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...

COE Recognized for Innovative and Effective Workplace Practices

Recipient of the 'When Work Works' Award — 6 years in a row!Rockville, MD (November 8, 2018) – The Center for Organizational Excellence, Inc. (COE) has been honored with a 2018 When Work Works...

Takeaways from the 2018 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey

This article was written by Andrew Wagner, Web & Video Editor of Government Matters on WJLA-TV. You may also view the original version of this article at govmatters.tv. The results...

Being a Federal Employee, Simplified

For years I have read articles, listened to the pundits and politicians, and overheard many water cooler conversations about the lack of performance and accountability in federal agencies, the poor...

How Sharing Could Accelerate Reform

Active best practice sharing across government makes things better, faster, and cheaper.You know the old adage, you learned how to share in kindergarten and this skill should carry you through life....

Workforce Reform: Where We’ve Been — Where We’re Going

This event will take place on Tuesday April 24, 2018 from 2:00PM – 3:00PM. REGISTER NOWFrom the desk of OPM HR Solutions: It has been six months since OPM HR Solutions convened a panel to discuss...

Imagine the Possibilities of Real HR Reform

Most discussions about improving federal personnel management turn to civil service reform, employee engagement, performance management, FEVS scores, workforce planning, and strategic partnering....