bnv.fnr.search/tags;tile=1;pos=top;sz=728x90;ord=
8:13 pm, December 22, 2014

Search Result

Search Tags:  Federal Report

Home Alone: What did you do during the shutdown?

Back in the day, when the draft was still around, kids used to ask, "What did you do during the war, Daddy?" Today, in major federal centers, they want to know what you were up to this time nine months ago?

Tags: Mike Causey , workforce , government shutdown

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 02:00am EDT

Buyouts: Here today, gone tomorrow!

Remember the buyouts of the 1990s? Maybe you were just starting out and it saved your job. Well that was then, and this is now. Forget everything you knew about buyouts and start all over again, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , workforce , pay and benefits , buyouts

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 02:00am EDT

Pending threats: Separating the sharks from the minnows

Thanks to summertime and the upcoming election, even the most anti-bureaucrat politicians have called a time out in their whack-a-fed agendas. But there are some real threats out there.

Tags: Mike Causey , workforce , pay and benefits

Friday - 07/11/2014, 03:30pm EDT

Why a do-nothing Congress is good news for feds

The mid-term elections are upon us, and some people are complaining about political fatigue and gridlock. But for federal and postal workers - and retirees - these may be the good old days, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Congress , House , Senate , Mike Causey , pay and benefits

Friday - 07/11/2014, 02:00am EDT

The government contractor 'scam?'

In many agencies, federal workers and contractors work side by side. Sometimes they have a great relationship, while in other offices they can't stand each other. Today's guest columnist gives his view of the "scam" in his operation.

Tags: acquisition , Mike Causey ,

Tuesday - 07/08/2014, 02:00am EDT

Federal retirees shouldering retirement burden

What Golden Years? Today's guest column is from a retired fed who says he doesn't understand why retirees have to pay taxes to fund local public schools.

Tags: Mike Causey ,

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 02:22am EDT

Last days of a working fed

On your last day of work, are you going to leave a surprise gift on somebody's desk? Today's guest columnist is soon pulling the plug after nearly 27 years with Uncle Sam. So what are his thoughts?

Tags: Mike Causey ,

Wednesday - 07/09/2014, 02:00am EDT

R.O.M.E.O. without Juliet

Is there life after government service? Short answer: Yes. A retired fed tells how his agency's bureaucratic ways turned him into a late-blooming "R.O.M.E.O.," gave him a life-long friend and introduced him to the man who shared a North Vietnamese prison cell with Sen. John McCain.

Tags: Mike Causey , retirement

Monday - 07/07/2014, 02:00am EDT

July 4 -- on a hammock or stuck at work?

Senior Correspondent Mike Causey hopes you're enjoying your day. But if today finds you at work, that's good too. Maybe not for you, but certainly for us.

Tags: Mike Causey ,

Friday - 07/04/2014, 02:00am EDT

Cold War fed remembers: Getting through Checkpoint Charlie

During the height of the Cold War, there was only one entry-way through the Berlin Wall. Everybody had to pass through Checkpoint Charlie. That's now ancient history for some people but very real to many feds and vets who were literally on the front line, like today's guest columnist.

Tags: Miike Causey , Cold War

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 02:00am EDT
  •  
  • 2
  •