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Budget and Personnel Cuts Have Hurt the IRS

Significant reductions in employee training at the agency also are a concern, watchdog finds. Read moreApril 22, 2014Leave a comment

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You're Looking for Help in All the Wrong Places

Bad things can happen when you seek out like minds for advice. Read more

Why Alignment of Staff and Manager Satisfaction Scores Matter

If employees and bosses view your agency differently, it's harder to drive ... Read more

Budget Cuts Bring 11 Percent Decline in Contract Spending for 2013 arrowAnnual Bloomberg study shows rising awards from three departments despite ...

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The IRS Gave $1 Million in Bonuses to Employees Who Didn’t Pay Their Taxes arrowDrug users, credit card cheats also received performance awards.

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U.S. Forces in Afghanistan May Be Significantly Reduced arrowOfficials have said that the troop count in Afghanistan could “drop well below ...

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How the Bush Family Went From Hated to Hipster arrowBetween socks, biking, and bather-selfie paintings, the Bushes know how to make people forget ...

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Government Employees Cause Nearly 60% of Public Sector Cyber Incidents arrowMisfired emails and other errors account for most of the ...

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10 Reasons Smiling Is More Than Lip Service arrowWhen you’re a leader, if you smile, they’ll smile.

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GSA Pinpoints 19 Federal Properties Ripe for Consolidation arrowSavings in canceled leases and lowered energy costs would top $67 million.

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Outgoing NTSB Chief: People Expect Government to Make Traveling Safer arrowHersman asks media to keep safety in the news, pushes for child ...

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Commentary: The Power of Mission vs. Dysfunction arrowWhat HUD shows us about the limits of the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey.

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A Lot of Americans Fear the Federal Government arrowMore than 70 percent of voters say Uncle Sam is too big.

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Technologies Designed to Save Time Are Helping Us Waste It arrowTime, for the most part, is barely tracked and sucked up by meetings and ...

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Leaders, Are You Betraying Your People? arrowWhen you upset the status quo you might have to upset your staff too.

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