Tillerson Announces Minority Hiring Initiative at State

Each ambassadorial position would require at least one minority candidate to be considered.

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Bannon's Exit Leaves Trump Untethered

As the president cuts ties with establishment staffers, and forces out his populist firebrand, what’s left of Trumpism other than white identity politics?

What Kind of Monuments Does President Trump Value?

He’s spoken in support of Confederate statues while threatening to undo as many as 40 conservation parks.


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Managing Your Career in the Trump Era

Do you feel like you are making a difference or are you just trying to survive?

Political Environment a Major Factor in More than 40 Percent of Senior Exec Departures

Inadequate pay and excessive bureaucracy also cited as reasons for dissatisfaction in latest exit survey from OPM.

Steve Bannon Goes After State Department Officials

The White House chief strategist said he was aiming to replace experts at the State and Defense departments.

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley speaking in 2017.

Analysis: Why Military Chiefs Are Condemning White Supremacy

The U.S. Armed Forces have had troubles with extremists enlisting in the past, and they don’t want it to happen again.

Even the Marines Couldn’t Prepare John Kelly For What He’ll Have To Do For Donald Trump

Here are four major challenges that Kelly must confront, preferably sooner rather than later.

Field officials and volunteers throughout the world are not subject to the cuts.

Peace Corps to Cut 20 Percent of Its Workforce

Trump requirements to slash jobs led to 'challenging' changes and 'difficult decisions,' acting director says.

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How to Deal with an Employee Who Is Making You Ill

Guidance for coping with toxic colleagues.

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How Setting 'Anti-Goals' Can Keep Work From Being Miserable

Figure out what you hate, and strategize to avoid it, as Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger do.

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State Department Relied on Bad Data for Considering Clearance Times, Cost

Officials can only loosely estimate the time it takes to process clearances, and they don’t track the costs.