Replacing appointees with career employees would improve continuity and help address leadership and workforce challenges, officials say.
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Agencies should follow the Defense Department’s model for IT employee certifications, representatives of professional organizations say.
A shortage of personnel and a lack of information are hurdles to delivering assistance to federal employees and other affected Californians. Click here to view wildfire response photo gallery
Panelists cite pay for performance and solid leadership as key to offsetting a potential talent drain over the next decade.
Exercises involving officers posted overseas should take place more often and be more realistic, GAO says.
A look at some common queries about federal retirement planning.
Scholarships and student loan repayments are among the incentives the agency is using to attract and keep quality health professionals.
Bill would re-establish a council Bush dissolved in 2001, with the goal of helping front-line employees and managers work together more effectively.
Comments on a story about Hillary Clinton’s health care proposal indicate that at least some federal employees are very protective of their benefits.