Management and Workforce


OPM misses nearly half of FY2011 performance goals

Assessment reveals hits and misses over 24 key performance metrics.

Telework: The key is being connected, not being watched

GSA Administrator Martha Johnson says that connectivity and collaboration are better measures of work than direct oversight.

Government eyes flexible retention to prevent brain drain

Flexible retention is "absolutely the future," according to one workplace expert.

Rep. Gerry Connolly's agenda

As it turns out, federal employees do have someone in their corner. Rep. Gerry Connolly intends to fight to keep IT management and workforce issues from being compromised by hasty, ill-conceived policies and legislation.

OPM's IT again under fire

An oversight committee wants answers on why the communications effort for a fellows program was marred with errors.

Feds pledge to telework more during national Telework Week

More than 61,000 have pledged to work remotely next week, the majority of whom are federal employees.

Managing millennials: The do's and don'ts

Managers can take off the silk gloves. Millennial employees are neither fragile nor afraid of hard work.

VanRoekel lists priorities for 2012

The federal CIO sounded a familiar refrain at an AFCEA breakfast.

Gerry Connolly: Continued attacks on feds could trigger crisis

Anti-government sentiments lower morale among federal employees and make it harder to recruit new talent, according to a Democratic lawmaker.

DOE lab proposes voluntary separation program to cut workforce

Up to 800 employees at Los Alamos National Laboratory could soon be offered voluntary buyouts.

Searching for the next generation of government IT security pros

While federal information security professionals report job stability and opportunities for advancement, hiring managers are still trying to figure out how to find highly skilled candidates.

Creative accounting reportedly masks $3B in DOD budget request

The Defense Department's budget may have used a little accounting magic to meet discretionary spending caps.