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Department of Energy

Badges

When Federal employees transfer to other agencies within the Federal government, why can't their HSPD12 badge be updated to reflect their new agency the day they report to their new job by the security office in their new agency instead of having to send Federal employees to get another set of fingerprints/pictures and other badge/security related information---can't agencies share this type of information and make the... more »

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Executive Office of the President

Simplify and accelerate the recruitment of federal employees

Recruitment to federal jobs is heavily burdened by ancient and illogical procedures that vastly complicate the application process and limit the hiring flexibility of individual managers. A college graduate applying

for a federal job confronts a complex and lengthy application form demanding far more information than any employer reasonably needs. The very nature of the application deters applicants.

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Department of State

Allow anyone with a postgraduate education to apply for a PMF

As is customary in the United Kingdom and several other advanced countries, the United States should provide fast-track on-ramps to the civil service-- including the Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF) program-- for highly educated candidates at ANY point in their careers. For instance, if a candidate starts a company or a non-profit instead of joining the civil service straight out of graduate school, he or she... more »

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Department of Energy

Hiring of younger employees, fresh grads

Allign hiring practies with private industry to compete for the best new grads, younger employees. The younger generation is not necessarily looking for a guaranteed lifetime employment, but for learning opportunities, challenging work, and career mobility. Even if an employee comes with the expection to stay only for a few years, as is common in industry, such an outlook should be welcomed and not the "we don't care... more »

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Executive Office of the President

Transition Professionals to Salaried Employment

Do it. Do it ASAP. Do it now if possible. More than at any other time in many long-time public servants' careers, we are beginning to see, starkly, that one kind of Federal employee squeezes every 15-minute increment of credit hours he or she can from a day. Shamefully, this practice doesn't stop upon attainment of a GS-12, 13, 14, or even 15. Another kind of Federal employee has never signed for a single credit... more »

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