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Could Ditching Rectangular Desks Improve Oppressive Open-Plan Offices?

"It’s nice not to have to to sit across from someone and have the ability not to stare at them all day."

20 Words That Make It Harder For People To Understand You At Work

For “thought leaders” who remain “laser focused” on a few overused phrases, here’s a plea to retire jargon—in language that speaks to you.

Arches National Park in Utah.

National Park Service Announces New Seasonal Worker Policy, ‘Corrective Action’ for Wronged Rangers

The new rule, which barred seasonal park employees from doubling up on temporary posts at different parks outside the competitive hiring process, was unevenly implemented earlier this year.

The Fine Print of Trump’s Executive Order on Firing

In addition to requiring agencies to shorten the disciplinary process, the White House plans to curb the types of personnel actions that can be appealed.

Retired Homeland Security Exec Faulted for Costly Travel, Nepotism

IG finds that actions of longtime director of Georgia law enforcement training center contributed to poor morale.

How Positions of Power Fuel Narcissism

"While power doesn't turn everyone into a destructive tyrant, it has pernicious effects when it gets into the hands of those who want it most..."

White House Cracks Down on Unions with Executive Orders

President Trump issued a series of executive orders Friday that would streamline firing and could gut federal employee unions’ ability to represent workers.

VA headquarters in Washington.

Big Changes Ahead for VA After Flurry of Action on Capitol Hill

The VA Mission Act will overhaul the department and create new opportunities for vets to receive private health care.

OPM Wants to Make it Easier to Hire for Tech Jobs

Officials will solicit info from agencies on a potential governmentwide direct hire authority for STEM and cybersecurity posts.

Supporters rally for 2016 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in Santa Monica, California.

Postal Service Suspends Two Workers Over 2016 Campaign Activities

Although they backed different candidates, both were found to have violated the Hatch Act.