It’s Public Service Recognition Week and former DHS Chief Human Capital Officer Jeff Neal has some public servants he wants to thank.
Cabinet secretaries, many of whom are newcomers to government, say they’re impressed by the dedication and hard work they’ve seen from colleagues at the career levels of their agencies within the first 100 days of the Trump administration. They offered their congratulations to the 26 finalists of the Partnership for Public Service’s prestigious Service to America Medals.
So let’s take a break from bureaucrat bashing as Public Service Recognition Week runs now through Saturday.
The Partnership for Public Service recognized 27 finalists for this year’s Service to America Medal awards.
Recent proposals to change the existing federal retirement system are just the beginning of coming recommendations from the Office of Personnel Management.
Usually, Public Service Recognition Week is the one week in the year when federal employees get to enjoy praise for the hard work they do serving the public. This year has been a bit of a mixed bag.