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Oversight News

Why aren't more people teleworking?

Personal and professional issues come into play for people deciding whether or not to telework.

Monday - 08/01/2011, 06:41am EDT

KISS for federal hiring

Tim McManus, vice president for Education and Outreach at the Partnership for Public Service, said he thinks there are some things you can do to make hiring simpler at your agency.

Friday - 07/29/2011, 04:52pm EDT
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DoD audits will take years of attention

The Pentagon is taking its approach to audit readiness far more seriously than it has in the past, but achieving its goal of clean books by 2017 will take several more years of sustained commitment, DoD's CFO said Thursday.

Friday - 07/29/2011, 02:13pm EDT
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CHCOs: Millenials bring enthusiasm, desire for mentorship

Two chief human capital officers say Millenials - people born in 1980 or later - bring passion and enthusiasm to the federal workplace but also require guidance and mentorship.

Friday - 07/29/2011, 01:57pm EDT
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Data hygiene tips for keeping your data clean

Your agency's data will have a lot more eyeballs on it very soon, get some advice to keep that data clean from Dermot O'Mahony, Vice President of Market and Product Planning, LexisNexis Risk Solutions.

Thursday - 07/28/2011, 07:20pm EDT
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House committee mulls federal property sales

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on the best way to dispose of nearly 90,000 vacant or underutilized federal properties. While some lawmakers see property sales as a way to generate cash, it's not clear how much the properties are actually worth.

Thursday - 07/28/2011, 05:15am EDT

GAO: DoD needs standard training for ballistic missile program

John Pendleton is the Director of Defense Capabilities & Management Issues at GAO. His agency's report found DoD must improve training for its Ballistic Missile Defense System.

Tuesday - 07/26/2011, 02:34pm EDT
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Myth vs. fact: Are feds likelier to die than be fired?

John Palguta of the Partnership for Public Service dispels the myth that feds have a better chance of dying than being fired from their workplace and gives data to support why recent reports are not entirely accurate.

Tuesday - 07/26/2011, 10:40am EDT
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Dodd-Frank Act shifts thrifts regulator to new office

A Dodd-Frank provision moving the Office of Thrift Supervision under the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency leadership has changed little in the way of operations, according to Tim Ward, deputy comptroller of thrift supervision at OCC.

Tuesday - 07/26/2011, 09:20am EDT
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Katie Rush: Proving yourself as a young fed

Katie Rush is the special assistant to the director at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, part of the National Institutes of Health.

Monday - 07/25/2011, 06:00am EDT

Scott Thomas: Asking 'why' to bureacracy

Scott Thomas is a project manager for the GPS Directorate at the Space and Missile Center at the Los Angeles Air Force Base.

Monday - 07/25/2011, 06:00am EDT

Practical tips for engaging young feds

The multi-generational workforce - with its differences in work styles, job expectations and technology use - requires federal managers to rethink their relationships with their employees.

Monday - 07/25/2011, 06:00am EDT
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SSA budget forces overtime cuts

The Social Security Administration will close its field offices 30 minutes early, in an effort to save money on overtime.

Friday - 07/22/2011, 04:16pm EDT

How to spot - and keep - future agency leaders

Tim McManus, vice president of the Partnership for Public Service, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss leadership development at federal agencies. He told Federal News Radio how to look for, develop and keep potential leaders.

Friday - 07/22/2011, 03:24pm EDT
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Data center consolidation ahead of schedule

Agencies have stepped up the pace of their data center consolidation efforts, leading to predicted data center closures numbering well above what the Office of Management and Budget predicted earlier this year.

Thursday - 07/21/2011, 06:47am EDT
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GSA, EPA to green government using IT schedules

Wednesday - 07/20/2011, 05:06pm EDT

Financial agency faces challenges as it opens shop

Government Executive Editor-in-Chief Tom Shoop joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the official opening of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Earlier this week, former Ohio Attorney Gen. Richard Cordray was named the new head of the agency.

Tuesday - 07/19/2011, 05:32pm EDT
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Managing through the debt ceiling debate

How can you keep your employees from pulling out their hair during the debt debate? Advice from John Palguta, vice president for policy at the Partnership for Public Service.

Tuesday - 07/19/2011, 09:41am EDT
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FPS ramps up reform efforts, again

Eric Patterson, director of the Federal Protective Service, said at a recent hearing that reworking the agency's current reform programs will help to improve past issues of training, communication and security.

Monday - 07/18/2011, 01:23pm EDT

GAO tracking workers' compensation fraud

If you've seen evidence of workers' compensation fraud, the Government Accountability Office wants to know about it. Greg Kutz, director of GAO's Forensic Audits and Investigative Service on the effort.

Monday - 07/18/2011, 10:41am EDT
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