Showing 4 ideas for tag "job"
kudos icon +

Department of the Interior

Use Tidal Stream Generators in our rivers

Study the potential of using tidal stream generator technology in rivers below our existing dams and powerplants. Tidal stream generators (or TSGs) make use of the kinetic energy of moving water to power turbines, in a similar way to wind turbines that use moving air. This technology could reuse the moving water that has already gone through our powerplant generators and, as a result, generate more electricity to help... more »

Voting

5 likes
Active
kudos icon +

Department of Homeland Security

Jobs

When this country began, we created programs and benefits to help populate, fill out, and explore this great country, e.g. the Homestead Act, and associated Homestead Acts.

In addition there are many laws protecting the labor, employment, and commerce of the U.S.

I believe unemployment in the U.S. has more to do with complacency, and reluctance to relocate, than it has to do with "jobs Americans don't want to do."... more »

Voting

5 likes
Active
kudos icon +

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.

Voting

2 likes
Active
kudos icon +

Legislative Branch

Government Temp Pool

Some big projects do not last a full budget cycle. Some budgets do not survive the chopping block. There are plenty of talented new hires that dread losing there job. Most office skills are transferrable. Most policies mirror each other agenct to agency. Rather that release people only to call them, back more them to where the funding and opportunitis are.

Voting

2 likes
Active