Five Leadership Competencies That Are Not Optional Anymore

The post-COVID-19 business environment has forced leaders to think about new ways of motivating and guiding their teams. The world has changed in a matter of months, and this new world requires new...

Bridging the Gap with Social Distancing

How leveraging existing tools can maintain a sense of community during a lockdown. With the corporate world feeling the full effects of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many...

The Virtual Consultant

Two months have passed since agencies have moved to full telework schedules, forcing most federal employees to work from home. Consultants supporting federal clients must embrace this reality as well....

Workforce Planning Tips in The Time of COVID-19

In this crazy time of quarantining and social distancing, more people are working from home than ever before. Once COVID-19 is in our rear view mirrors, there is a growing consensus around the country...

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...

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...

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...