Posts Tagged: personnel

Can We Ever Get Off The Pay Carousel – Or Just Keep Going Around?

It seems like every few months the pay debate comes up again – or more accurately, it comes up every election cycle. Pay is a constant source of tension, but if we’re really going to solve the debate once and for all, there needs to be serious reforms to the civil service — not just… Read more »

Why Leadership Coaching Is For Everyone

My morning started with an e-mail from a client who is a federal government analyst, upset about a missive from her training department eager to check-off their employee development box with a variety of offerings. The catch? Leadership development was restricted to “managers only.” I guess it is time for the feds to understand what… Read more »

Why Leadership Coaching Is For Everyone

My morning started with an e-mail from a client who is a federal government analyst, upset about a missive from her training department eager to check-off their employee development box with a variety of offerings. The catch? Leadership development was restricted to “managers only.” I guess it is time for the feds to understand what… Read more »

The Real Pay Debate – Not A Number, But Proper Compensation

Your pay is up for debate, yet again. A new Congressional Research Service report, Selected Characteristics of Private and Public Sector Workers, continues the debate that came to the forefront during the 2010 election season over whether federal employees are overpaid, or in the view of some, underpaid. But, comparing wages and benefits of government… Read more »

The Quiet Crisis – Gov’s Woefully Inadequate Pay System

“Money, money, money” – that’s often the refrain you hear from federal civil servants, who feel they don’t get paid enough. Not nearly enough. Chris Dorobek calls the pay system, “woefully inadequate for the challenges of the 21st century.” A new report from the Partnership for Public Service and Booz Allen Hamilton agrees. The report… Read more »

Netflix’s Five Tenets of HR

Silicon Valley is known for its technology, not its management, innovations. But some of its management innovations are worth looking at. Netflix’s HR policies rank right up there when it threw out the standard playbook! Former Netflix chief talent officer, Patty McCord, describes its key talent management tenets in a recent Harvard Business Review article…. Read more »

Mission Essential Personnel Enters Health Solutions Market With HealthSpot’s New Virtual Clinic

December 19, 2011 Columbus, OH – Mission Essential Personnel, LLC (MEP) today announced a strategic partnership with HealthSpot, a revolutionary technology company that will improve access to high quality, affordable healthcare. HealthSpot’s Care4 Station is a kiosk that serves as a virtual doctor’s office. MEP will be the exclusive provider of the Care4 Station to… Read more »

The Whine Connoisseur

You know them – always the glass half empty outlook…complaining about the brightness when the sun breaks through the dismal gray February days. They derail conversations and meetings. When making a contribution, it comes with negative overtones and is diluted by the complaint of the day. They are disruptive to creative sessions and are toxic… Read more »

Mission Essential Personnel Announces New Credit Facility With Bank Of America

12/5/2011 Chantilly, VA – Mission Essential Personnel, LLC (MEP) announced today it has established a new multi-million credit facility with Bank of America that will provide MEP with additional operating liquidity and capital for strategic acquisitions and investments. MEP Chief Financial Officer Michael Jakobowski said, “The establishment of this facility will support MEP’s global operations… Read more »

Mission Essential Personnel Adds Former SOCOM Commander Admiral Eric Olson To Board of Advisors

10/24/2011 Chantilly, VA – Mission Essential Personnel, LLC (MEP) today announced that Adm. Eric T. Olson, who recently retired as Commander, US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), has joined its Board of Advisors. Olson was the first SEAL to command USSOCOM and will share his unique global perspective with MEP leadership as the company continues to… Read more »