Everyone will have to start somewhere but what determines the pace and direction of your career will depend on how well you know yourself and how well you manage other people around you.
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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has set a new precedent for the federal workforce by upholding a ruling from the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) wherein a State Department employee was punished for refusing to carry out an assignment that would have gone against federal rules.
In January, the Pew Research Center published the results of a survey on how favorably Americans view some different federal agencies. The agencies they surveyed included Health and Human Services, DOJ, and the Federal Reserve, all of which are viewed favorably by the majority of those surveyed.
Government employees serve and protect our country every day. While we should always show our gratitude for them, Public Service Recognition Week gives us an annual opportunity to reflect upon their service and express our thankfulness.
As both parties prepare for national conventions in the coming weeks, several unions and associations representing the interests of federal employees are pushing the Democratic National Committee’s platform committee to include their priorities this time around.
Our nation is blessed with many great citizens, in the past and in the present. So many naysayers have lamented the decline in quality of our youth, with statistics highlighting the obesity, lethargy, softness, and other traits preventing our youth from being real contributors to anything but themselves throughout their lifetimes.
According to Gallup, Americans’ average level of confidence in 14 key U.S. institutions is only 32%. Considering public opinion of the federal government, it may seem impossible to convince the next generation to consider a career in public service. After all, who wants to join an organization whose main function seems to be a punching bag?
In his inaugural address on the Transition’s Youtube page, President Elect Trump gave an update on the transition process and an outline of his priorities for his first 100 days in office, including:
At NextGen 2016, Young Government Leaders (YGL) introduced a Declaration representing its views on an essential relationship that effects every citizen in the United States—the relationship between citizens and their government.
No, this is not a discussion about weight loss, exercise or nutritious eating. Though important factors of a healthier and happier life, this conversation is about managing change to foster a relevant balance.
In the first case argued before Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch, Justices appeared to disagree about how to handle “mixed cases,” alleging both adverse employment actions against federal civil service employees and prohibited discrimination, where the Merit Systems Protection Board concludes it lacks jurisdiction because the employee was not subject to an appealable action.
Travel back in time to discover what it was like to work at NASA during the space race and how an individual’s contribution helps to achieve the organization’s goal.
As President of Young Government Leaders (YGL), I talk to young Feds from across the government. Since the election, they want to know if they should stay in government or if the agency they work for will even continue to exist.
In the wake of election results, Eric Katz from Government Executive and Max Stier of the Partnership for Public Service joined the Kojo Nnamdi Showto discuss what the transition of power and new leadership will mean for the federal workers.