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Seeking ‘Assorted Weirdos’ for the Civil Service Across the Pond

The kind of people who “don’t conform to the horrors of human resources” are encouraged to apply for work in the British government.

Work Is a Fundamental Part of Being Human. Robots Won’t Stop Us Doing It

As machine automation and artificial intelligence surge, there's paranoia our jobs will be overrun by robots. But even if this happens, work won't disappear, because humans need it.

With Appeals Board Hamstrung, Congress Declines to Intervene on Behalf of Whistleblowers Facing Discipline

Inaction comes as MSPB lacks board members and many feds say impeachment proceedings have left them less likely to report wrongdoing.

NASA Ranks as the Best Place to Work in Government for Eighth Year

Partnership for Public Service notes a “modest drop in employee engagement” overall across government.  

Few BLM Employees Agree to Relocate as Interior Attempts to Ease Pain of Those It Will Fire

So far just two employees have agreed to move from Washington headquarters to new locations in western states.

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Maryland Senator Says President is the 'Wild Card' in Spending Negotiations 

While Democrats and Republicans negotiate on appropriations, it’s unclear how the president will react. 

Mindfulness Could Lower Your Blood Pressure

Mindfulness can help lower high blood pressure by boosting attention control, emotion regulation, and self-awareness of both healthy and unhealthy habits.

Why Workers Spend All Day at the Office

Why Americans work more than anyone else.

House Passes Bill to Guarantee Citizenship for Kids of Overseas Feds

Bipartisan bill passed in response to a recent Trump administration policy change.

Feds Are Unlikely to Get Christmas Eve Off This Year

Presidents do not typically grant extra vacation time when Christmas falls on a Wednesday.

The False Promise of Morning Routines

Why everyone’s mornings seem more productive than yours.