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Carrie Hessler-Radelet, Director, Peace Corps

The Peace Corps is simplifying its application process in a bid for more recruits. It is also giving volunteers more freedom to choose where they want to serve and what they want to do. The number of volunteers has steadily dropped over the last few years. The agency hopes to regain its popularity among college graduates. Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet joined Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to discuss the changes.

Tags: Carrie Hessler-Radelet , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Emily Kopp

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 10:07am EDT

Andrews alters Peace Corps' approach to improving business processes

Dorine Andrews, the Peace Corps CIO, said her office is working more closely with the mission areas to use technology on the front end to do business process reengineering.
December 5, 2013

Tags: Technology , Dorine Andrews , Business process reengineering , mobile computing , customer relationship management , Ask the CIO , Jason Miller

Thursday - 12/05/2013, 11:11am EST

2012 Causey Awards Winner - Dorine Andrews

Dorine Andrews, chief information officer at the Peace Corps, was nominated for creating a process-oriented approach to human capital management.

Tags: Dorine Andrews , Causey Awards , human capital , CIO

Monday - 07/16/2012, 04:26am EDT

FEMA Corps assigns young people to disaster relief work

First there was the Peace Corps, and then AmeriCorps, which brought college grads into classrooms. Now there's FEMA Corps.

Tags: FEMA Corps , DHS , Janet Napolitano , AmeriCorps

Wednesday - 03/14/2012, 09:55am EDT

Why work for the Peace Corps?

Tags: management , Business Week , Rosie Mauk

Wednesday - 09/16/2009, 03:48pm EDT

Peace Corps investing in tomorrow

The President has requested a budget of $446.15 million for the Peace Corps. The proposed budget request reflects a plan for agency wide investment in quality growth, and will enable the Peace Corps to recruit, train, and support thousands of Americans willing to devote two years of their lives to public service in communities abroad.

Tags: mngt , Kevin Quigley , budget , FY 2011 budget

Monday - 02/08/2010, 09:40am EST

Getting rid of paper processes at the Peace Corps

Peace Corps CIO Dorine Andrews tells Federal News Radio what the agency is doing to update its IT infrastructure.
April 28, 2011

Tags: Technology , Dorine Andrews , mobile technology , SharePoint , cloud computing , Ask the CIO , Jason Miller

Thursday - 04/28/2011, 07:04pm EDT

Federal jobs among most desirable

While Google ranks as their ideal employer, many college students say they are interested in working for federal agencies.

Tags: federal agencies , Universum , Google , State Department , FBI , NASA , CIA , U.S. Department of Energy , NIH , Evan Haning

Monday - 03/21/2011, 08:28am EDT

The Peace Corps turns 50

In 2011, the Peace Corps is commemorating 50 years of promoting peace and friendship around the world. Joining us to talk about the agency's mission and legacy of service is assistant director, Carrie Hessler-Radelet.

Tags: Federal Drive , Carrie Hessler-Radelet , fiftieth anniversary

Tuesday - 03/01/2011, 10:31am EST