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Department of Veterans Affairs

Electronic Calendars - No Paper Calendars - $ave MILLIONS

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SAVE at least $3.7 million - Employees with computers should have to use the e-calendar built into MS Office or their system's equivalent, (MACs have iCal). If only 1/2 the Federal employees have a desk calendar costing $2.68 or more, the annual cost for calendars is at least $3,783,861 nationally.

The 2009 Census Bureau indicates there were 2,823,777 full and part-time Federal employees.

If every employee who has... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Lighting, Recycling, Paper Waste, Travel

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Here are a few ideas that could save the government money by eliminating unnecessary expenditures:

1. Travel:
a. Audits or “Site Visits” should be conducted remotely when possible.
b. We should eliminate all travel for training and conferences and conduct these utilizing available technology.
2. Paper Waste: Leave and Earning Statements should only be provided electronically.
3. Recycling in mass: This... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Improve government HR efficiency

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Government HR processing is notoriously slow and overly cumbersome. The result is it's hard to attract and retain the desirable employees who are go-getters and will get things done. Make government a competitive employer by making the back-end HR process paperless. HR routinely loses applicant materials, forcing them to repeat an already slow process. Combined with paper redundancies, desirable applicants have time to... more »

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