Mallory Barg Bulman

  • Mallory Barg Bulman: Closer look at Best Places to Work results

    They’re out. The annual rankings of best places to work among federal agencies. Overall, things are looking up compared to last year. NASA is still the top-rated agency. But some at the lower end came up in the rankings, as did overall employee satisfaction. The survey is by the Office of Personnel Management, the Partnership for Public Service and Deloitte put together the rankings. For the 2015 results, Federal Drive with Tom Temin turned to Mallory Barg Bulman, research director at the Partnership.

  • Mallory Barg Bulman: Here’s a list for improving shared services

    Your mother always told you it was good to share. For federal agencies, shared services are a route to greater efficiency, less wasted effort and maybe even better performance. So why aren’t more agencies doing it? Now the Partnership for Public Service, teaming with Deloitte, has come up with a list of recommendations for agencies to get into shared services for human resources and acquisition. Mallory Barg Bulman, research director at the Partnership, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin with more detail.

  • Mallory Barg Bulman: SES mobility under the microscope

    Achieving senior executive status in the federal government can be a two-edged blade. The pay is better and you get a lot of authority. But too often, it means getting stuck in one place for too long. That can make you stale and deprive other agencies of your expertise. The Partnership for Public Service, in conjunction with McKinsey and Company, has taken a deep look at mobility in the Senior Executive Service. Joining Federal Drive with Tom Temin with some of the findings, Mallory Barg Bulman, research director at the Partnership.

  • Mallory Barg Bulman: Managers can make a difference despite election timetable

    Mallory Barg Bulman, research director at the Partnership for Public Service, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin, career federal managers can still make a difference no matter when the next election is scheduled.

  • Mallory Barg Bulman: How will Circular A-123 address improper payments?

    The new version of Circular A-123 is coming out soon. Mallory Barg Bulman, research director at the Partnership for Public Service, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin what new financial control guidance the policy document will contain.

  • Mallory Barg Bulman: How can agencies get the most out of the annual employee survey?

    Federal Drive with Tom Temin discusses the annual Employee Viewpoint Survey and its implications with Mallory Barg Bulman, reseach director for the Partnership for Public Servic

  • Mallory Barg Bulman: Reality and perception of merit when it comes to promotions

    Mallory Barg Bulman, research director at the Partnership for Public Service, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin to share some ideas for how to ensure both the reality and perception of merit when it comes to promotions in the federal service.

  • Mallory Barg Bulman: How agencies can improve customer service

    Now that the main tax filing season is in the books, the Internal Revenue Service is regrouping and looking for ways it can improve customer service. The Partnership for Public Service has done research into what it takes to improve customer service. Mallory Barg Bulman, research director at the Partnership, shares insight on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

  • Mallory Barg Bulman: Spread appreciation for federal employees year-round

    Just because it’s Public Service Recognition Week, that doesn’t mean federal managers’ appreciation for their employees should stop on Friday. Mallory Barg Bulman, research director at the Partnership for Public Service, shares some ideas on how to keep the love going on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

  • Mallory Barg Bulman: How to get millennials to stick around

    The federal government has enough trouble hiring people, especially young people. It’s hard to get millennials in the door, but once you do, how do you keep them? Mallory Barg Bulman, director of research at the Partnership for Public Service, shares a few ideas on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.