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Lessons on inpiring staff from military leaders

Tim McManus is the vice president for Education and Outreach at Partnership for Public Service.

Tags: Tim McManus , Partnership for Public Service , management , best practices ,

Thursday - 11/10/2011, 05:37pm EST
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Labor Department rolls out job-search website for veterans

Jane Oates, the assistant secretary for the Employment and Training Administration at the Labor Department, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss how a new veteran-specific job website works.

Tags: hiring , workforce , Labor , VA , My Next Move , Jane Oates , Federal Drive

Thursday - 11/10/2011, 10:27am EST
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DoD pushes business training for veterans

The Defense Department has announced new opportunities for service members and wounded veterans who are now returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan.

Tags: Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Amy Morris , DoD Report , Small Business Administration , veterans , hiring

Thursday - 11/10/2011, 09:00am EST

IG: Steep decline in Pentagon senior mentors after new rules

The use senior mentors retired military officers or former high-level civilian officials hired as contractors has dropped precipitously in the year and a half since the Defense Department instituted stiffer conflict-of-interest rules and a pay cap, according to an inspector general's report issued last week.

Tags: Navy , Marines , senior mentors , conflict of interest rules , JFCOM , USSOCOM , STRATCOM , Jack Moore

Wednesday - 11/09/2011, 08:10am EST

Open season, Medicare part B, and job cuts

Host Mike Causey will talk about the big issues facing federal employees with NARFE's David Snell and Federal Times staff writer Stephen Losey.
November 9, 2011

Tags: Mike Causey , Your Turn , David Snell , NARFE , Federal Times , Stephen Losey , open season , Medicare Part B , federal retirement , Air Force , Congressional supercommittee , job cuts , budget battle

Wednesday - 11/09/2011, 09:50pm EST
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Automatic cuts would 'hollow out the military'

Alexander Bolton of The Hill discusses the status of potential cuts to federal spending that supercommitte is considering.

Tags: Congress , budget , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Amy Morris , Alexander Bolton , The Hill , supercommittee

Wednesday - 11/09/2011, 10:25am EST
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Vendors under pressure to better secure IT supply chain

Two senior senators will introduce an amendment to the DoD authorization bill to increase the oversight over the IT supply chain. A preliminary report from GAO finds counterfeit technology parts easily making their way into weapons systems.

Tags: contracting , technology , John McCain , Carl Levin , industry , Missile Defense Agency , Senate Armed Service Committee , Raytheon , Vivek Kamath , SMT Corp , Semiconductor Industry Association , Tom Sharpe , GAO , Richard Hillman , counterfeit parts , supply chain , Jason Miller , Brian Toohey

Wednesday - 11/09/2011, 05:21am EST
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Wednesday morning federal headlines - Nov. 9, 2011

The Morning Federal Newscast is a daily compilation of the stories you hear Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Amy Morris discuss throughout the show each day. The Newscast is designed to give FederalNewsRadio.com users more information about the stories you hear on the air.

Tags: NASA , Federal Drive , GAO

Wednesday - 11/09/2011, 08:40am EST

DoD wants cheaper, faster satellite capabilities

The Defense Department needs fast, reliable, resilient satellite networking capabilities across the globe. It's wrestling with how to provide those capabilities in the face of dropping budgets.

Tags: space , satellites , SATCOM , acquisition , industry , Gil Klinger , Doug Loverro , MILCOM , Jared Serbu , contracting

Wednesday - 11/09/2011, 05:20am EST
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Using social media at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Darren Ash, deputy executive director of corporate management at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, will talk about how the agency is using youtube and other social media.
November 8, 2011

Tags: technology , Federal Tech Talk , John Gilroy , Darren Ash , NRC , social media , YouTube , Japan earthquake , AFFIRM , information management , software development , GSA , FBI ,

Wednesday - 11/09/2011, 12:29am EST
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