Workforce

GSA’s push to curb spending begins to bear fruit

After being chastised for squandering money on various occasions, the agency taps its employees to get the best ideas on how to reduce costs and cut waste.

Workforce

Obama proposes to extend federal pay freeze until April 2013

The president's plan would grant feds a modest pay raise -- but only under one condition, which might be hard to meet.

Workforce

IT succession planning inconsistent across government

Managers and human capital practitioners often have different ideas of how to plan for the next generation of technology leaders, study shows.

Workforce

Obama delays financial disclosure deadline

Congress and the president adjust some deadlines in the STOCK Act, but opponents still object to public disclosure.

Workforce

AFGE members elect new leader

J. David Cox will take over as national president.

Workforce

GSA freezes 2013 per diem travel rates

Unchanging travel spending rate aligns with acting administrator's ongoing agency review.

Workforce

Harder times ahead for federal HR leaders

External pressures make the jobs of chief human capital officers harder, but they aren't ready to give up, according to survey.

Workforce

How BYOD is helping one agency ease the pain of budget cuts

A careful analysis led the EEOC to find a few simple adjustments to make up for lost funds. Here's how they did it.

Cybersecurity

USAJobs clears security hurdle

The federal job site gets the green light on cybersecurity.

Workforce

Focus group: Agencies ill-equipped to handle workforce reorganization

Research finds support for smart restructuring, but doubts about the ability to execute or achieve long-term gains.

Workforce

Dumb mistakes job applicants make

How to land a job -- or rule yourself out.

Workforce

Why simple language is a complex challenge

Even with a law to inspire it, getting agencies to write in plain language is tough, says Annetta Cheek of the Center for Plain Language.

Workforce

NASA scores high on innovation

Feds are gung-ho about innovation, but managers are still on the fence.

Workforce

Working for results can be tough ROWE to hoe

The results-oriented work environment brings its own pressures, even to a freelance cartoonist.

Workforce

Sequestration portends ominous future for some feds

The expected budget cuts could eradicate many federal jobs, according to a 'bleak but clear-cut' analysis.

IT Modernization

Will the digital strategy change management patterns?

To achieve the plan's goals, federal managers will need to give up some control over employees and information.

Workforce

NASA beefs up telework plan

The space agency seeks to complement its Work From Anywhere program with new mobility strategy.

Workforce

Why federal managers resist telework

That agency managers don't all embrace telework is not news, but why? Here are some answers.

Workforce

The federal pay debate: To be continued

Why can't the disagreement over which sector earns the most be settled for once and for all?

Workforce

GSA offers 1,000 workers early buyouts

Second round of buyouts went to more than 1,000 workers, most of which are in the agency's headquarters.

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