Five Tips to Joining a New Project Team Remotely

Current limitations created by the Coronavirus pandemic are reorienting how people do their work worldwide. For many of us, that means working remotely and trying our best to maintain productivity...

Seven Human Capital Challenges While Teleworking

Written by Roberto Calderon and Paul Eder With the onset COVID-19, many organizations have had to reorganize and rethink what they value and how they get working tasks completed. Organizations took...

Strength in Numbers – How Diversity Drives Success

It’s no secret that fostering a sense of inclusion and knowledge sharing within a workforce cultivates a diversity climate that can be beneficial for a company from top to bottom. But what exactly...

The Power of Confident Consulting

Consulting is a confidence game. As a consultant, your livelihood is dependent on you being more confident that the person you're helping. So what are the keys to develop and maintain a presence...

Three Ways to Get Closer to Civil Service Reform

The former Tennessee Commissioner of Human Resources gives tips to achieving large-scale change Civil service reform is not a new concept. Federal government stakeholders across the country have...

COE Brings Together Federal Stakeholders to Gain Momentum on Civil Service Reform

Washington (June 21, 2019) - This week, The Center for Organizational Excellence Inc. (COE) hosted Rebecca Hunter to discuss human resources innovation at a series of Civil Service Reform...

What Federal HR Could Learn from Tennessee’s Reforms

I recently visited the state of Tennessee to review its award-winning human resources function and training program and the reforms state officials have made over a five-year period. I took a federal...

Tips to Help Non-Technology Auditors Manage Technology Audits in Government

This article is one of a 7-part series on "Technology Auditing Strategies" co-authored by Eric Stewart and Roberto Calderon. In today’s technology-heavy world, working “outside of your area or...

Being an Auditor vs. Being an Auditee

This article is one of a 7-part series on "Technology Auditing Strategies" co-authored by Eric Stewart and Dr. Paul Eder. Government audits always have two major players who enter the project with...

Stop Complaining About Federal Hiring and Fix it

It’s not an insurmountable problem. As I walk the halls of many agencies the two biggest complaints I hear are: “It takes too long to hire people” and “I can’t get top talent.” In...