Walter Shaub’s resignation leaves a hole in an already small office, and a question mark about what direction the ethic’s agency will go under a new leader.
In today’s Top Federal Headlines, the White House releases this year’s Federal Agency Strategic Sustainability Plans, providing a snapshot of the progress agencies have made becoming more environmentally friendly.
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.
Nani Coloretti, the HUD deputy secretary, said the 8 point increase in the 10th annual Best Places to Work rankings can be traced to listening to employees and communicating changes.
The Partnership for Public Service announced this year’s list of winners for the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals.
Several large corporations have changed the way they manage employee performance. The latest one is General Electric. GE’s top management has voted to get rid of annual performance evaluations. But should the federal government follow suit, especially with the recent push to encourage employee accountability? John Palguta is the vice president for policy at the Partnership for Public Service. He joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin to offer one answer.
The federal government is falling behind in its efforts to hire a new cohort of cybersecurity experts. And agencies can’t keep up with the perks some top-tier private companies offer. That’s according to research the Partnership for Public Service and Booz Allen Hamilton put out earlier this year. A few agencies recently hosted the winners of the National Collegiate Defense Cyber Competition to show them what they might expect from a government job. More now from Federal News Radio’s Emily Kopp.
Top ranked agencies say constant contact with employees is key to success. FDIC moved from the bottom in 2005 to the top this year. Surface Transportation Board takes top spot among small agencies for second year in a row.
Jim Seymour of the Partnership for Public Sevice and several winners of this year’s Service to America medals, join host Debra Roth on today’s program. September 23, 2011
It’s supposed to be a new day for federal hiring, but is it? We ask John Palguta with the Partnership for Public Service.
Pre-Election Presidential Transition Act of 2010 gives the administration-elect better access to feds. John Palguta has details.
At least half of the Service to America Medal winners relied on IT for their work.
One in three feds is expected to retire over the next 10 years. John Palguta is the Vice President for Policy at the Partnership for Public Service. He joins us to discuss what agencies will…
Office of Personnel Management Director John Berry recently laid out a wide-ranging agenda for reforming the federal hiring process and improving conditions for current employees. Part of that includes government-wide pay-for-performance. John Palguta is the…