Posts Tagged: transition

Department of Defense (DoD) Business Transformation Agency (BTA) EP&I Title 5 violations – part one

From the Government Business Examiner by Donna L. Quesinberry As the Department of Defense’s (DoD’s) champion for driving and accelerating improvements to business operations across the DoD and federal government – the Business Transformation Agency (BTA) is supposed to serve as a magnet that attracts talented and dedicated professionals thereby creating a model for transformativeRead… Read more »

First Time Attendee Gives Reports of the Cleared Job Fair on September 15th

Friends + employer support win over nerves Daisy W. woke up today not wanting to be here with us at our Cleared Job Fair in Arlington, Virginia. Noooo, it wasn’t about us … it was more about her own nerves. “I was really nervous to come here,” says Daisy. Thankfully, however, her buddies (for whomRead… Read more »

“Ask Your Government”: Web 2.0 facilitates dialog between Citizens and Federal agencies

Check out the new blog by Ed O’Keefe (washingtonpost.com) “Ask Your Government,” where U.S. citizens ask questions and Federal agencies have the opportunity to provide answers using video clips that are imbedded within the blog. The NIST Weights and Measures Division and Metric Program were just featured http://voices.washingtonpost.com/federal-eye/2009/03/ask_your_government_when_will.html Excerpt: The latest answer comes in responseRead… Read more »

Metzenbaum spoke yesterday to the government-wide Performance Improvement Council

Shelley spoke yesterday to the government-wide Performance Improvement Council about her report and recommendations. The members, including OMB staff, were very receptive to her insights and many thought that they could begin acting on her ideas even before a Chief Performance Officer is appointed! Read the report here.

Change.jobs

From the Change.gov website: Apply for a Job This website is designed to provide prospective applicants with information to help them apply for positions in the Obama-Biden Administration. President-Elect Obama will make appointments throughout the federal government. Some positions will require Senate confirmation while others will not. Some appointments will be made during the transitionRead… Read more »

Presidential Transition Update from The Council for Excellence in Government

Following a lengthy Presidential campaign and the historic election of President-elect Barack Obama, all eyes are now on the Presidential Transition. Selecting a team of excellent appointees, getting them on the job or shortly after January 20, and preparing them to hit the ground running to address urgent challenges are Jobs One, Two and ThreeRead… Read more »

IBM Center Launches Transition Resources

Next week, we’ll know who the next President will be. And he’ll have to hit the ground running to deal with the mega-challenges he’ll face. His first task will be to put in place his team of executives to run agencies that oftentimes dwarf even Fortune 50 companies. How do they get up to speed?Read… Read more »

Presidential Transition 2008

Just joined GovLoop at the recommendation of Steve Kelman! Looks like this is a long-needed forum for public sector employees and I’m interested in helping bring both content and connections. The IBM Center for The Business of Government offers thought leadereship resources for government managers on a wide range of topics. It commissions research fromRead… Read more »