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Pentagon Financial Managers Embrace Data Tools Amid Austerity

Survey finds pessimism on information technology acquisition and workforce training.

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How Veterans’ Preference Laws Are Dragging Down Federal Hiring

‘Unwieldy’ and ‘convoluted’ laws are confusing vets and feds alike, report finds.

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McConnell Promises Spending Standoff Over Obama’s Green Agenda

The GOP leader stopped short of an explicit shutdown threat, but he did say a Republican majority would use the budget to go after EPA’s environmental rules.

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It’s Time to Focus on Empowerment and Recognition

What it will take to pull up from dead last in the Best Places to Work rankings.

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Which Mode of Travel Provides the Happiest Commute?

Walkers, cyclists, and commuter-rail riders are much more satisfied than drivers and transit users.

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Yoga Makes Brains Nimble, Too

Practicing hatha yoga three times a week improved older Americans’ information recall, mental flexibility and task-switching.

Paul Ryan Checks A Presidential Box With New Book

"The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea" has all the hallmarks of a modern campaign manifesto.

Transparency Group Accuses a Dozen Agencies of 'Stonewalling' FOIA Requests

Cause of Action says White House has encouraged the practice.

Passport Officers Are No Better at Performing Photo ID Checks Than You Are

Familiar faces are very easy for humans to identify, but faces we’ve never seen before are extremely difficult to match up to a photograph.

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Unlocking the PerformanceStat Potential

Progress isn't just about performance measures, it is a leadership strategy.

Uber Snags Former Obama Campaign Guru

David Plouffe will head the ride-sharing company’s policy team.

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