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Full Speed Hiring (but not so fast)!

Speeding up the federal hiring process is something that must be done, and it's easy! Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says all you need to do is hire people much, much faster, then punish bureaucrats if the hires turn out to be bad, or dangerous.

Tags: P&B , federal hiring , Mike Causey

Thursday - 10/22/2009, 04:00am EDT

IRS keeps pipeline of qualified employees flowing with interns

Tax agency officials are not overly worried about potential retirement of large number of workers. IRS sees internship programs as one way to attract entry level workers. Students receive high impact assignments from senior agency officials to ensure they gain the experience and understanding of what the agency does.

Tags: P&B , fallacies , Linda Wallace , Susan Greer , IRS , Washington Center for Internships and Academic Sem , Partnership for Public Service , internships , Employee retirement projections

Wednesday - 10/21/2009, 07:33am EDT

The Retirement Wave

In today's look at the "5 Fallacies of Government?", FederalNewsRadio turns the focus on the "retirement wave" of the future.

Tags: fallacies , retirement wave , OPM , OMB , Peter Orszag , Linda Springer , Diana Furchtgott-Roth , P&B

Wednesday - 10/21/2009, 04:00am EDT

Yours, mine and hours: feds weigh in on clock watching

These feds have keyboards and they're not afraid to use them!

Tags: fallacies , GovLoop

Tuesday - 10/20/2009, 12:17pm EDT

Survey says: Majority of feds work more than 8 hours a day

FederalNewsRadio finds 77 percent of respondents say they work more than eight hours in a day. Two-thirds of the federal employees who responded also say they work more than 80 hours in two weeks. Feds say the perception they don't work hard is unfair and rarely accurate.

Tags: P&B , 5 Fallacies of Government? , fallacies , overtime , Comp time

Tuesday - 10/20/2009, 07:30am EDT

Feds Say Smart Grid is 'Once-In-A-Lifetime' Opportunity

The Smart Grid promises to transform the way we use and manage electricity.

Tags: Smart Grid, Smart Future , Amy Morris

Friday - 09/25/2009, 03:14pm EDT

When Is the Smart Grid Going to Happen?

You should be able to save power, save money, generate and store power for your own home, even sell power back to the utility... but when?

Tags: Smart Grid, Smart Future , Amy Morris

Friday - 09/25/2009, 07:42am EDT

Is the Smart Grid Really Going to Happen?

Scientists working on the Smart Grid say the promises are not only attainable, they're already underway.

Tags: Smart Grid, Smart Future , Amy Morris

Thursday - 09/24/2009, 01:22pm EDT

Federal Government works with private sector to make the Smart Grid a reality

80 percent of the electric grid is owned and operated by the private sector, but it's up to the federal government to get everyone updated, secure, and on the same page to make the Smart Grid a reality.

Tags: Smart Grid, Smart Future , Amy Morris

Thursday - 09/24/2009, 06:00am EDT
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