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Education offers employees the chance to walk in their managers' shoes

The Education Department offers a series of programs to improve employee engagement and leadership training. Quay Crowner, Education's acting deputy chief administration officer and HR director, said there is an increased emphasis across the agency to better take care of the employees.

Tags: workforce , Education Department , Quay Crowner , Employee Viewpoint Survey , employee engagement , Human Capital Management Government Training Event , worldwide business research , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 12/03/2014, 04:05am EST
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OMB to seed digital services teams across government

The U.S. Digital Service team is working with VA and other agencies to hire and train employees to apply the agile development approach to projects. Mikey Dickerson, USDS director, said the goal is two-fold: to create lasting agile development capacity in agencies and to ensure agencies think about citizens' needs first and foremost.

Tags: technology , workforce , OMB , Lisa Schlosser , Mikey Dickerson , digital services , agile development , hiring , Veterans Affairs Department , CIO Council , GSA , 18F , Jason Miller , exclusive

Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 06:06pm EST
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Iraqi training gets early start

The U.S. military is accelerating its efforts to train and advise Iraqi forces fighting Islamic State militants.

Tags: Iraq , Chuck Hagel , ISIL , Pentagon and Beyond , JJ Green

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 05:54pm EST

Deon Viergutz, President, Fort Meade Alliance

It's no surprise that guarding against cyber threats is a priority for agencies. Data breaches at Homeland Security and a computer threat at the White House are just a few of many recent cyber attacks to hit the federal government. Agency officials say security policies are important but so is employee training. The Fort Meade Alliance surveyed government IT professionals and found more than 60 percent agreed cyber training should be a top priority. Deon Viergutz, president of the Fort Meade Alliance, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to discuss the survey.

Tags: Deon Viergutz , DHS , cybersecurity , Fort Meade Alliance , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , management , data breaches , workforce

Friday - 11/07/2014, 07:50am EST
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Dan Tangherlini, Administrator, General Services Administration

The General Services Administration has set aside 1.5 percent of its personnel budget for training and reinvestment in skills for the next fiscal year. GSA Administrator Dan Tangherlini says the focus will be on customer relations and evolving with technology. Federal News Radio's Executive Editor Jason Miller caught up with Tangherlini at the National Contract Management Association's annual government symposium. Tangherlini described his relationship with the Office of Management and Budget's Deputy Director for Management Beth Cobert and some of the things they're working on together on the Federal Drive.

Tags: GSA , personnel , budget , Jason Miller , Dan Tangherlini , OMB , Beth Cobert , Federal Drive , Tom Temin

Wednesday - 11/05/2014, 09:27am EST
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GSA puts more category management pieces in place

Kevin Youel Page is named the new deputy commissioner of FAS, replacing Bill Sisk, who shifted to an assistant commissioner position. GSA also publicly unveils the first three hallways under category management.

Tags: acquisition , industry , GSA , Dan Tangherlini , Jeff Koses , NCMA , Kevin Youel Page , Bill Sisk , Common Acquisition Platform , workforce , Jason Miller , Federal Drive

Monday - 11/03/2014, 02:17pm EST
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Kelvin Wood, Director, Treasury Acquisition Institute

The Treasury Acquisition Institute has experienced a nearly 20 percent increase in the number of federal employees it trains each year. The appetite for training is going to keep growing, forcing TAI to rethink how it delivers workforce education. As part of our special report, The Missing Pieces of Procurement Reform, today we'll focus on taking stock for the future. Institute Director Kelvin Wood tells Executive Editor Jason Miller how TAI is changing with the times.

Tags: Tom Temin , Jason Miller , Federal Drive , kelvin wood , Treasury Acquisition Institute , workforce , Missing Pieces of Procurement Reform , In Depth

Thursday - 10/16/2014, 09:40am EDT
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Presidential Management Fellows program succeeding, but room for improvement

The Partnership for Public Service released a report Thursday revealing the findings of two surveys of 2011 participants in the Presidential Management Fellows program. While the program is succeeding in bringing more outstanding individuals into federal service, there are areas that need improvement.

Tags: Presidential Management Fellows Program , Partnership for Public Service , OPM , leadership , workforce , management , Pathways Program , Michael OConnell

Thursday - 10/16/2014, 06:00pm EDT

Treasury Acquisition Institute adjusts delivery model to reach more students

Kelvin Wood, the director of TAI, said the organization is investing more in virtual training as travel budgets continue to decrease. Wood said the institute also is focusing on more tailored courses to meet specific needs of its students.

Tags: acquisition , workforce , Treasury , kelvin wood , Missing Pieces of Procurement Reform , e-learning , shared services , Jason Miller

Thursday - 10/16/2014, 03:55am EDT
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