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Meet the 2013 Service to America Medal Finalists

Each year, the Partnership for Public Service recognizes the outstanding achievements of dedicated federal workers with the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals.

Tags: Sammies 2013 , people , workforce

Friday - 05/10/2013, 09:03am EDT

2013 Sammies Award Winners

Meet the nine federal employees who were honored Thursday night at the twelfth annual Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals gala.

Tags: Sammies Awards , people , Sammies 2013 , Shefali Kapadia

Friday - 10/04/2013, 07:15am EDT
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Rabens fosters next generation of government leaders

Andrew Rabens, 30, helps young people from the Middle East and North Africa to be come the next generation of leaders in the their communities.

Tags: Andrew Rabens , Sammies , Sammies 2013 , people , State , Michael OConnell

Monday - 09/23/2013, 02:42pm EDT
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Size of the federal workforce dips as number of new hires tumbles

Federal hiring declined last year, with new government hires dropping to fewer than 90,000 in fiscal 2012. The dip in hiring caused the size of the federal workforce to retract slightly to about 2.1 million federal workers about on par with 2009 levels, according to new government data compiled by the Partnership for Public Service.

Tags: workforce , hiring , retention , veteran hiring , diversity , Jack Moore

Wednesday - 09/11/2013, 05:47pm EDT

DHS, DoD strive for new strategy: be smarter with less

Federal officials say the budget environment with or without sequestration is leading agencies to come to grips with the idea that no matter how much they cut, no matter how much they work to become more efficient, they still will not have enough people or money to get everything done. The goal is to install discipline and data into the decision making process.

Tags: management , Rafael Borras , DHS , Beth McGrath , DoD , Thad Allen , Coast Guard , Booz Allen Hamilton , Gene Dodaro , GAO , budget , Jason Miller

Friday - 08/09/2013, 05:52am EDT

9 ways to make government more efficient and effective

A new report by the Partnership of Public Service and Booz Allen Hamilton calls for a multiagency enterprise approach to the way the federal government handles major public policy goals.

Tags: enterprise , Booz Allen Hamilton , Max Stier , Lloyd Howell , management , human resources , workforce , good government , Michael OConnell

Thursday - 08/08/2013, 09:00am EDT

VA, OPM implement promising practices for next generation of SESers

A new report by the Partnership for Public Service and McKinsey and Company found inconsistencies among agencies in how they recruit and develop their Senior Executive Service members. That lack of standardized leadership development is causing some to question whether senior executives will be prepared to replace long-time managers who are retiring at a fast rate.

Tags: management , workforce , SES , OPM , Steve Shih , Nani Coloretti , Treasury , Christine Kluh , Veteran Affairs , McKinsey and Company , Nora Gardner , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 07/24/2013, 05:45am EDT
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Web guru Dorris brings new life to government websites

Martha Dorris played a key role in a slew of Web platforms that are helping citizens to better connect with government services. For that work, she has been named a finalist for the 2013 Service to America Medals.

Tags: Martha Dorris , GSA , Sammies 2013 , Service to America Medals , Michael OConnell , people

Wednesday - 06/19/2013, 11:41am EDT
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Kevin Geiss leads Air Force toward energy efficiency

The Partnership for Public Service nominated Kevin Geiss, the Air Force's deputy assistant secretary for energy, for a 2013 Service to America Medal. Geiss' planning helped the service find $1 billion in savings through more efficient fuel usage.

Tags: Kevin Geiss , Air Force , DoD , Service to America Medals , Sammies 2013 , people

Wednesday - 06/05/2013, 05:56am EDT
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Forecasting the retirement wave: What's behind the flubbed predictions?

A federal retirement tsunami has been predicted for years but never quite materialized. In our special report, "Retirement Conundrum," Federal News Radio reexamines the trends and developments that led to the botched predictions and what it means today with a recent uptick in retirements reviving old worries.

Tags: retirement , OPM , Retirement Conundrum , workforce , pay and benefits , John Palguta , jeff neal , Peter Leeds , MSPB , Dave Snell , NARFE , Jack Moore , exclusive

Wednesday - 05/29/2013, 05:00am EDT
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