federal employees are constituents, and most members of Congress are interested in protecting jobs in their districts.
Beginning with the release of the president’s budget proposal, federal workers have been talking and worrying about downsizing. While worrying may be OK for some folks, others want to know more, federal HR expert Jeff Neal says.
Jeff Neal, former chief human capital officer at the Homeland Security Department, says the issue of federal pay is too complicated to have a simple, one-size-fits-all answer.
Federal HR expert Jeff Neal applauds the efforts of lawmakers to investigate civil service reforms and calls for legislation that brings meaningful training for supervisors.
Although President Donald Trump lifted the federal hiring freeze, former DHS CHCO Jeff Neal says many agencies are stuck in hiring limbo.
It’s Public Service Recognition Week and former DHS Chief Human Capital Officer Jeff Neal has some public servants he wants to thank.
Former DHS Chief Human Capital Officer Jeff Neal says federal employees can count their blessings under the new omnibus bill — but for how long?
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.