Perhaps it is time for others outside the region to choose who to promote through anonymous interviews, thus race and ethnicity are not a part of the hiring decision. Such methods are used when submitting dissertations for doctorate degrees. The dissertation is not judged by "who"... more »
No wait, no paper, no postage.
Also much improved public service to a very large number of the public (SSA provided 19.3 million... more »
SSA uses a program named "eMailer" that enables our employees to email a few of these materials.
SSA should make all of its electronic pamphlets,... more »
SSA offers an electronic alternative to the traditional paper process of filing for benefits and for the appeals process. The electronic process is much more efficient than the old paper process but its use is optional for attorneys.
To improve service and save... more »
Eliminating the replacement card process will improve service to the public (no need to gather evidence and visit social security offices) and save enormous... more »
cleaning up policy procedures
rewriting the letters to the public so that they are concise and clear
reduce... more »
The Office of International Programs as an example has a staff of 24 with 40% management. Half of the group can be moved to OISP to work with the domestic policy and the other half to OIO (Office of International Operations). There are various other components that can also be consolidated to save resources and unnecessary management.
Perhaps it is time for others outside the region to choose who to promote through anonymous interviews, thus race and ethnicity are not a part of the hiring decision. Such methods are used when submitting dissertations for doctorate degrees. The dissertation is not judged by... more »
The paperwork to work with each agency is almost prohibitive, along with staff from each one not wanting to deal with it as well. Particularly when it comes to recycling.
If they all consolidated their... more »