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Department of Agriculture

LOW GRADES w/ PROMOTION POTENTIAL..

I advertise positions for my agency as a Staffing Specialist in a newly formed Delegated Examining Unit. After a high-graded person leaves a position, that position is advertised for the same level as its previous incumbent. I think that it would save money if some agencies considered re-classifying some of positions as lower graded "entry" level. This would also make it easier for some of the fresh faces of the future... more »

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Legislative Branch

Scrap Affirmative Action

'Treat everyone fairly,' should be the only workplace law required.
Provide protected classes with additional educational benefits, but not with favorable hiring and promotion status. Scrap Affirmative Action regulations and practices. You cannot fight discrimination with discrimination. Regardless of how the Fed Gov words these laws, policies and regs, they're are discriminatory - and expensive - and ineffective.... more »

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Department of the Interior

Give Local Job Applicants Hiring Priority To Save Moving Costs

When the government fills job vacancies, everyone who applies, regardless of their geographic proximity to the duty station is given equal consideration. If extra points were given to those who would not require a PCS relocation (and the expenses that are associated with it) then millions could be saved each and every year by allowing those who already live close by to fill vacancies. This would also be a great way for... more »

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Environmental Protection Agency

Federal Service Recruitment and Training Center

Idea: Federal Service Recruitment and Training Center (FSRTC)

Date thought of: October 26, 2010

Concept: A single-source recruitment and training center, regionally located, that would screen and train Federal employee applicants and respond to staffing requests from all Federal organizations.

Human Resources is found in every Agency and Department, why not consolidate? While one may apply for Federal positions on-online,... more »

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