Posts Tagged: Pay

Never too young to plan – TSP and beyond

Next generation of Government Summit — Never Too Young to Plan – Financial Planning from TSP to Insurance Nicolas Troy Abrams, Founder, AJW Financial Partners Erin Doyle, Benefits Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs Rebecca Schreiber, Certified Financial Planner, Solid Ground Financial Planning Bobby Whiteside, Client 4 Life Insurance and Financial Services Getting your hands aroundRead… Read more »

Live from NextGen: Movin’ On Up In Your Organization

What is the best way for current and future federal government employees to move up in their career? HR specialists from the NIH speak to the process from their own experiences moving up the GS Schedule and evaluating candidates. Michelle Lipinski, Senior Human Resources Specialist, starts the break-out talking about the 15 level GS payRead… Read more »

Partial Retirement — Can’t just spend your days golfing?

A new phased retirement option has been approved by Congress and signed into law by President Obama. The Federal Employee Phased Retirement Act represents a significant change in how federal employees and agencies will plan for retirement. Employees can now take phased retirement for a few years at the end of a career. Steve LoseyRead… Read more »

The Federal Pay Debate

There has been a lot of chatter around the salaries and benefits of public servants. Like every debate, there are two sides. We recently attended a panel discussion, organized by the Coalition for Effective Change (CEC), which brought this issue to the forefront by bringing together three of the biggest players in the debate: CongressionalRead… Read more »

Tales Exaggerate Congressional Pay and Pensions

As long as I can remember, there has been a vague general rumbling that members of Congress collect exorbitant salaries and outrageous pensions and other benefits. The rumblings have changed form over the years, from idle gossip to organized viral email campaigns, but the substance remains. Despite efforts to spread the truth, many Americans stillRead… Read more »

Show Me the Money, Salary and Benefits

A post by Patra Frame, ClearedJobs.Net HR Specialist When you are looking for a new job, a critical issues is pay and benefits. Yet too many of us don’t even think about these issues in advance. You need to or you may make simple mistakes with large dollar, long-term career consequences. So first, what constitutesRead… Read more »

GovBytes: Are Government CIOs Underpaid?

How much is a good CIO worth to a government agency? Perhaps more than they’re currently getting paid, it turns out. According to a story by Colin Wood at Government Technology, public-sector CIOs endure far more scrutiny than their private-sector colleagues, not to mention exponentially more red tape that makes getting the job done harderRead… Read more »

Daily Dose: “Supercommittee” Uncertainty Over Federal Benefits

Federal workers have been wondering what employee benefits might be up for cuts under the new Congressional “Supercommittee”, but last week’s appointments don’t necessarily shed light on what the future might hold. The Washington Post has dug into the committee members’ voting records and found that most have little to no history in federal benefits.Read… Read more »

Federal Employee Pay In The Spotlight Once Again

The report this time is that 77,000 federal employees earn more than the governors in their states. To give you an idea of the findings, Governor salaries ranged between $70,000 in Maine and $212,179 in California. Colorado had the most federal employees, with 10,875 workers having salaries higher than the state’s governor, who earned $90,000Read… Read more »