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Half-century man asks: Is knowledge really power?

Guest columnist Nick St. Amant shares a lessoned he's cleaned from 50 years in the civil service, namely good communication is vastly greater than no communication.

Tags: Mike Causey , Mike Causeys Federal Report , management

Tuesday - 04/28/2015, 03:00am EDT

Rehired annuitants help bridge agency skills gaps, but are they enough?

Agencies' succession and next-generation training plans are unfocused, thanks to hiring freezes and budget cuts. Mission-critical projects pop up, but departments lack the workforce expertise to see them through when long-time federal employees retire. In part 2 of our special report, The Reverse Retirement Wave, we examine how some agencies are turning to reemployed annuitants for help navigating the rough waters.

Tags: management , succession planning , Training , SSA , State Department , OPM , Tom Bianco , Georgia Hubert , Reemployed annuitants , Nicole Ogrysko , John Palguta

Tuesday - 04/28/2015, 02:04am EDT
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Feds choose to stay longer, creating new retirement bubble

The retirement tsunami has long been the "boogeyman" of federal HR managers -- that baby boomers would be leaving the civil service in droves as they became eligible for retirement. An exclusive Federal News Radio survey reveals that something else may be going on. In part 1 of our special report, The Reverse Retirement Wave, we explore why federal employees are opting to stay on the job longer even though they are eligible to retire.

Tags: retirement , In Depth , Jeff Neal , Ron Sanders , John Salamone , special report , phased retirement , management , Michael OConnell , survey

Tuesday - 04/28/2015, 02:00am EDT

Jason Olsen, President, Federal Employees with Disabilities

The federal government aims to be a model employer, welcoming diversity and fostering an inclusive environment. To that end, it's hiring people with disabilities at the fastest clip in decades. Eighteen percent of new hires in 2013 reported they had some sort of disability. But problems remain. Today, Federal Employees with Disabilities, a grassroots organization, has paired with a group representing Gay-Lesbian-Bisexual and Transgendered feds. They're holding a training program with some big speakers lined up. Jason Olson is the group's president. He joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin with a glimpse behind the conference curtain.

Tags: Jason Olsen , FEDS , Tom Temin , Federal Drive , LGBT , hiring ,

Monday - 04/27/2015, 09:27am EDT
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Presidential Rank awardees 'demonstrate the value of public service'

The annual event returns after being halted by budget challenges in 2013. The awards recognize 24 Senior Executive Service members with the Distinguished Rank honor and 89 with the Meritorious Rank honor for their contributions in 2014.

Tags: management , Senior Executive Service , Senior Executives Association , NASA , Charles Bolden , Carol Bonosaro , Presidential Rank Awards , Jason Miller

Friday - 04/24/2015, 11:21am EDT

We need to address 'deep, systemic problems' to improve federal workforce morale

Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) wants to improve working conditions for federal workers by dealing with poorly performing employees more quickly. He said most federal workers are committed, hard-working people, but long-standing challenges are hampering employee success need to be addressed.

Tags: Mark Meadows , Congress , House , firing , worst places to work , EPA , OPM , DHS , National Archives , Jason Chaffetz , elijah cummings , commentary

Monday - 04/27/2015, 03:46am EDT

The naked boss/dressing for the office party

We asked for you to send us your scary boss stories and you delivered -- and how! Keep 'em coming, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.

Tags: Mike Causey , Mike Causeys Federal Report , management ,

Monday - 04/27/2015, 03:00am EDT

An expert's view of terrorism in the Middle East

Dr. Sebastian Gorka, the Major General Matthew C. Horner Distinguished Chair of Military Theory at Marine Corps University will talk about terrorism in Yemen, Iraq, Syria and other countries in the Middle East, with host Derrick Dortch.
April 24, 2015

Tags: terrorism , The Islamic State , Sebastian Gorka , Marine Corps University , Middle East , Yemen , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 04/24/2015, 06:47pm EDT
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The FBI counterintelligence AD covers current threats

Randall Coleman, assistant director of the FBI Counterintelligence Department and Charles Kable, section chief of the Counterespionage Section, join host Debra Roth to discuss counterintelligence and insider threats and what the FBI is doing to stop them.
April 24, 2015

Tags: Randall Coleman , FBI , FBI Counterintelligence Office , Charles H. Kable IV , insider threats , counterintelligence , Debra Roth , Shaw Bransford and Roth , Long Term Care Partners , Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program , Fed Talk

Friday - 04/24/2015, 05:06pm EDT
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You didn't get the job ... Now what?

What happens when you don't get your dream job. Jeff Neal, a former chief human capital officer, shares his own story in a new commentary.

Tags: Jeff Neal , ChiefHRO.com , ICF International , commentary , management , hiring

Friday - 04/24/2015, 03:43pm EDT
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