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GPO to offer buyouts in first quarter of FY 2015

The Government Printing Office its employees Tuesday that it planned to request authority from Congress and the Office of Personnel Management to offer buyouts and early outs to 1,850 of its employees. The agency aims to reduce its workforce by 100 positions or 5 percent.

Tags: GPO , buyouts , Davita Vance-Cook , Michael OConnell

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 01:06pm EDT

One woman's success inside the Intelligence Community

Jill Singer, partner at Deep Water Point and former CIO of the National Reconnaissance Office, sits down with Women of Washington radio show hosts Aileen Black and Gigi Schumm, for a discussion about cloud computing and insider threats.

Tags: Jill Singer , Deep Water Point , NRO , Intelligence community , cloud computing , insider threats , mentoring , STEM , management , CIO , Gigi Schumm , Aileen Black , Women of Washington

Wednesday - 06/25/2014, 09:15am EDT

Feds and the Cold War

For a lot of people, the Cold War seems almost like a surreal event. But for decades, it was a very real, at times very hot, war. And there are probably some people in your office who are bona fide cold warriors, like today's guest columnist.

Tags: DoD , Cold War , Mike Causey , federal report

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 02:00am EDT

Obama to expand safeguards for transgender workers

The White House is preparing an executive order offering transgender federal workers formal protection from discrimination at work, President Barack Obama announced Monday.

Tags: Barack Obama , White House , LGBT

Monday - 06/30/2014, 11:52pm EDT

Take my job, please!

When you go from intern to top manager and then, later, to retiree, you learn a lot. Today we hear from a NARFE local president who says the phased retirement program, when it starts, could be a great thing for young workers and old-timers, too.

Tags: Mike Causey , federal report , retirement , phased retirement

Monday - 06/30/2014, 02:00am EDT

The state of terrorism at home and abroad

Terrorism experts Christopher Harmon and Michael Kraft will discuss what the federal government is doing to fight terrorism around the world, and Linda Rix, co-CEO of FastYeti Incorporated will talk about her new website vetsHQ.com.
June 27, 2014

Tags: terrorism , counterterrorism , Christopher Harmon , Marine Corps University , Michael Kraft , Linda Rix , FastYeti Incorporated , VetsHQ.com , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 06/27/2014, 07:48pm EDT
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Sen. Tester wants to clean up one messy part of the federal hiring process

The Competitive Service Act of 2014 would let agencies share information about potential job candidates when they are trying to fill similar needs.

Tags: Congress , John Tester , OPM , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Reform Committee , hiring process , Jason Miller

Friday - 06/27/2014, 03:20pm EDT

SESers leaving due more to age, time than other factors

A new report from the Senior Executive Association and the George Washington University's Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration found a majority of the reasons for a 10 percent decline in the SES workforce in each of the last three years is age and length of service.

Tags: management , Senior Executive Service , Senior Executive Association , George Washington University , Carol Bonosaro , Jason Miller

Friday - 06/27/2014, 05:44pm EDT

Mike Casey, Chief Learning Officer, GSA

Training your agency's employees by sitting them down in a classroom in front of a teacher giving a lecture won't work for the federal government anymore. Mike Casey is the chief learning officer of the General Services Administration and a guest for the Executive Suite on In Depth with Francis Rose. He's at the forefront of the effort to teach agency managers the difference between training and learning. Casey said knowing the difference could make a big impact on the cost to run your agency. Read related article.

Tags: Mike Casey , GSA , training , In Depth , Francis Rose

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 03:03pm EDT
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Jeff Neal, Senior Vice President, ICF International

The Homeland Security Department fires more of its employees than any other agency. Last year DHS dropped almost 1 percent of its workforce. The Federal Times reports the government-wide average is about half that. Jeff Neal is senior vice president of ICF International and former Chief Human Capital Officer at the Department of Homeland Security. He tells In Depth with Francis Rose those numbers might sound low, but they're actually pretty normal for the federal government. Read Neal's related column.

Tags: Jeff Neal , InDepth , firings , DHS , ICF International , CHCO

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 04:16pm EDT
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