Publications

Open Letter from Bipartisan Center for Presidential Transition Advisory Board

January 20, 2020

Publication Type: Commentary

Open Letter from Bipartisan Center for Presidential Transition Advisory Board

This letter stresses the importance of early preparation by President Trump and the Democratic candidates to be equipped for a second term or new administration.

Senate Confirmation Process Slows to a Crawl

January 20, 2020

Publication Type: Research and Publications

Publication Tags: Congress,Second term

Senate Confirmation Process Slows to a Crawl

New data from the Partnership for Public Service found that Senate confirmation of presidential appointees are taking longer than ever. Why it Matters A major presidential responsibility is to fill more than 1,200 political appointments requiring Senate confirmation. Few decisions have a greater impact on the success of an administration than the selection of its people....

A Guide for Chief Human Capital Officers: Supporting New Appointees

January 16, 2020

Publication Type: Research and Publications

A Guide for Chief Human Capital Officers: Supporting New Appointees

This guide outlines leading practices and key actions CHCOs can take to build effective relationships with new appointees during their first weeks and throughout the onboarding process to position them as a trusted advisor. It includes insights and advice from current and former CHCOs, appointees and other federal leaders.

No matter the upcoming election outcome, time to start preparing for presidential transition

November 7, 2019

Publication Type: In the News

41% of top Trump officials appointed in his first year have left

November 7, 2019

Publication Type: In the News

Center for Presidential Transition gears up for 2020 election with new data on second term poilitical appointments and new director David Marchick

November 7, 2019

Publication Type: News Release

2020 programming will reinforce the Center as the ‘go to’ nonpartisan source for presidential transition expertise WASHINGTON – Roughly one year from Election Day, the nonprofit, nonpartisan Partnership for Public Service launched its 2020 transition efforts for the Center for Presidential Transition – the nation’s premier source of information and resources to help presidential candidates...

Cabinet turnover after re-election highlights the need for 2nd-term transition planning

November 6, 2019

Publication Type: Tools and Templates

Publication Tags: Data,Second term

Cabinet turnover after re-election highlights the need for 2nd-term transition planning

Second-term presidents are faced with monumental challenges and need to be prepared for changes in critical leadership jobs. New data compiled by the Partnership for Public Service’s Center for Presidential Transition shows that the last three presidents each experienced significant Cabinet-level turnover soon after their 2nd inauguration.

Senate throws hundreds of Trump nominees into limbo

January 4, 2019

Publication Type: In the News

The Senate has sent hundreds of nominations back to the White House, throwing their fate into limbo. 

Makeup of Cabinet is creating more hurdles for Trump

January 3, 2019

Publication Type: In the News

President Donald Trump’s Cabinet is increasingly stocked with temporary stand-ins and Washington insiders with deep ties to the industries they regulate, complicating Trump’s ability to govern as he approaches the most perilous period of his presidency and opening up his advisers to conflict-of-interest investigations by resurgent Democrats.

A Love-hate relationship

December 3, 2018

Publication Type: In the News

To say that federal workers were unenthusiastic about President Donald Trump on the day of his election, 25 months ago, would be an understatement.