5 Tips for Effective Remote Onboarding

Many companies are growing to acknowledge that intentional and strategic onboarding is critical to new employees’ success, and it goes well beyond paperwork and procedure. Research has...

Statement of The Center for Organizational Excellence On Social Equity for All

The Center for Organizational Excellence, Inc. (COE) embraces and honors the value of equality within our democracy. We must contribute to the elimination of systemic racism, unconscious bias, and...

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....

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...

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 for Serving as an Expert Resource on a Government Audit

This article is one of a 7-part series on "Technology Auditing Strategies" co-authored by Roberto Calderon, Eric Stewart and Dr. Paul Eder. An audit is an official inspection or examination of...

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...