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CBP, Labor team up for disabilities hiring initiative

Customs and Board Protection recently signed an agreement to adopt a program developed by the Labor Department that facilities the hiring of individuals with disabilities.

Tags: CBP , Franklin Jones , Labor Department , disabilities , Federal Drive , Michael OConnell , workforce , management

Thursday - 01/12/2012, 11:15am EST
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Labor-management councils hang in the balance in 2012?

Bill Dougan, the president of the National Federation of Federal Employees, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the importance of federal labor-management forums and why they could hang in the balance.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Bill Dougan , Labor-Management Council Forums , National Federation of Federal Employees , management , budget ,

Thursday - 01/05/2012, 08:57pm EST
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Stretch goals require new way of doing business

Bob Behn, a lecturer at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government, chairs the executive education program. He joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss going for the big goals. He cited efforts by the VA and HUD to end veterans' homelessness as an example.

Tags: Bob Behn , Harvard Kennedy School of Government , VA , HUD , stretch targets , In Depth , Francis Rose , Shaun Donovan , Eric Shinseki , management ,

Wednesday - 01/04/2012, 06:23pm EST
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HUD, VA collaboration succeeds in finding vets homes

President Barack Obama has promised to end homelessness among veterans within three years. He's made it a high-priority goal, challenging agencies to meet it without additional resources or laws. Officials say they're on track thanks to a unique collaboration between two agencies and dozens of local partners is focusing on the toughest cases.

Tags: HUD , VA , Mark Johnston , Clayton McGee , HUD-VASH , Vince Kane , homelessness , performance management agenda , veterans , Emily Kopp , high priority goals

Thursday - 12/29/2011, 04:42pm EST
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Managers still find barriers to interagency collaboration

Managers who responded to a recent survey worry that too many barriers, such as politics and ineffective communication, threaten the ability of interagency collaboration to help their agencies achieve mission success. But there are signs that agencies are trying to overcome the challenges in the face of increased budget pressure.

Tags: interagency collaboration , smart power , management , Cheryl Steele , Booz Allen Hamilton , Government Business Council , Ruben Gomez , Michael OConnell

Tuesday - 12/20/2011, 07:21pm EST
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New tool vending room improves Navy's processes

Cmdr. Dianna Wolfson is the project superintendent at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard for the USS Newport News Engineered Overhaul, describes tool sharing program that saves time and money.

Tags: Navy , Dianne Wolfson , Federal Drive , DoD , technology

Friday - 12/16/2011, 01:23pm EST
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New online toolkit aims to help agencies combat fraud

Helena Sims, the director of Intergovernmental Relations at the Association of Government Accountants, told In Depth with Francis Rose that agencies can face a variety of fraud and it's often difficult to detect all the "red flags." A new online toolkit created by the AGA aims to help agencies tackle fraud.

Tags: management , fraud , AGA , Helena Sims , In Depth , Francis Rose

Wednesday - 12/07/2011, 08:33pm EST
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Building a better contract brand means telling a better story

Eileen Cassidy Rivera, a senior health marketing strategist for Keegan Silver, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss her tips for building a better contracting brand.

Tags: In Depth , industry , Eileen Cassidy Rivera , Vangent , Keegan Silver , branding , Francis Rose

Wednesday - 12/07/2011, 06:52pm EST
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OPM highlights hiring reform best practices

Agencies are measuring their progress towards hiring reforms and implementing technology to track applications and identify bottlenecks. Those are some of the best practices shared in a memo from the Office of Personnel Management. Overall, it said, agencies are progressing toward the governmentwide goal of filling vacancies in 80 days or less.

Tags: hiring reform , OPM , Angela Bailey , Emily Kopp , CHCO Council , Energy , DHS , DoD , TSA , SSA

Tuesday - 12/06/2011, 05:34pm EST

GSA offers tips for trimming fat from agency budgets

Steve Kempf, Commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service, joined with Francis Rose to discuss ways agencies could meet their goals to cut inefficient spending.

Tags: GSA , FAS , Steve Kempf , budget , management , In Depth , Francis Rose , Jack Moore

Thursday - 12/01/2011, 08:50pm EST
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