Posts Tagged: reviews

10 of the Funniest Yelp Reviews of Government

If you somehow haven’t heard of Yelp, it’s a website and app where anyone can review just about anything. People mostly seem to head to Yelp when they’re busting to share their glowing praise or their boiling rage. Now, as announced by DigitalGov, Yelp has a terms of service for official government use. Agencies can claim or… Read more »

6 Reasons Employee Evaluations Fail

Ready for your performance evaluation? Nothing stirs up the stomach like knowing it’s time to find out how you measure up at work. In some organizations, 360 degree evaluations are popular, while many of us receive monthly, quarterly, or yearly evaluations directly from our supervisors. Then there are those impromptu, informal evaluations where a supervisor,… Read more »

Are We There Yet? Progress on CAP Goals

“Today the Administration is releasing detailed action plans for the fifteen CAP goals,” announced Office of Management and Budget deputy director for management, Beth Cobert, in a blog post in late June. These four-year goals were first announced with the release of the FY 2015 budget back in March. Cobert’s announcement accompanies the first round… Read more »

Four Actions to Better Integrate Performance Into Budget Formulation

Reformers have promoted the notion of performance budgeting since it was introduced by the 1949 Hoover Commission. Major initiatives have been attempted and incremental progress has been achieved. But not enough has happened. A Government Accountability Office survey last year reports that the percentage of federal managers saying they used performance information in allocating resources… Read more »

Good Read: Neil Blumenthal of Warby Parker on a Culture of Communication

Originally posted on #GovLife. Or as I’d like to call this post, Everything I Learned About Workplace Culture, I Learned From Warby Parker. But seriously. For those of you who don’t know about Warby Parker (I may need a moment to re-evaluate our friendship), they’re one of the small business darlings from New York that… Read more »

GPRA Mod Act of 2010 Explained: Part 6

The new law includes new requirements for quarterly reviews and progress assessments of governmentwide and agency-level priority goals. Federal Priority Goal Reviews. According to the Senate committee report, the new law: “attempts to lay out a process for reviewing progress towards the federal government priority goals on, at minimum, a quarterly basis. For each federal… Read more »