The stories of federal government employees and what they accomplish will amaze and inspire you. Every story could be its own miniseries.
Posts Tagged: SAMMIES
Check out this year's SAMMIES award finalist and learn about the innovative projects going on behind the scenes in the federal government.
Have you ever heard of a customer comment card-in government? Neither have I, but there is a way to thank your fellow federal govies for their great work. The Partnership for Public Service has once again opened their nominations for the annual Service to America Medals (also known as the Sammies), but hurry because the... Read more »
Ever read about someone else’s impressive accomplishments and feel like you are reading about a distant, far-off land where superheroes exist and they have nothing to do with you? The truth is, those superheroes are real people who do affect your lives. You may not know it, but your govies here in the U.S. are... Read more »
On August 21st, 2013 Syrian President Bashar al-Assad carried out an attacked that killed more than 1,400 Syrian civilians with sarin-a chemical weapon used as a nerve agent. In the wake of the attack, a worldwide call for action was launched to get rid of the chemical weapons stockpile. Timothy Blades, Director of Operations at... Read more »
Feeling the ground trembling beneath your feet can be an incredibly unnerving and freighting experience. One of the raging natural disasters the world has come to know over the years are earthquakes. Although our research on earthquakes has increased tremendously over the last few decades, we still deal with a lot of destruction and damage... Read more »
Drugs and illegal firearms. These are usually the first things to pop in your head when you think of the black market. But what is another, less easily documented crime? Human trafficking. Yes, slavery still exists today. And human trafficking is currently one of the fastest growing black market activities, with unreported cases numbering in... Read more »
“Money can’t buy happiness.” While this is true, money can buy survival - like food in your belly and a roof over your head. But not all of us have the same access to money or the expensive education needed to snag a higher paying job. And with low or little credit, it’s nearly impossible... Read more »
With the recent scandals surrounding Healthcare.gov, security breaches involving health data are of major concern to the public. We read and hear about security fraud in the news all of the time. And if you haven’t been a victim yourself, chances are high that you may know someone who has. But who are the people... Read more »
2014 saw the lowest federal job satisfaction numbers from feds and an unusually high separation rate, but what those numbers don’t tell you, is there are still passionate and determined federal workers who dedicate their lives to federal service. That remarkable work done was recognized Monday night in the annual Service to America Medal award... Read more »