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Fast-tracking a government career

Career tips are like any other opinions: Everyone has one. To make sense of all the conflicting advice, FCW asked seven experts to tell us what young feds should do to get ahead, and what they should avoid.

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Mark Day: How agencies boost savings

The director of GSA's Office of Strategic Programs knows how agencies can become more efficient in today's budget climate.

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In Congress, tech experience runs deep for four new members

Representatives-elect Daines, Foster, DelBene and Salmon could be the techie caucus of the House freshman class.

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OPM's guide to second-term staffing

The Office of Personnel Management's "Presidential Transition Guide to Federal Human Resources Management" outlines how to deal with incoming and outgoing administration employees.

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Putting your best foot forward

A second term does not equal status quo. Here’s how to survive and thrive in the transition to Obama II.

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Could agencies sell frequencies for cash?

FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel floats a novel idea for mitigating the impact of budget cuts.

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New members of Congress bring agency experience

Congress may benefit from executive-branch experience coming with some of the incoming freshmen.

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NAPA plans advice for the president on federal initiatives

Recommendations for the president on large-scale projects and performance improvement are set for release and discussion at a public event.

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Feds well-represented on innovator list

Members of the Obama administration and both parties in Congress are among the top 20 innovators in democracy on TechCrunch's list.

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Transparency ideas abound at 'Ideathon'

Young innovators develop ideas for governance, big data, crowdsourcing and other vexing concerns at OpenGov Hub event.

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Two win Public Sector Partnership awards

Awards for work in procurement go to one long-time pro and one up-and-comer.

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Fed 100 nominations open

Do you know someone in federal IT who accomplished something momentous in 2012? Nominations are open for the Federal 100 award.