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Trump administration lags in filling key posts
In the News

February 17, 2017

"The administration of President Donald Trump remains largely unfilled four weeks into his presidency, with just 34 of nearly 700 key Senate-confirmed positions even having a candidate announced. According to data from the nonprofit Partnership for Public Service hosted by The Washington Post, Trump has 14 officials confirmed by the Senate and 20 others are awaiting a vote, out of 696 top leadership positions in the administration."

CNN

Tag(s): appointments, transition management, White House


Trump team didn’t put nominees to ‘Sex, Drugs and Rock ‘n’ Roll’ test
In the News

February 10, 2017

President Trump has blamed "obstruction by Democrats" for delays in confirming his senior appointments, saying on Twitter that "it is a disgrace that my full cabinet is still not in place." But the slow pace of filling out Mr. Trump's cabinet can be attributed in part to decisions made in the early days of the nominee vetting process.

The New York Times

Tag(s): appointments, Ready to Govern, White House


IT Snapshot: Supporting the Data
Tools and Templates

February 09, 2017

 

This guide supplements each agency’s technology snapshot to guide how an agency can build on what’s working and address the most urgent challenges.

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Tag(s): agencies, agency landing teams, appointments, data


Why Donald Trump may end up hiring some of his critics
In the News

February 09, 2017

The administration’s hiring is running badly behind schedule. According to a tally kept by the Partnership for Public Service, a thinktank, Mr Trump has so far nominated 35 people to fill the top 693 positions in his administration, most of which require a congressional sign-off, which only seven nominees have received so far.

The Economist

Tag(s): appointments, transition management, White House


Despite recent additions, Trump Cabinet still emptier than predecessors
In the News

February 09, 2017

If President Trump were to call a meeting of his Cabinet today, he wouldn't need a very big table. Or, he'd have to invite a bunch of Obama administration holdovers serving temporarily in acting roles.

NPR

Tag(s): appointments, Ready to Govern, White House


Trump facing historic delays in confirmation push
In the News

February 08, 2017

Even as he signs executive orders at a furious pace and plans 'yuge' changes across the federal government, President Trump is dealing with a major disadvantage: His team is not in place.

Fox News Politics

Tag(s): appointments, Ready to Govern, White House


The first 100 days: Steps to effectively run the federal government
In the News

February 06, 2017

The first 100 days will help set the stage for the Trump presidency. If the president is able to get his leadership team in place and effectively manage the federal government, he stands a far greater chance of implementing his policy agenda and providing effective services to the American people.

Bloomberg

Tag(s): appointments, Center for Presidential Transition, White House


Trump missing top lieutenants across federal government
In the News

February 03, 2017

President Donald Trump has so far failed to nominate deputies and other top officials to run the day-to-day operations at most federal agencies, creating a vacuum across the government that has businesses, lobbyists and lawmakers in limbo as they wait to see how Trump’s agenda will be carried out.

Politico

Tag(s): appointees, appointments, Center for Presidential Transition


Donald Trump and a sea of empty desks
In the News

January 23, 2017

An incoming president is expected to fill about 4,000 positions. Nominees for more than 1,100 of them must be confirmed by the Senate. It is impossible for any president to fill all these positions by Day 1. But transition veterans recommend that a new president have a White House team assembled — 450 people who don’t require Senate confirmation — and have nominees for the top 100 positions that must be Senate-confirmed.

The New York Times

Tag(s): appointments, Center for Presidential Transition, transition management


Is the Trump team ready to run the government?
In the News

January 19, 2017

Incoming White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer says Donald Trump might sign four or five executive actions shortly after he's sworn in on Friday—but it’s unclear who will be available to carry them out.

New York Magazine

Tag(s): agencies, appointees, appointments, policy


The End: Inside the Last Days of the Obama White House
In the News

January 18, 2017

Partnership president and CEO Max Stier appears in a new documentary, from CNN titled “The End: Inside the Last Days of the Obama White House&rdquo. The film picks up right after the November 8 election, which ushered in Donald J. Trump as America's president elect.

CNN

Tag(s): appointments, White House, historical


Attorney General Eric Holder’s calendar during the first few weeks of the Obama administration
Tools and Templates

January 11, 2017

This calendar provide detailed information regarding the day to day activities of Attorney General Holder during his first few weeks in office. Consistent with the Freedom of Information Act, certain limited aspects of the attorney general’s calendar are not released publicly.

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Tag(s): agencies, agency landing teams, appointees, appointments, management, historical


Secretary Hillary Clinton’s calendar during the first few months of the Obama administration
Tools and Templates

January 11, 2017

This calendar provide detailed information regarding the day to day activities of Secretary Clinton during her first few months in office. Consistent with the Freedom of Information Act, certain limited aspects of the secretary’s calendar are not released publicly.

Department of State

Tag(s): agencies, agency landing teams, appointees, appointments, management, historical


Partnership for Public Service’s Center for Presidential Transition Unveils Position Descriptions for Top Political Jobs
News Release

December 29, 2016

The nonprofit, nonpartisan Partnership for Public Service today released the most comprehensive position descriptions for more than 150 of the top Senate-confirmed political appointments. The descriptions are available at presidentialtransition.org/position-descriptions. Download (134k)

Tag(s): appointees, appointments


IT Snapshot: Department of Defense
Tools and Templates

December 06, 2016

Each profile provides a high level snapshot of an agency’s federal information technology investments, compliance, risk and cyber workforce.

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Tag(s): agencies, agency landing teams, appointments, data


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