Make America incompetent again? Trump wants to ruin our merit-based federal jobs system.

Max Stier writes in USA TODAY, “This new executive order, drafted secretly without informing or consulting with Congress and relevant employee groups and other stakeholders, is an assault on our civil service.” 

Coalition Letter on Schedule F

Good government groups call on congress to block implementation of Executive Order that creates a broad exception to competitive civil service rules, removing protections ensuring such civil servants are hired and fired based on merit.

The Center for Presidential Transition®

Now that ascertainment has occurred, President-elect Biden and his team will continue their transition work with the full support of the United States government. Visit the Presidential Transition Central for what you need to know about the transition period, past transitions and how to become a political appointee.

Rewatch the virtual Service to America Medals®

The awards program celebrated our 2020 honorees, including Dr. Anthony Fauci and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. See the special appearances from past presidents, celebrities and notable figures.

A pandemic. Economic turmoil. Racial injustice. Threats to national security.

The nation’s future depends on our ability to solve these challenges, and the federal government is the most powerful tool we have to drive change. That’s why the Partnership identified four issues that the next administration should make a priority.

The Partnership for Public Service is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that strives for a more effective government for the American people. Here’s how we do it:

Leadership Development

We’ve reached over 15,000 federal employees across 75 agencies through our training programs, 98% of whom have applied program lessons to their job.

Government Modernization

We’ve worked with Congress on 43 pieces of legislation enacted on key federal management issues and helped develop the government’s first unified shared services management system.

Employee Engagement

We’ve given over 200 briefings using our Best Places to Work data and honored over 500 outstanding federal employees through our Service to America medals.

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Preparing to Lead

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Gov21 | The 21st Century Government Innovation Program

Prepares federal employees to tackle problems in innovative ways and become more effective in their roles.

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Building a Culture of Engagement: Virtual Training Series

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