Government Executive : Vol. 43 No. 5 (5/1/11)
Agencies are slashing the time it takes to bring on new employees, but it will take more than that to keep top talent from slipping through the cracks.
By Emily Long
Whistling in the Dark
Congress expands protections for exposing corporate fraud, but government whistleblowers still wait.
By Robert Brodsky
Oil and Water
A new regulator is caught between industry and safety. By William Matthews
Labor Fight Renewed
Republican lawmakers balk at deals that require union pay for contract workers By Robert Brodsky
Into the Budget Morass
A delayed project to improve immigration processing is pulling resources and morale off course. By Aliya Sternstein
Agencies concerned about sensitive data take incremental steps into the cloud.By Adam Stone
Managers get the why, now they must figure out how. By Elizabeth Newell
The Price of Candor
When it comes to the toughest calls, lawmakers can't always handle the truth. By Shane Harris
Beyond the Budget
Senior executives can inspire innovation, even under fiscal constraints. By Jennifer Buck and Henry Fischer
Breaking Language Barriers
The National Security Education Program is filling a critical need for international skills. By Richard Comfort
IN EVERY ISSUE
Near-shutdown experience was no cause for celebration. By Tom Shoop
Global warning for the Navy and Coast Guard, leading with the mind, do-it-yourself deficit cuts, and in war's wake.
The duplication refrain is crucial in the rhetoric of cutting back government. By Timothy B. Clark
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