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Government Accountability Office employees could face six days of furlough this year as the watchdog agency expects a possible cut of $35 to $42 million in its budget compared with last year.
While agencies and employees are reaping the benefits of telework, many frontline supervisors remain reluctant. They have to learn to manage the work, not the workers, experts say.
John Palguta, vice president for policy at the Partnership for Public Service, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss OPM's new onboarding model. The framework aims to help senior executives transition to new positions more smoothly.
John Palguta, the vice president for policy at the Partnership for Public Service, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss what the plan means for federal employees.
A new Office of Personnel Management report showed that agency use of recruitment, relocation and retention incentives rose 22 percent in 2009, the Obama administration's first year. That's a slower rate of growth than in previous years. But it indicates that the government still relies on one-time payments to lure or keep nurses, engineers and others with needed skills.
Ayesha Edwards is a management and program analyst at the Department of Education.
Federal News Radio asked young federal employees from several agencies to share what they love, hate and would change about government. They also explained what they think is unique about their generation and how their skills and knowledge can help in the federal workplace.
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.
A Federal News Radio survey reveals a rift between the generations in the federal workforce. Longer-term feds consider their younger counterparts entitled and lacking communication skills, while new feds see their older coworkers as unmotivated and not adaptable.
People in their 20s and 30s - often called Generation X'ers, Y'ers and Millenials - are sparking a cultural transformation in the federal workplace. The series explores the relationship between long-time and newer coworkers, and how the generations can help each other.
OPM Director John Berry believes a perception that poorly-performing federal employees are not held accountable is driving animosity toward government. He hopes to finish a strategy for better accountability by the end of 2011. Berry is a 2011 Causey Award winner.
Senior Executive Association President Carol Bonosaro will talk about the work being done by the organization.
June 3, 2011
The federal government faces a growing number of workers eligible for retirement. At the same time, agencies are seeing its newest workers leaving in the largest numbers. What are agencies doing to bring in the next generation of federal workers?
Agencies spend significant time and resources recruiting and training top talent but a new study warns that many are ignoring the other crucial side of the equation - keeping those employees. Booz Allen's Ron Sanders explains.
A new report warns that agencies need to focus on employee retention as Congress threatens pay and hiring freezes. Agency leaders and line managers must work together to maintain their workforces.
Republican and Democratic leaders in the Senate are still debating the 2011 defense authorization bill, but the lame-duck Congress may put off a vote until next year.
The report, issued by the Partnership for Public Service and Grant Thorton, says there are a number of longstanding issues that are hurting the federal government's chances of attracting the best and the brightest. More from the Partnership's John Palguta.
The report, issued by the Partnership for Public Service and Grant Thorton, says there are a number of longstanding issues that are hurting the federal government's chances of attracting the best and the brightest.
Vice Admiral Mark Ferguson explains how work-life balance is making the difference in retention for the Navy.