Management and Workforce


Bill would cut workforce to avoid first-year sequestration

New bill is an effort to stave off automatic cuts at DOD with targeted reductions.

Davidson: The problem with OPM’s USAJobs strategy

OPM’s online jobs system is proving to be more expensive and less efficient than private-sector offerings, writes Adam Davidson, a former Oracle executive.

Agencies close in on goals to revamp hiring processes

Federal agencies are on their way to meeting hiring reform goals as laid out by President Obama in 2010, according to OPM.

Deal reached to avert shutdown with only hours to spare

A late-night deal avoided a partial government shutdown, the fifth such occasion this year.

Will VA real-time tracking plan include employees?

Procurement documents reveal a tracking system that may include collecting the movements of Veterans Affairs employees.

How to stand out from the LinkedIn crowd

Creative, effective and organized? So's everyone else on LinkedIn.

Jody Thompson

The 9-to-5 workday? Get over it.

Jody Thompson, who helped invent the concept of a results-only work environment, explains why ROWE makes good sense in the federal government.

'Tis the season to shop from the office

A majority of FCW readers give the thumbs-up to feds using work computers to do their holiday shopping.

'Socialytics' to become tech trend in 2012

Analysts predict 2012 will see more focus on mobility and social media use in federal agencies.

The noisiest stories of 2011

Online comments provide a gauge of the stories that most intrigued our readers in 2011.

Have you hugged a fed today?

Federal employees deserve a break after a year filled with talk of shutdowns, furloughs and pay freezes.

Telework conversation due to shift

Agencies are increasingly comfortable with telework, but at least one expert thinks the concept may soon be a thing of the past.