Management and Workforce


How to link employee performance to organizational goals

A methodology known as cascading could help agencies do a better job of complying with laws such as the GPRA Modernization Act.

Leadership lessons from a former Special Operations commander

Adm. Eric Olson says leaders must learn appreciate the way in which the world has changed.

Democrats' budget spares feds, ends sequestration

The Democrats' budget plan is a "clear contrast" to one proposed by the Republicans.

The Rx for DHS' low employee morale

DHS has addressed employee dissatisfaction but has yet to develop comprehensive action plans to deal with the issue.

DHS' low morale becomes congressional matter

DHS is the newest of the federal departments and the one with the lowest morale, according to testimony at a congressional hearing.

GOP budget plan gets thumbs-up from House panel

Plan includes extending federal pay freeze, reducing workforce.

Bill could require online posting of financial data for many federal leaders

If approved, the STOCK Act would require nearly 30,000 federal officials to post their financial disclosure forms.

Bill would limit contractor salaries

Two members of the Senate last week introduced bipartisan legislation that would limit contractor salaries paid by federal tax dollars to $400,000 -- the same as the president's salary.

Justice warns that 100,000 furloughs are possible

If sequestration goes forward as planned, 100,000 Justice Department employees could face unpaid time off.

John Berry: Federal managers 'the last piece of the puzzle' in telework

OPM director stresses managers' role in making telework work.

Who's Fed 100-worthy?

Nominations are now open for the 2015 Federal 100 awards. Get the details and submit your picks!