Rather than dwell on downers or let politics foul the mood, let’s look back at the most inspirational government successes of the year.
The looming threat of a government shutdown means agencies are once again reviewing contingency plans — in the event that lawmakers don’t pass a spending bill by midnight. Here’s what you need to know.
A leader’s job is to make sure the team’s purpose, relative to agency’s mission stays visible. If you do not, your team will stop thinking there is a reason to pursue this goal. Above all, this mindset will adversely impact the staying power of your team’s role in your agency.
The habits you embrace for handling one shutdown will help you benefit from other ones later in your public service career.
The government has a great need for managers to recognize the downstream impact of running an understaffed team. Managers face the challenge of balancing organizational goals, maintaining morale, prioritizing work efforts and reducing attrition.
There are some things you can do to help keep yourself moving forward if you have extra time on your hands.
It is my concern, over a period of years, there have been a series of events which are affecting the attitudes of those workers we depend on to keep our country operating.
Intentionally cultivating a collaborative environment can boost your organization’s productivity and effectiveness.
The Partnership for Public Service honored the top five agencies in subcomponents, small agencies, mid-sized agencies and large agencies at this year’s Best Places to Work in the Federal Government awards breakfast. Here’s a recap.
Leadership comes in all forms, shapes, and sizes. The qualities of a great leader can vary, for sure, but there are number of commonly-held misconceptions which need to be dispelled.