Government Executive - All Content is government's business news daily and the premier Web site for federal managers and executives.en-usThu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400More Than 15,000 Federal Employees Make at Least $200K earning employees work at highly specialized agencies.Eric KatzThu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 & Benefits - Pay & Benefits WatchMaryna Pleshkun/Shutterstock.com4 Ways the Workplace Has Become More Dangerous for preventing and handling threats and violence on the job.Harold ValentineWed, 16 Apr 2014 17:22:42 -0400 - Promising Practicesnito/Shutterstock.comThe Confidence Gap shows that women are less self-assured than men—and that to succeed, confidence matters as much as competence. Here's why, and what to do about it.Katty Kay and Claire Shipman, The AtlanticWed, 16 Apr 2014 17:18:34 -0400 - Promising PracticesRob Bayer/Shutterstock.comObama's Real Job: Fundraiser in Chief Supreme Court's latest campaign finance decision is going to put even more pressure on the president to spend time chasing cash.James Oliphant, National JournalWed, 16 Apr 2014 16:51:58 -0400 Ruttle/APDoes a Better Fate Await this Year’s Presidential Management Fellow Finalists? hopefuls are announced as the deadline expires for the class of 2013 to land jobs.Kellie LunneyWed, 16 Apr 2014 16:46:49 -0400's Hard to Know How Much Agencies Are Spending on Environmental Impact Analyses notes differences in efforts to weigh costs and benefits of requirements under a 1969 law.Charles S. ClarkWed, 16 Apr 2014 15:43:39 -0400 report on a law that has long been resisted by the business community was requested by Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., (pictured) and Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass.Don Ryan/AP file photoWhy a Sebelius Senate Run Could Help Republicans the woman who oversaw the rollout of the Affordable Care Act on the ballot could boost GOP fundraising efforts.Sarah Mimms, National JournalWed, 16 Apr 2014 13:53:03 -0400 Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen SebeliusSusan Walsh/APVirginia Hasn't Learned Anything From Last Year's Government Shutdown commonwealth's current budget impasse centers around Medicaid expansion.Elahe Izadi, National JournalWed, 16 Apr 2014 13:40:13 -0400's Getting Easier to Find Records of Meetings Between Feds and Lobbyists group praises reformatted database.Charles S. ClarkWed, 16 Apr 2014 12:26:21 -0400 Fight Over the Bundy Cows Will End as Civics 101, Not Fort Sumter II is bringing its legal powers to bear on rancher who initiated an armed stand-off with BLM.Philip Bump, The WireWed, 16 Apr 2014 10:16:13 -0400 P Habich/Shutterstock.comPlay of the Day: Your Tax Dollars at Work Ferguson is happy with the return on his California taxes.Reena FloresWed, 16 Apr 2014 09:29:56 -0400 'Monsters, Inc.' Met Priority Goals agencies can learn from Pixar about effective progress reviews.John Kamensky, IBM Center for the Business of GovernmentWed, 16 Apr 2014 09:27:30 -0400 - Promising PracticesPaul Sakuma/APBiden, Survivors Pay Tribute on Anniversary of Boston Marathon Bombings president says recovery has been inspirational.Abby Ohlheiser, The WireTue, 15 Apr 2014 17:31:27 -0400 Vice President Joe Biden, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, and former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, stand along with the family of Boston Marathon bombing victim Martin Richard.Elise Amendola/APAdvocacy Group Wants Obama to Issue Even More Executive Orders president should use his authority to bypass the gridlocked Congress on 15 additional issues, group suggests.Charles S. ClarkTue, 15 Apr 2014 17:20:15 -0400 Kaster/APShould the IRS Outsource Collection of Tax Debt? is considering bills to require the use of private sector companies.Eric KatzTue, 15 Apr 2014 16:44:43 -0400 Management Chief Sees Opportunity to Build on Contracting Successes Cobert tells contractors they are patriotic partners with federal employees.Charles S. ClarkTue, 15 Apr 2014 16:19:29 -0400 Deputy Director for Management Beth CobertCSPANThe Best Measure of an Employee Is How Well She Mentors Others have you done for others lately?Max Nisen, QuartzTue, 15 Apr 2014 16:00:00 -0400 - Promising PracticesLightspring/Shutterstock.comHUD Will Post Officials' Salaries Online will make available by May 16 comprehensive salary data of the country’s public housing authority directors.Kellie LunneyTue, 15 Apr 2014 14:36:23 -0400 & Benefits“Transparency changes behavior,” Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said in an April 11 statement. “HUD needs to embrace that idea. I’m looking forward to the public release of housing authority salary data."J. Scott Applewhite/APOur Cubicles, Ourselves: How the Modern Office Shapes American Life did we come to work in spaces that make us so miserable?Rebecca J. Rosen, The AtlanticTue, 15 Apr 2014 12:44:04 -0400 - Promising Practices Media Bakery13/Shutterstock.comCommentary: Why HUD Is Far From Turning Around are powered by more than just mission. What about dignity and respect?Liz McDarghTue, 15 Apr 2014 11:47:35 -0400 and Urban Development Secretary Shaun DonovanLauren Victoria Burke/APPlay of the Day: Putin Is Making New Friends Since Leaving the G8 Russian leader has been missing a lot since leaving the G8.Mauro Whiteman, National JournalTue, 15 Apr 2014 09:51:37 -0400 Legrand/Shutterstock.comThe FBI Thinks It Can Pass Off Downtown D.C. as Shanghai warns American students about becoming spies while studying abroad.Matt Vasilogambros, National JournalTue, 15 Apr 2014 09:49:48 -0400 is the real Shanghai skyline. ArtisticPhoto/Shutterstock.comAre We Heading Back Toward $1 Trillion Budget Deficits? auditors urge lawmakers to alter tax and spending policies to prevent a fiscal fiasco.Billy House, National JournalTue, 15 Apr 2014 09:38:55 -0400 Scott Applewhite/APSolving the Time Management Dilemma’re way behind the curve in terms of raw numbers, so make mindful choices.Scott EblinTue, 15 Apr 2014 09:00:00 -0400 - Executive CoachGajus/Shutterstock.comEffort to Help Afghanistan Collect Customs Revenue Found Lacking says USAID and CBP contracts need performance metrics.Charles S. ClarkTue, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 vehicles patrol a customs check point in Khowst province in 2009.Dima Gavrysh/AP file photo