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Communication key for managers during tough times

Susan Grundmann, chairwoman of the Merit Systems Protection Board, offers advice for agencies dealing with employee morale issues and workplace demands.

Tags: Federal Drive , FMA Convention , management , Susan Grundmann , MSPB , budget , best practices , John Buckner

Thursday - 03/17/2011, 09:08am EDT
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GAO: State could get more bang out of training buck

Jess Ford, the director of International Affairs and Trade Issues at the GAO, explains how State can better invest in training.

Tags: Jess Ford , GAO , State , budget , management , Foreign Service , Dorobek Insider

Thursday - 03/10/2011, 04:14pm EST
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VA pushes hiring reforms through program managers

The agency is using service level agreements to help ensure hiring managers are involved in all parts of the process. VA cut the amount of time it takes to hire a new employee by 20 days. VA hopes to get the average time down below the governmentwide goal of 80 days in 2011.

Tags: management , pay and benefits , John Sepulveda , Eric Shinseki , VA , CHCO Council , OPM , hiring reforms , HR academy , Jason Miller

Monday - 12/27/2010, 04:30am EST
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Police officer saves Madrid man from certain train death

In a scene reminiscent of an edge-of-your-seat action thriller, an off-duty police officer jumped onto the tracks in a Madrid subway to rescue a man who had fallen in front of a train.

Tags: accident , police officer , Madrid , Metro , subway , YouTube

Tuesday - 12/07/2010, 11:02am EST

Sen. Voinovich to agencies: Stand up for yourselves

The Republican said lawmakers too often don't understand management, and that impacts agencies' resources, especially around training. Voinovich said feds should be more vocal in explaining their need for support in reforming agency management. Voinovich is retiring after 12 years in the Senate, including the last six as ranking member of the subcommittee that oversees federal workforce issues.

Tags: management , George Voinovich , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 11/23/2010, 07:15am EST
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Zakheim: better acquisition workforce requires more money

To save money in contracting, DoD will have to spend money to build the acquisition workforce, former DoD Comptroller Dov Zakheim said.

Tags: Pentagon Solutions , In Depth , Francis Rose , DoD , Dov Zakheim , budget , contracting , Robert Gates

Tuesday - 11/16/2010, 07:10pm EST
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New Federal HR emerging leaders forum created

The Partnership for Public Service has created a new federal HR emerging leaders forum, bringing together HR leaders from across the government. John Palguta, vice president for policy at the Partnership, shares details about the forum.

Tags: Federal Drive , management , recruiting , human resources , federal HR , hiring , Partnership for Public Service , John Palguta

Tuesday - 11/16/2010, 10:56am EST
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Wounded vets trained in cybersecurity

The Wounded Warrior Project is a new collaboration among Raytheon, Cisco - it offers wounded veterans a chance to learn computer and cybersecurity skills. Bob Connors, project director, talks with Federal News Radio about the details.

Tags: cybersecurity , Wounded Warrior Project , Raytheon , cisco , veterans , Jamie Blanco

Tuesday - 11/16/2010, 09:30am EST
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Five Gov 2.0 tips for training future leaders

Blogger Yasmin Fodil offers five tips to train future leaders in technology and Gov 2.0.

Tags: Yasmin Fodil , We the Goverati , Gov 2.0 , technology , management , Harvard Kennedy School , Must Reads , Dorobek Insider

Monday - 11/15/2010, 03:09pm EST
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