We the Partnership

Why we can’t afford another government shutdown

Shutdowns and continuing resolutions hurt the people this country serves, yet they have become far too common. Partnership Executive Vice President James-Christian Blockwood discusses the harmful effects of shutdowns on critical work , such as strategic planning, and shares solutions to avoiding future shutdowns.

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Busting common myths about HR in the federal government

In a new blog series, we speak with current and former government HR experts to dispel myths about federal human resources and help new managers navigate federal policies. Our first post digs into managers’ options for compensating or incentivizing high-performing employees.

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Impressions from 15 years in public service

James-Christian Blockwood, the Partnership’s executive vice president, previously served 15 years in four federal agencies. He shares his thoughts on government service and its unique power and position to positively impact communities and people.

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