Investing in an Effective Federal Workforce
Publication Date: 09/19/2012
Publication Topics: Attitudes Toward Government Service, Leadership, Innovation
Publication Type: Congressional Testimonies
On Wednesday, Sept. 19, Partnership President and CEO, Max Stier, testified at Senator Akaka's final federal workforce hearing before his retirement entitled "Investing in an Effective Federal Workforce". In addition to thanking Senator Akaka for his commitment to federal employees and leadership in the Senate, Stier shared progress to date on key reform efforts including hiring reform, the new Pathways Programs, SES reform and telework. In his statement, Stier also called for civil service reform, saying we currently have a "once in a generation opportunity to rethink the way government operates."
The Partnership for Public Service is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that works to revitalize our federal government by inspiring a new generation to serve and by transforming the way government works.
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