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2014 Service to America Medal finalists announced

The Partnership for Public Service announced 33 finalists for this year's Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals. The list includes federal employees both new and experienced, who are making "high-impact" contributions on a domestic and global scale.

Tags: Sammies Awards , Partnership for Public Service , NSF , SEC , Justice , workforce , people , Max Stier

Tuesday - 05/06/2014, 05:10am EDT

'Broken' pay system driving SES out of government

More than half of senior executives surveyed by the Senior Executives Association are reporting "low" or "very low" morale with their jobs. The problem lies with a pay-for-performance system where some supervisors make less money than the people they lead. Increasing numbers of senior executive service members are ready to leave the federal government altogether.

Tags: SES , SEA , Commerce , USDA , DoD , Best Places to Work , Partnership for Public Service , workforce , pay , Veterans Affairs , Interior Department , general schedule ,

Friday - 05/02/2014, 12:49pm EDT

Thunderclap helps launch Public Service Recognition Week

Those signing up to participate in the Thunderclap effort all send out tweets and Facebook messages at the same time recognizing the work of federal employees.

Tags: Partnership for Public Service , Thunderclap , social media , workforce ,

Friday - 05/02/2014, 01:07pm EDT

House passes bill banning SES bonuses at the VA

The House passed the GI Tuition Fairness Act of 2013 on Wednesday that includes an amendment to stop all bonuses for senior executives at the VA for five years. The chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee says it will instill some much-needed accountability to the department.

Tags: House , Eric Shinseki , Veterans Affairs , bonuses , SEA , SES , Jeff Miller , House Veterans Affairs Committee , GI Tuition Fairness Act ,

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 11:47am EDT

Grim future awaits DHS' acquisition portfolio

A GAO report says cost overruns, schedule delays and poor results are plaguing major acquisition projects at the Homeland Security Department. GAO said those problems are probably going to get worse before they get better.

Tags: DHS , GAO , Risk MAP , acquisition , Jeh Johnson ,

Wednesday - 04/30/2014, 02:52pm EDT

Understanding psychology of insider threats could stop the next one

Everyday behavior of your coworkers could be a sign of a looming insider attack. A new report explains what to watch out for and how agencies can try and predict the next threat.

Tags: insider threat , Deloitte , Michael Gelles , Energy Department , workforce , Federal Drive

Monday - 04/28/2014, 05:40pm EDT
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How sequestration and hiring freezes are shaping the future of SSA

In this week's edition of Agency of the Month, Dr. Reginald Wells, Deputy Commissioner at the Social Security Administration, discusses the human resources pressures caused by tightening budgets.

Tags: Reginald Wells , SSA , budget , sequestration , CHCO , human resources , Agency of the Month

Thursday - 11/21/2013, 11:24am EST
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SSA adjusting to 2014 budget pressures

On this week's Agency of the Month show, Peter Spencer discusses how budget uncertainty is negatively impacting the agency.

Tags: Peter Spencer , SSA , Agency of the Month , budget , management

Friday - 11/01/2013, 11:40am EDT
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SSA shares lessons learned in tight budget climate

In part two of our Agency of the Month interview with Peter Spencer, deputy commissioner for Budget, Finance, Quality and Management at the Social Security Administration, Spencer says lessons learned in 2013 will help the agency moving forward in 2014 and beyond.

Tags: budget , sequestration , Peter Spencer , Agency of the Month , SSA

Thursday - 11/07/2013, 11:14am EST
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Navy moves forward with next-gen AEGIS system

CAPT James Kilby, deputy for Ballistic Missile Defense, AEGIS, and Destroyers in the Navy's Surface Warfare Directorate, joins host Sean McCalley on this week's Agency of the Month program to discuss the agency's next-gen AEGIS system.

Tags: James Kilby , Navy , AEGIS , Surface Warfare Directorate , Agency of the Month ,

Wednesday - 09/25/2013, 05:24pm EDT
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