Publications

Executives association wants to fill in the gaps in federal training and development

October 5, 2018

Publication Type: In the News

Publication Topic: Build Networks of Support,Develop Strong Leaders,Engage Employees,Inspire and Hire Mission-Critical Talent,Modernize Management Systems,Presidential Transition

For years, stakeholder organizations and good government groups have decried the lack of sufficient training for managers and executives at federal agencies. Now an association for agency executives is taking matters into its own hands. 

Trump’s dilemma: Leave Justice Department control to Sessions and Rosenstien – or ‘deep state’

September 16, 2018

Publication Type: In the News

Publication Topic: Engage Employees,Presidential Transition

Firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions, as President Trump has repeatedly hinted he might do, would leave key components of the Justice Department in the hands of the very career officials the president has railed against as his “deep state” enemies. 

After 40 years, coalition seeks upgrades to Senior Executive Service

September 12, 2018

Publication Type: In the News

Publication Topic: Engage Employees,Presidential Transition

The 40th anniversary of the civil service system is coming up. Along with that, the Senior Executive Service was also created in 1978 as part of the Civil Service Reform Act. With age comes a need for an upgrade, so three major federal workforce groups are coming together to propose changes to the SES. The...

Trump fumes over Senate Democrats’ stalling tactics on nominees

September 11, 2018

Publication Type: In the News

Publication Topic: Engage Employees,Presidential Transition

Senate Democrats have President Donald Trump’s attention with their historic level of procedural delays to stall the seating of judges and start dates for nominees to key executive branch posts. 

Thousands of people could technically be ‘senior’ officials in the Trump administration

September 6, 2018

Publication Type: In the News

Publication Topic: Engage Employees,Presidential Transition

There are few things in Washington more malleable than the definition of “senior official.” 

Questions remain after court rejects action by Trump against federal unions. Will he obey?

August 29, 2018

Publication Type: In the News

Publication Topic: Engage Employees,Presidential Transition

Federal labor organizations won a major battle against President Trump with a U.S. District Court ruling overturning major sections of executive orders that substantially undermined government unions.