Government Executive : Vol. 42 No. 8 (7/1/10)
Cutting red tape for job applicants and involving managers in the hunt for mission-critical skills could be more complex than meets the eye. Hiring Simplified
By Elizabeth Newell
The procurement process has long been used as a lever to influence social policy, but some say favoring contractors who pay higher wages would be going too far. The Power of the Purse
By Robert Brodsky
Michèle Flourney manages policy and long-term strategic planning for the Pentagon.
Defense on the Offense
Federal scientists are on the lookout for an unpleasant solar surprise. Sun Spotters By Edward Goldstein
Defense and Veterans Affairs lead the way in making a nationwide health information network a reality. Health IT Checkup By Aliya Sternstein
Formal classroom training isn't the best route for many federal workers. Learning It Your Way By Brian Friel
The rhetoric of cyberwar is heating up. War of Words By Shane Harris
What will happen to your survivors when you're gone? Thinking the Unthinkable By Tammy Flanagan
IN EVERY ISSUE
Reorganization is easy compared to culture change. Editor's Notebook By Tom Shoop
Eyes on five sides, trade secrets, the young and the restless, and whistle stop.
Openness transforms an important regulatory agency. Perspectives By Timothy B. Clarke
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