Management

Transition Roundup: Biden Asks Fauci to Stay; USAID Watchdog Probes Possible Records Violation

There's a lot to keep track of. Here’s today’s list of news updates and stories you may have missed.

While Biden’s Cabinet Is Important, Watch the Sub-Cabinet

The skills and background needed for managerial positions are significantly different than those for policy positions.

How (And Why) to Measure Your Own Happiness

Are you a Mad Scientist, a Cheerleader, a Sober Judge, or a Poet?

Good Government Group Urges Feds to Lobby Congress Against Schedule F

In a rare move, the Partnership for Public Service asked the public to contact lawmakers to muster opposition to the Trump administration’s effort to politicize the federal civil service.

Transition Roundup: Biden Focuses on Non-Senate Confirmed Positions; Fauci to Meet with Biden Team

There's a lot to keep track of. Here’s today’s list of news updates and stories you may have missed.

America Is Careening Towards a Pandemic Nightmare Scenario

On Wednesday, the United States broke 100,000 coronavirus hospitalizations for the first time ever.

Transition Roundup: Biden Urges Prompt Hearings for His Nominees; Ethics Office Updates Transition Resources 

There's a lot to keep track of. Here’s today’s list of news updates and stories you may have missed.

Remaking Government as a Great Place to Work

For reasons now buried in history, the Office of Personnel Management has never provided leadership in analyzing or tackling workforce problems.

Your Brain’s Built-In Biases Insulate Your Beliefs from Contradictory Facts

Cognitive shortcuts help you efficiently move through a complicated world. But they come with an unwelcome side effect: Facts aren't necessarily enough to change your mind.

GovExec Daily: Political Leadership and Communication During Divisive Times

Communications expert Eric Yaverbaum joins the podcast to discuss how Joe Biden can try to bring people together when he takes office in January.

New HHS Policy Requires All Information to Be Released for Upcoming Rules

Experts criticize and question its purpose as the Trump administration winds down.

House Democrat Calls on Labor Authority to Overturn 'Radical' Changes to Legal Precedent

The Federal Labor Relations Authority in recent months has issued several controversial decisions that have sharply shifted the balance of power in labor-management relationships toward agencies.

Transition Roundup: Advice for Biden Administration Job-Seekers; GAO Launches Transition Resources 

There's a lot to keep track of. Here’s today’s list of news updates and stories you may have missed.

How Biden and Kerry Could Rebuild America’s Global Climate Leadership

Kerry’s decades of experience and the international relationships he developed as a senator and secretary of state may give him a chance.

GovExec Daily: Biden's Post-Ascertainment Transition

Eric Katz joins the podcast to discuss how the incoming administration is connecting with agencies.

Regulator Finalizes Plan to Enable Larger USPS Rate Hikes

Commission sought to strike balance in rare pricing review as mailers say USPS will drive away business.

House Leadership Demands Accounting of Political Burrowing, Schedule F Activities

Lawmakers again urge congressional appropriators to block the Trump administration from implementing its executive order that threatens to politicize the civil service.