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Department of Health and Human Services

Promote Government Service

The Federal government has come under fire recently due to budget cuts. But the American public doesn't realize the sacrifices made by those who choose a government job over a job in the public sector. There are no stock options or company cars or company perks in the Federal government, but we cannot run this country without the best and brightest people. Even if the size of the Federal government shrinks, and we... more »

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Legislative Branch

Eliminate contract for duplicate job websites

Currently, the Forest Service uses two main methods of hiring employees: USAJOBS and AVUE Services. USAJOBS is the more comprehensive website. AVUE has less flexibility, does not allow searches for "virtual" jobs, and frequently does not even allow listing where a particular job is located, making job searches and the application process unnecessarily complicated and frustrating. At the same time, we have the goal... more »

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Legislative Branch

Jobs open to all US Citizens vs. Status

Make it easier to hire "qualified applicants" in lieu of government employees who have status.

 

I have no problem with additional points that are given to past/present military personnel... but status points given to government employees needs to stop! Too many government employees are complacent and lazy.

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Department of Homeland Security

Community Based Emergency Centers - Rail-Safe Harbor

Rapid Respose from FEMA.
Local Employment Construction Opportunity.
Base-sites in communities (e.g. Inexpensive warehouse design, eg. Walgreens size) that are multi-use and spread across the National Rail system to house, treat and/or evacuate populace on a temporary short term basis for a few days before, during or after a disaster event. FEMA heavy resources respond to each location within 6 hours via freight rail utilizing... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

SIMPLE - Hire More Efficient Employees

Spending throughout Government organizations can easily be cut if the hiring process would support ACTUAL qualified applicants for the job. Far too often the "good ol boy" network has taken over throughout government positions and the employee pool is stacked with underqualified individuals filling important positions. No longer are the qualifications determined by what you know or the experience you have, but more... more »

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