Management

Antarctic Sea Ice Hits a Record Max, and That's Not Good

The increase in ice may actually be a sign the warming continent is in trouble.

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When the Government Wanted a Database of Everyone's IQ

Today people worry about NSA spying. Fifty years ago it was intelligence tests. The conversation hasn't changed.

Read moreSeptember 17, 2014Leave a comment

Republican House Keeps IRS in its Crosshairs

Bills related to targeting controversy include one to restrict use of personal email.

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A Formula for Perfect Productivity: Work for 52 Minutes, Break for 17

Finally, social scientists suggest a precise time for mid-afternoon coffee runs.

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Employee Recognition: Try It, You’ll Like It

Acknowledging workers’ accomplishments is a win-win for everyone.

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5 Things to Know About Phased Retirement

Not quite ready to make the leap? Find out if you're eligible for OPM's partial retirement plan.

VA Will Increase Pay for New Docs, Dentists

Incoming physicians could earn between $20,000 and $35,000 more annually as part of major recruitment effort.

A Naval Surface Warfare Center scientist tests materials at the Carderock Ceramics Lab in Maryland.

Erosion of DOD’s Technical Workforce Has Broad Consequences

The military risks losing skilled scientists and engineers who aren't driven by profit.

Important Lessons From Sacramento’s Cellphone Waste Report

Auditor finds nearly $300,000 in unnecessary wireless device usage, plenty of potential savings and recommends changes.

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Agoraphobia and the Telecommuter

How working from home enabled one woman's mental illness to flourish.

Feds would need to keep electronic records of work text messages sent from their personal devices.

House OKs Bill Mandating More Firings of Misbehaving Federal Employees

Measure would also require preservation of certain text messages from feds' personal cell phones.

Obama Warns Ebola Outbreak Is 'Spiraling Out of Control'

The president said the disease could infect hundreds of thousands of people if it isn't stopped, but the chances of it hitting the U.S. remain "extremely low."

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Travel Tips for the Mindful Road Warrior

How to eat, sleep and be wary on business trips.

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