Government Executive : Vol. 40 No. 8 (7/1/08)
From the greatest to the latest generation, federal employees are more alike than they realize.
By Brittany Ballenstedt and Alyssa Rosenberg
Agencies venture into another world where avatars and bloggers keep employees tuned in and get the message out.
By Gautham Nagesh
Plain & Simple
Congress is on a crusade to clean up the language in federal documents. But gobbledygook is hard to kill.
By Dan Friedman
Pulling Out All the Stops
Tactics to attract young workers to the acquisition field run the gamut. By Elizabeth Newell
The Defense Department is drawing strength from other agencies in its efforts to foster stability in Africa. By Katherine McIntire Peters
Bring 'Em Back
Proposal would lift annuity offset to attract retirees to agencies in need. By Brittany Ballenstedt
Rough and Tumble
Rugged computers would be more popular if makers would update them. By Bob Brewin
In Full View
Could transparency cut down on government waste? By Brian Friel
Mike on Mike
The "silent" DNI is not afraid to talk about himself. By Shane Harris
Paying It Forward
States must continue to play vital role in homeland security funding. By Joshua D. Filler and Timothy L. Beres
Recruiting the next generation of public servants requires the right message and the right approach. By Bill Leidinger
IN EVERY ISSUE
Avoiding the Chinese zodiac approach to workforce management.By Tom Shoop
Invest and grow-or should we rein in our spending desires? By Timothy B. Clark
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