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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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Agencies fight uphill battle to retain critical knowledge and skills

Even though a massive federal retirement tsunami has been a no-show, even a moderate uptick in retirements could pose challenges for agencies -- especially as they face decreasing budgets and declining staffs. In part three of our special report, "Retirement Conundrum," Federal News Radio examines how agencies plan to retain institutional knowledge and fill critical skills gaps as longtime employees head for the exits.

Tags: Retirement Conundrum , retirement , GAO , Robert Goldenkoff , John Palguta , Jeff Neal , HUD , Sheila Wright , training , Cathy Biggs-Silver , VA , virtual learning , Jack Moore , Peter Leeds , MSPB

Friday - 05/31/2013, 02:41am EDT

Agencies craving STEMM talent should bolster skills of persuasion

Recruiting STEMM talent isn't difficult, provided agencies are willing to try the methods that have already proved successful, a new Partnership for Public Service and Booz Allen Hamilton report says.

Tags: STEMM , Booz Allen Hamilton , hiring , workforce

Thursday - 05/16/2013, 06:39am EDT

EPA, HUD search for ways to keep mid-career feds

Mid-career employees are a scarcity in government. While agencies are awash with employees at the early career stage and those with 20-plus years of federal service, there aren't enough in the middle stages, and that has federal managers worried. Agencies like EPA and HUD are taking matters into their own hands. Both are launching new efforts aimed at keeping mid-career feds from leaving government for the private sector.

Tags: HUD , Shaun Donovan , DHS , Janet Napolitano , EPA , Bob Perciasepe , GSA , Dan Tangherlini , Public Service Recognition Week , employee morale , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 05/07/2013, 05:44am EDT
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2013 Service to America Medal finalists announced

The Partnership for Public Service named 31 individuals and teams as finalists for the 2013 Service to America Medals. The annual awards recognize outstanding work in public service.

Tags: Sammies 2013 , workforce , management , Public Service Recognition Week , awards , people , Michael OConnell

Monday - 05/06/2013, 10:41am EDT
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Federal agencies 'slipping' on innovation

Governmentwide scores tracking how agencies foster and reward employee innovation dropped in 2012 for the second year in a row, according to a new report from the Partnership for Public Service and Deloitte. NASA took the honors for the most innovative large agency, while the Surface Transportation Board was the most innovative small agency.

Tags: best practices , management , workforce , innovation , Deloitte , Jack Moore

Monday - 04/29/2013, 08:00pm EDT
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Feds' view of senior leaders takes a nosedive

Employee satisfaction with agency leadership dipped for the first time in 10 years in 2012, after years of slight but consistent gains. Leadership scores fell to 52.8 points on a 100-point scale, a drop of 2.1 points from 2011 levels, according to a new report from the Partnership for Public Service and Deloitte. It's the first time in the last decade that overall scores dropped year-over-year.

Tags: workforce , management , OPM , Employee Viewpoint Survey , best practices , Jack Moore

Wednesday - 04/03/2013, 06:00pm EDT

How does leadership at your agency compare to others?

View a chart of agency-by-agency leadership rankings. The scores are out of 100 and are based on results from the Office of Personnel Management's 2012 Employee Viewpoint Survey.

Tags: leadership , management , workforce , Deloitte

Wednesday - 04/03/2013, 06:00pm EDT
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