The key to pay for performance is providing meaningful reviews of employees' work -- and giving them the opportunity to improve.
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Gale Rossides will implement many of the workforce plans she designed as associate administrator.
Critics say tax dollars could be more wisely spent on scholarships to service-minded students.
Political action committees are giving a greater proportion of donations to Democrats than they did in previous two election cycles.
American Federation of Government Employees asks the high court to hear challenge to the Pentagon's proposed labor relations system.
A guide to the past two years of Retirement Planning columns.
International investments outperform other funds for the year.
Employees under the Pentagon's new personnel system will receive a 60-40 split between base pay and performance-related increases in 2008.
Order specifies that 2.5 percent of the increase should come through base pay, and 1 percent through locality differentials.
Lawmakers re-launch effort to grant same-sex domestic partner benefits to federal employees; also, OPM makes retirement records electronic.