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Is there life after government?

We've been to the surface of the moon, and the bottom of the ocean but as yet, no one has answered the eternal question: Is there life after retirement? Today we have some clues, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , workforce , retirement , early-outs

Thursday - 08/23/2012, 02:00am EDT

Have federal leaders forgotten why they joined the ranks?

What makes a great federal leader? One of our readers says the formula is simple - behave in a manner that would make her daughter (or your kids) want to be like you!

Tags: Mike Causey , workforce , pay and benefits , leadership , management

Wednesday - 08/22/2012, 02:00am EDT

George Clooney and us

You're a GS-13 male. You work for the Defense Department or the IRS in D.C., or Atlanta or Philadelphia. So what do you have in common with actor George Clooney that would make him jealous of you? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey thinks he's found the answer, and its more than just your TSP plan.

Tags: Mike Causey , pay and benefits , workforce , George Clooney

Monday - 07/30/2012, 02:00am EDT

Overpaid feds bite back

If one expert told you your house was overpriced by 58 percent and another said it was undervalued by 28 percent, you might want to get a third opinion. Maybe a fourth too. And that's the gap between experts trying to figure out the federal vs. industry pay gap, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

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

Friday - 07/27/2012, 02:00am EDT

Studies 'prove' feds are either overpaid or underpaid

What would happen if you put six people in a dark room with an elephant, a rhino and a giant squid and gave them 30 seconds to describe what they discovered? Odds are, the survivors would give widely varying accounts, which may explain those studies showing you are both overpaid and underpaid, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , pay and benefits , pay , pay debate , GAO , workforce

Thursday - 07/26/2012, 02:00am EDT

It's a bird, it's a plane ... Nope, it's a bird

The long-predicted retirement tsunami may or may not be out there. But if you are even thinking about retiring, you should assume the worst and protect yourself with a financial life-jacket That, or prepare for a long time underwater, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , pay and benefits , workforce , retirement , retention , retirement tsunami

Wednesday - 07/25/2012, 02:00am EDT

Less take-home for feds, retirees

Thanks to the 800-pound gorilla in the room, both federal workers and retirees may suffer a cut in take-home pay next year, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , pay and benefits , FEHBP , Congress , pay

Tuesday - 07/24/2012, 02:00am EDT

Political appointees nervous about November

Want to know who's going to win the November election? Forget about the Beltway-bound pundits, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. Check with career civil servants who have been watching their political masters for signs of fear or euphoria...

Tags: Mike Causey , pay and benefits , workforce , management , presidential election

Monday - 07/23/2012, 02:00am EDT

When the S (sequestration) hits the fan?

Is your work world about to change dramatically, or end? If Congress doesn't act quickly the S could literally hit the fan, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , pay and benefits , Congress , budget , workforce

Friday - 07/20/2012, 02:00am EDT

Where there's smoke, there's more smoke

In most federal offices, the practice of on-the-job-smoking has gone with the wind, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. But for some feds, isolated pockets for smokers outside the building need to be pushed even further downwind.

Tags: Mike Causey , pay and benefits , smoking , federal buildings

Thursday - 07/19/2012, 02:00am EDT
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