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Good news in the EVS: A well-educated federal workforce

A deep dive into the 2014 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey reveals that 39 percent of feds have improved their educational status over the last decade.

Tags: OPM , Employee Viewpoint Survey , Katherine Archuleta , education , pay and benefits ,

Friday - 10/31/2014, 02:24pm EDT

Feds, contractors confused by Ebola guidance

An agency denies a federal contractor access to its facility after learning that he's visited family in West Africa, in one sign of the confusion amid contradictory guidance from the White House, Pentagon and elsewhere.

Tags: Ebola , Stan Soloway , USAID , Professional Services Council , DoD , AFGE , J. David Cox , Emily Kopp , contracting , industry

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 03:04pm EDT

Fatal Attraction: Working for Uncle Sam!

History has shown, working in a federal office can sometimes be dangerous, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.

Tags: Mike Causey , Mike Causeys Federal Report , DHS

Friday - 10/31/2014, 02:00am EDT

Norton's proposed bill rewards contractors for fair labor practices

When Congress resumes, Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton is set to introduce a bill that directs federal agencies to give preferential points to federal government vendors based on their labor practices. Norton's is the latest in a series of bills and orders designed to improve working conditions for federal contracting employees.

Tags: contracting , Eleanor Holmes Norton , Congress , House , fair labor practices , labor laws , acquisition , PSC , pay

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 05:04pm EDT

Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey: The price of mistrust

The results of the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey are in at many agencies. Jeff Neal, former chief human capital officer at the Department of Homeland Security and the chief human resources officer at the Defense Logistics Agency, says the numbers aren't pretty.

Tags: Jeff Neal , commentary , Employee Viewpoint Survey , management , human resources

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 04:26am EDT

Should we bring back the 'rule of three'?

Jeff Neal, former DHS Chief Human Capital Officer Jeff Neal, asks whether hiring managers should use the "rule of three" when considering applications from disabled veterans.

Tags: Jeff Neal , ChiefHRO.com , DHS , hiring , commentary , management

Thursday - 10/16/2014, 04:59am EDT
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Online Chat: Ask the CIO with CBP's Charlie Armstrong

Charlie Armstrong, the chief information officer at Customs and Border Protection, joins Federal News Radio to discuss his IT priorities, cloud computing, securing networks and systems, and workforce and morale issues, among other topics.

Tags: Charlie Armstrong , CBP , DHS , CXO Surveys , Ask the CIO , Jason Miller , online chat , cloud computing , cybersecurity , mobile computing , morale

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 01:00pm EDT

GSA's 18F applies agile approach to hiring as part of growth strategy

The 7-month-old innovation lab will launch three pilots this fall as part of its new consulting services. Greg Godbout, the executive director of 18F, said the organization now has 100 employees, up from 14 in March, and cut the time to hire down to about eight weeks.

Tags: management , technology , GSA , 18F , Greg Godbout , innovation , hiring reform , agile development , TechAmerica Foundation , Jason Miller

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 09:59am EDT
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Your Halloween Preview: Trick or Treat, except minus the treat

For some feds, every day seems like Halloween, with Congress routinely handing out tricks disguised as treats, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.

Tags: Mike Causey , Mike Causeys Federal Report , pay and benefits

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 02:00am EDT

From farm girl to Fed 100 winner: Lessons in leadership from Ambit's Kim Hayes

Ambit's Kim Hayes has been there, done that. She joins the Women of Washington radio show to discuss how her southern roots led her to various leadership positions in the federal sphere.

Tags: Kim Hayes , Ambit Group , Women of Washington , Aileen Black , Gigi Schumm , technology , leadership

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 10:57am EDT
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