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Perception gap narrows between genders in federal service

"Better, but not there yet" may be the best way to sum up a recent report on gender differences in the federal workspace. The Partnership for Public Service's John Palguta tells us about a new report.

Tags: pay and benefits , worklife issues , workforce , MSPB , Partnership for Public Service , John Palguta

Tuesday - 05/31/2011, 10:41am EDT

Whether retirement is near or far, prepare now

Registered employee benefit consultant Ed Zurndorfer explains how feds can prepare for their post-federal career lives.

Tags: Ed Zurndorfer , pay and benefits , retirement ,

Friday - 05/27/2011, 12:37pm EDT

Algae on federal buildings could bring energy savings

GSA considers transforming a federal building into a living, breathing "bioreactor."

Tags: GSA , Green building , HOK , Sean Quinn , algae

Monday - 05/23/2011, 10:41am EDT

OPM busts Mobility Program myths

The Intergovernmental Personnel Act Mobility Program provides for the temporary assignment of personnel between the Federal Government and state and local governments, colleges and universities, Indian tribal governments, federally funded research and development centers, and other eligible organizations. We learn more from OPM's Chuck Grimes.

Tags: OPM , Intergovernmental Personnel Act Mobility Program , Chuck Grimes

Monday - 05/23/2011, 09:08am EDT

Cybersecurity tips for travelers

Airports are hotbeds for identity theft, and from rogue Wi-Fi hotspots to new wirelessly accessible e-passports, travelers have never been at greater risk.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , travel tips , travel

Wednesday - 05/18/2011, 10:30am EDT

NASA's LAUNCH aims for innovation

NASA has been collaborating on innovative ideas and technologies dealing with such global challenges as water resources, clean air, health care and energy. We get details from team leader, and SAMMIE nominee, Diane Powell.

Tags: SAMMIES 2011 , Sammies , NASA , Diane Powell

Monday - 05/16/2011, 10:31am EDT

How bin Laden was hunted across the matrix

Tom Talleur, a former head of NASA's cyber crimes unit, tells us intergancy cooperation made the difference in the hunt for Osama bin Laden.

Tags: security , digital forensics , Tom Talleur , NASA , Osama bin Laden

Monday - 05/09/2011, 10:08am EDT

OMB tracks efforts to be lean and green

President Obama signed an Executive Order that sets sustainability goals for Federal agencies and focuses on making improvements in their environmental, energy and economic performance. We get an update from OMB's Cynthia Vallina.

Tags: AFCEA IT Day , OMB , Cynthia Vallina

Friday - 05/06/2011, 09:31am EDT

USPS offered digital modernization ideas from overseas

The Government Accountability Office spoke with foreign countries about how they've modernized their mail systems and offered ideas to the U.S. Postal Service based on its findings. Phil Herr, director of physical infrastructure issues at GAO, talks about the report.

Tags: USPS , Gov 2.0 , Phil Herr , mail delivery , GAO , Julia Ziegler , Jolie Lee ,

Thursday - 05/05/2011, 12:28pm EDT

PBS explores new ways to utilize work space

Lance Davis, program manager of the Design Excellence Architecture program in the Public Buildings Service at the General Services Administration, tells Federal News Radio about new ways GSA is looking at office space.

Tags: Green government , workforce , office space , Lance Davis , PBS , GSA , AFCEA IT Day

Wednesday - 05/04/2011, 01:14pm EDT
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