Partnership for Pubic Service

  • House joins Smart Contracting Caucus

    Members of the House of Representatives that are interested in contracting issues join the Smart Contracting Caucus. The group is starting a series of discussions about issues that are creating some challenges for acquisition managers.…

  • Pay for Performance: feds react

    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…

  • Where braindrain will hit hardest

    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…

  • SAMMIES: Tech-savvy winners

    At least half of the Service to America Medal winners relied on IT for their work.

  • Presidential Transition Act greases the skids

    Pre-Election Presidential Transition Act of 2010 gives the administration-elect better access to feds. John Palguta has details.

  • Hiring reforms not quite there yet

    It’s supposed to be a new day for federal hiring, but is it? We ask John Palguta with the Partnership for Public Service.

  • Meet the 2011 Service to America medal winners

    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

  • FDIC, Surface Board rely on communication to take top spots on ‘Best Places to Work’ list

    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.

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  • Emily Kopp: Agencies want you to join their federal cybersecurity teams

    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.