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The Five Factors That Drive Employee Satisfaction

June 3, 2016 In late April, government workers once again provided valuable insights into how they feel about their jobs, supervisors and senior leadership through the annual Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey. The Office of Personnel Management will provide results on a rolling basis starting in August. OPM considers the survey a critical tool...

What Federal Recruiters Can Learn From the NBA Draft

June 18, 2015 This is the time of year when NBA teams take stock of their personnel and figure out how to leverage the talent of the incoming draft class. Ultimately, the draft is about the improvement of teams through the acquisition of new personnel. And, in this sense, federal agencies and pro...

CHCOs Can Vastly Improve Their Agencies’ Curb Appeal

January 27, 2015 With the start of a New Year, federal chief human capital officers should take time to reflect on their goals and resolutions. A number of insightful questions speak to their legacy: Have I made my agency better than it was before I arrived? Am I distinguishing myself as a key...

Op-ed: Six Ways to Reach Millennial Job Seekers

June 3, 2013 FROM NEXTGOV arrow The millennials are coming. But are federal agencies ready for them? Also referred to as Gen Y, millennials will account for more than 40 percent of the U.S. workforce by 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This means federal human resources managers and chief human capital officers must...