In today’s look at the ”5 Fallacies of Government?”, FederalNewsRadio turns the focus on the ”retirement wave” of the future.
Some Republican members of Congress are making an election-year pitch to reduce the Federal worker headcount, and save money. But would it really do that?
We’ve been hearing for a dozen years about the upcoming federal retirement tsunami, when thousands of baby boomers with years of technical expertise leave the federal service for the golf courses and RV parks of retirement communities. But timing the retirement wave can be tricky.
A new study reviews federal personnel data for employees over age 50, along with feedback from the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, to determine what other factors — besides employees’ ages — might affect their decisions to retire from the civil service.
Federal News Radio wants to hear from you about your retirement plans — and whether the upcoming presidential transition will impact your decision to stay or leave your agency.
Randy Silvey, president of Silverlight Financial, says federal employees need to have a better grasp of their financial situation as they decide to ride into the sunset.
A majority of federal employees who took a Federal News Radio survey said they believe Congress will make good on President Donald Trump’s proposed civilian agency cuts for fiscal 2018.
2017’s retirement numbers paled in comparison to those of the mid-years of the Obama administration.