Young workers are not so different from their older counterparts, but there are a few distinctions.
Unintended side effects of efforts to rein in careless spending could affect other administration priorities.
New rules limt agency spending on travel, conferences.
Industry associations worry that legislation designed to restrict the ability of federal employees to attend conferences would do more harm than good.
Despite popular belief, public perception of the government workforce and pervasive anti-government rhetoric hasn't put a damper on young people's desire to become public servants.
House Republicans want to replace the looming sequester with cuts targeting health care and federal benefits.
The VA Acquisition Academy's Lisa Doyle created the Warriors to Workforce program to train wounded veterans to become acquisition professionals.
Forthcoming strategy will give citizens better access to government data and enhance service delivery for agencies.
Rep. Jim Langevin is looking to catalyze better cyber training and expertise at the federal, state and local levels.
At least one agency finds that telework provides new ways to accomplish its mission in trying times.
The concept of cascading goals works well in private business, but government agencies have more difficulty setting meaningful goals, writes consultant Howard Risher.
Agency recruiting might just have gotten harder as survey paints a "disturbing" picture of attitudes toward the federal government.