Young people want more of a mentor than a supervisor. Part of ”The Need for the Next Generation” special report looks at what characteristics young feds expect of their managers.
The Office of Personnel Management released the Federal Supervisory and Managerial Frameworks and Guidance, a tool the agency hopes will be a resource for employees looking to become managers, managers hoping to rise through the ranks, and senior leaders who want to strengthen their leadership skills.
“‘Managing up’ is a huge skill that everybody needs, regardless of where you are in your career… it’s not brown-nosing, it’s not sucking up,” says author Mary Abbajay.
Margot Conrad from the Partnership for Public Service shares ideas with excepted employees and managers on how to survive, without pay, during a shutdown.
A retired federal supervisor shares his list of pros and cons on teleworking from an employer’s point of view.