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For three months in a row, the number of federal retirements has exceeded what the Office of Personnel Management projected. OPM estimated it would receive 7,000 retirement claims in September. The actual number of claims the personnel agency received was 11,952.
Tom Dugard from Affirmational Leadership Consulting and Kathie Lingle from WorldatWork will discuss the leadership qualities that federal managers should have.
October 5, 2012
Tags: leadership , federal managers , efficiency in government , conflict resolution , Debra Roth , Tom Dugard , Affirmational Leadership Consulting , Kathie Lingle , WorldatWork , federal workplace , Fed Talk
Happy New Fiscal Year! With it comes a new round of buyouts. The first out of the gate are the U.S. Postal Service and the Internal Revenue Service. But your agency may be next, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.
The Homeland Security Advisory Council Task Force on Cyberskills submitted 11 recommendations to the DHS secretary on how to improve the agency's cyber workforce. The committee said DHS must define the skills needed to protect .gov networks. It also suggested setting testing and certification standards.
The Social Security Administration will begin closing its offices around the country 30 minutes early starting Nov. 19. A spokeswoman said "significantly less funding" than the agency requested forced it to adopt this tactic.
President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney contrasted their approaches in how they would reduce the federal deficit and how they defined what the role of the federal government is during a nationally televised debate Wednesday night.
Do you have something that is shrinking with age? If you are with the Postal Service, its the size of your buyouts, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. They are getting smaller all the time. Is this a trend feds in other agencies need to watch? Is it the precursor of an offer you can't refuse.
The controversial provision to an insider trading law that would require the online posting of senior federal employees' financial disclosure forms has twice been delayed by Congress and even put on hold by a district court judge. But now, Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) says he's already planning for another delay when Congress comes back in session after the election - and possibly even a bill nixing the measure altogether.
Congressional roundtable addresses state of the middle class, public service - September 28th, 2012 and October 5th, 2012
This week on AFGE's "Inside Government" a congressional roundtable featuring Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island and Reps. Brad Miller of North Carolina, Tim Ryan of Ohio and Judy Chu of California discusses the state of middle class America and the public service sector. Former Obama White House communications advisor Corey Ealons also appears.
Bureau leadership has relied heavily on ideas from the workforce as the agency pushes ahead with its first major reorganization in 50 years. The goal is to create a more efficient and effective Census Bureau, officials say.