How Veterans’ Preference Laws Are Dragging Down Federal Hiring

‘Unwieldy’ and ‘convoluted’ laws are confusing vets and feds alike, report finds.

Read more4:55 PM ETLeave a comment U.S. Army


Obama: ISIL 'Has No Place in the 21st Century' arrowPresident condemns militant group responsible for the murder of journalist James Foley.

5:19 PM ET Leave a comment

Pro-Palestinian Hackers Deface Delaware State Treasury Site arrowHactivists defaced the site with messages including: ‘Hacking sites will not ...

5:01 PM ET Leave a comment

Is There Ebola on That Smartphone? arrowSwabbing an iPad with alcohol could erase data as well as germs.

4:52 PM ET Leave a comment
State & Local

Drilling Industry Influence Looms Large In Energy-Rich Colorado County arrowDid local commissioners and drillers push to get a local reporter ...

4:18 PM ET Leave a comment
Pay & Benefits Watch

Three Charts Showing How White Males Hold the Highest-Paid Federal Jobs arrowThe average male fed is a full grade level above the typical woman.

4:12 PM ET Leave a comment

McConnell Promises Spending Standoff Over Obama’s Green Agenda arrowThe GOP leader stopped short of an explicit shutdown threat, but he did say a ...

4:00 PM ET Leave a comment

John Kerry: ISIL 'Must Be Destroyed' arrowSecretary of State has strong words about the U.S. mission against the militant group.

3:49 PM ET Leave a comment
Excellence in Government

It’s Time to Focus on Empowerment and Recognition arrowWhat it will take to pull up from dead last in the Best Places to Work rankings.

3:49 PM ET Leave a comment

Darrell Issa to Investigate 'Do-Nothing' Patent Office Employees arrowMove over, IRS. Oversight committee chairman has a new enemy.

3:07 PM ET Leave a comment
Excellence in Government

Which Mode of Travel Provides the Happiest Commute? arrowWalkers, cyclists, and commuter-rail riders are much more satisfied than drivers and ...

2:00 PM ET Leave a comment

Pentagon Financial Managers Embrace Data Tools Amid Austerity arrowSurvey finds pessimism on information technology acquisition and workforce ...

1:08 PM ET Leave a comment

Having a Daughter Won't Make You Vote Democratic (or Republican) arrowA new study challenges previous conclusions about how parenthood changes ...

12:00 PM ET Leave a comment

Special Report: Videoimage descriptionGovernment Executive posts videos on stories affecting federal managers and workers, in addition to stories and images. Read more

Like Excellence in Government on Facebookimage descriptionInteract with the best in innovation, people and performance. Read more

Government Employees Cause Nearly 60% of Public Sector Cyber Incidents image descriptionMisfired emails and other errors account for most of the compromised data. Read more

What's Being Done to Stop VA Mismanagementimage descriptionOur latest coverage of the widespread and potentially deadly problems at veterans health care facilities. Read more

AUG 20 CLOSE $14.5005 $16.4943 $26.0119 $35.4474 $26.1532
DAILY CHANGE 0.0009 -0.0137 0.0661 0.0087 -0.0563
THIS MONTH (%) 0.13 0.58 3.07 3.66 -0.69
FUND L 2050 L 2040 L 2030 L 2020 L Income
AUG 20 CLOSE $14.8797 $26.1876 $24.6289 $22.7310 $17.2837 About the TSP Ticker
DAILY CHANGE 0.0083 0.0138 0.0115 0.0087 0.0035 Monthly Returns
THIS MONTH (%) 1.82 1.67 1.44 1.13 0.57 TSP Site