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Department of Veterans Affairs

Employee Turnover Causes Unnessary Spending - Promote Within

I have no statistics, but each employee turnover would cost in program suffering as there are less hands to do the work, HR staff hours and computer costs to re-post announcements and then interview, select, validate, etc. Instead of posting positions as a (for example) GS-7 with no room for advancement, why not allow for every position to be re-evaluated when the work being done exceeds the pay level? I know that there... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Contractors -> Federal Employees

There is a huge market right now for Federal Contractors, and new companies spring up by the day to fill these federal positions. In most if not all cases these contractors are working for a third to half of what the Government is actually paying these companies for the position.

Because of this, both the individuals and the Federal Government loose money, meanwhile these contract companies are getting rich. I believe... more »

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Department of Health and Human Services

Rotating Volunteer Furloughs

Most people cannot afford a furlough. However, some of us wouldn't suffer too much from having extra time off without getting paid, provided our jobs are there when we return. A cost analysis is needed, of course, and our paid leave should not in any way be compromised. It may, however, save the government considerable money and not compromise productivity too much if the volunteer furloughs are well-timed and employees... more »

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Legislative Branch

Stop say "Job Security," Read How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinc

Worker's should be forbidden to continue "busy work," while saying that it is, "Job Security." It is a new world, a new day. Older workers seem to want to continue doing things the way they were, instead of excepting new ideas. (I am an older worker, but, new to the agency). Worker's should be encouraged to read: How To Think Like Leonardo da Vinci. It's a book about stretching your mind. We should be creative in our... more »

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