Archive: February 27, 2011 - March 5, 2011
The agencies that experience the greatest success recruiting and hiring new employees are the ones that regularly visit college campuses, attend meetings of professional associations and other recruiting events.
By Tom Fox | March 4, 2011; 11:27 AM ET | Comments (3)
Everyone keeps saying, "We have two years," or, "We have twelve months left." It's really interesting in the private sector, because we would typically look at deadlines and the need to move quickly as a great motivator for innovation. But is that actually a good thing in government?
By Tom Fox | March 2, 2011; 7:35 PM ET | Comments (17)
Now that the top 24 finalists have been selected, the judges must have honest, direct and sometimes uncomfortable conversations about whether contestants are likely to achieve their hopes and dreams. For many federal leaders, these are just the type of conversations that they try to avoid at all costs.
By Tom Fox | February 28, 2011; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (2)