Conducts meetings over video enhanced internet phone companies like Skype to eliminate on-site meetings. There will be money saved on travel, meals, and lodging .
Close all offices except essential personnel the day after Thanksgiving. Many people use this day and its a waste to operate with lights, energy, guards, etc... for a few people.
With the advent of electronic mail (e-mail), and Secretary Shinseki's goals to transform VA into a 21st Century organization, eliminating the claims backlog by 2015, I suggest that optional e-mail communication between veterans and VA be established.... more »
Most of the federal job postings I have seen skip the even levels of GS-6, GS-8 and GS-10 and use only the odd designations of GS-5, GS-7, GS-9 and GS-11. Under the current schedule, a newly hired GS-7 employee under “The Rest of the US” locality pay scale would typically receive annual raises... more »
For chronic leave abusers, OT is the perfect way to make extra money and suffer... more »
Rather than waiting until the last minute to ship something, federal agencies should be mandated to ship immediately upon notification of the need for shipment.
This would save millions of federal dollars by preventing unnecessary overnight costs that many agencies incur... more »
We are watching Congress. At this second, we are $14,546,716,998,177 in debt. It took me 6 seconds to type that number, and the debt raised $262,554(Over 260 THOUSAND DOLLARS!!!) while I was typing.
We have to get a handle on our spending in the Federal Government.... more »
When employees print, use duplex printing!
When employees take notes, write on both sides!
If the Agency distributes monthly Posters to hang up in the building, print 2 months at a time. Flip the poster over after the first month.
When an employee gives a presentation, use the "white space" on each side of... more »