The Future of Work in Government

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018 - 13:31
Of course, we can’t predict the future of either the government workforce or workplace, especially not in the distant year 2040.  But we can envision what it might look like, given what we know about trends underway today.

Taking a Targeted Approach to Civil Service Reform

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 - 12:28
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 11:20
But little seems to happen.  There have been dozens of studies and reports over the past three decades.  However, there has not been a major overhaul since 1978, and many piecemeal legislative efforts, such as performance pay and streamlining the classification system, have been derailed.  So pragmatically, what can be done in the near-term, without a major legislative effort? 

Best Places to Work in the Federal Government® Staff/Manager Alignment Scores

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 - 11:59
Managers play an important role in an organization; they implement policies from senior leadership and also carry concerns up the chain from staff to decision-makers. If managers and staff don’t see eye-to-eye on the key issues, then managers may be unable or unwilling to properly acknowledge and share staff concerns to leadership. Executives may be left unaware of what’s happening on the front lines, issuing policies that risk failure because they aren’t fully informed.

The Multi-Generational Workplace

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 - 14:34
Tuesday, February 1, 2011 - 13:16
This is the challenge of leading in a multi-generational workforce, which now spans four generations, and is increasingly driven by rapid technological changes that have changed the nature of work and how it gets done.