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Everybody's got a price: What's yours?

They say that everybody's got a price, so what's yours? What would it take for Uncle Sam to convince you to retire? Because you may be facing that decision soon, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: pay and benefits , retirement , workforce , buyouts , Mike Causey , federal report

Monday - 02/27/2012, 02:00am EST

USAID using childcare subsidy as another way to retain employees

The U.S. Agency for International Development has joined more than 30 other agencies in offering a childcare subsidy for lower-income employees. The program has been shown to help retain employees for relatively little money but many agencies still do not offer it, said Steve Bauer, executive director of the Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund, which is managing the USAID program.

Tags: USAID , pay and benefits , workforce , Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund , Steve Bauer , Emily Kopp

Friday - 02/24/2012, 05:10am EST
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GAO: DHS makes progress on retaining senior leaders

David Maurer, the director of Homeland Security and Justice issues at the Government Accountability Office, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the results of a recent report on turnover in the Homeland Security Department's senior ranks.

Tags: workforce , DHS , GAO , In Depth , Francis Rose , David Maurer

Thursday - 02/16/2012, 07:55pm EST
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2013 budget ups IRS funding, allows for staff increases

Colleen Kelley, the president of the National Treasury Employees Union, which represents some 84,000 IRS employees, told In Depth with Francis Rose the 2013 budget request would allow IRS staff levels to increase by about 4,000 positions.

Tags: workforce , hiring , Treasury , IRS , Colleen Kelley , budget , 2013 budget , In Depth , Francis Rose

Wednesday - 02/15/2012, 09:00pm EST
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2013 budget: Staffing levels remain mostly flat

The size of the federal workforce has been an issue of political discussion for the past couple years. But amid everything else in the official 2013 budget request unveiled Monday, the overall size of the federal government, in terms of staffing levels, will remain relatively constant.

Tags: budget , 2013 budget , White House , workforce , staffing cuts , management , hiring , workforce cuts

Monday - 02/13/2012, 09:07pm EST

What happens to feds if the the government downsizes?

Tom Shoop, the editor-in-chief of Government Executive, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the size of the federal workforce and where, geographically, the workforce is situated.

Tags: workforce , hiring , In Depth , Francis Rose , Tom Shoop , Government Executive

Tuesday - 02/14/2012, 05:06pm EST
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Retirement applications tick up 24 percent in 2011

Experts have long predicted a federal retirement tsunami, and the steady uptick in retirement applications across 2011 appears to bear that out. Overall, 104,810 retirement applications were filed by federal employees in calendar-year 2011, according to numbers provided by OPM a 24 percent increase over 2010 levels.

Tags: retirement , pay and benefits , workforce , OPM , buyouts , early retirement

Friday - 02/10/2012, 09:35pm EST

VA, Education reap benefits of hiring reforms

Improvements to training and employee retention are increasing department workforces and saving money, agency chief human capital officers for the Education and Veterans Affairs departments said at an event Tuesday.

Tags: John Sepulveda , Robert Buggs , education , Veterans Affairs , hiring , management , training , hiring reform , Sean McCalley

Tuesday - 02/07/2012, 05:44pm EST
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Attrition could be at highest levels in three years

Tim McManus, the vice president of education and outreach at the Partnership for Public Service, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss what federal managers can do to fill in the blanks in their workforces as retirements and buyouts increase.

Tags: workforce , retirement , management , Tim McManus , Partnership for Public Service , In Depth , Francis Rose

Friday - 01/20/2012, 05:29pm EST
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Is your job on the chopping block?

More than 320,000 government jobs disappeared over the last two years and while that's a lot, it is relatively good news for people who work for IRS, Defense, the VA and other federal operations, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , federal report , pay and benefits , retirement , workforce , Challenger, Gray and Christmas

Monday - 01/09/2012, 02:00am EST
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