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Consolidations Have Led to More Nighttime Mail Deliveries, Putting Letter Carriers in Danger

Some say expanding services, rather than just cutting costs, is key to saving the Postal Service.

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The Government Is Cracking Down on School Bake Sales

States are trying to circumvent federal nutrition standards that would limit sugary foods at school fundraisers.

Hiring Reform Bill Gains Momentum on Capitol Hill

Bipartisan House duo introduces companion to Senate measure allowing agencies to share information on qualified applicants.

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EPA Doesn’t Know How Much It Uses the Cloud, IG Finds

EPA says it has 11 cloud contracts, but the IG has doubts.

Excellence in Government At ecommerce company Zomato, employees don't have fixed desks, so they don't get stuck in one place.

Zomato Has a “Deskless” Office so That Employees Never Get Too Complacent

Employees need to be flexible in terms of roles, locations, and reporting structures.

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How to Run a Team of People Who Never See Each Other

The best tips for running a distributed team while maintaining trust, a cohesive culture, and collaboration.

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The Complete Guide to Having a Creative Breakthrough

Your next lightbulb moment could be closer than you think.

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Is It Better for the Government to Lease or Own?

Five things to consider when your agency needs office space.

A man blows cellulose insulation in the attic of a Colorado home as part of the Energy Department's Weatherization Assistance Program.

The 11 Federal Low-Income Programs Paul Ryan Wants to Consolidate

Five agencies administer anti-poverty programs that comprise a big chunk of their budgets.

How Can the U.S. Fix The Case Backlog of Black-Lung-Stricken Miners?

Congressional leaders and labor officials convened this week to address a broken federal compensation program for miners with the disease.

Rung said program managers and contracting officials “have a thankless job and rarely get the recognition they deserve.”

Procurement Chief Nominee Stresses Acquisition Training, Contractor Price Data

Sen. McCaskill elicits promise that OMB will improve communication with oversight panels.

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Five Games That Reveal Executive Function in Kids

Matching up cards and planning the next chess move can help develop a set of skills that may be more important for success than IQ points.

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