Publications

Connolly introduces new legislation aimed at strengthening OPM

November 23, 2021

Publication Type: In the News

The National Treasury Employees Union, National Federation of Federal Employees, the Partnership for Public Service and the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association have all endorsed the legislation.

Opinion: With hundreds of nominees to confirm, the Senate doesn’t deserve Thanksgiving break

November 23, 2021

Publication Type: In the News

To make matters worse, roughly 1,200 of those 4,000 need Senate confirmation. The Post and the nonprofit Partnership for Public Service are tracking 802 of the most important of those 1,200 — and so far only 189 people have been confirmed and begun work.

‘Kizzy’ immortalized in Smithsonian art

November 23, 2021

Publication Type: In the News

Corbett and Graham were among 13 winners of the 2021 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America medals, which honor excellence in the federal work force. The “Sammies,” known as the “Oscars” of government service, are awarded by the nonprofit Partnership for Public Service. 

Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Insulate OPM From Political Interference

November 23, 2021

Publication Type: In the News

The bill already has won the support of the National Treasury Employees Union, the National Federation of Federal Employees and the Partnership for Public Service.

GOP Senator Decries His Party’s Blockade Of Biden Nominees — While Blocking A Nominee

November 22, 2021

Publication Type: In the News

If approved, Syed would become the highest-ranking Muslim administration official. He has been waiting for confirmation longer than any other Biden nominee, according to the Partnership for Public Service, which tracks wait times.

Partnership Offers Tips on Using Hiring Flexibilities

November 22, 2021

Publication Type: In the News

Federal agencies have a wide range of hiring flexibilities available to them, but choosing and using the right one for a given situation can be a challenge, says a blog post from the Partnership for Public Service.

Fierce talent competition puts spotlights on benefits

November 22, 2021

Publication Type: In the News

“The hiring process is long and complicated, the current workforce is aging and the competition for top talent is fierce,” states a recent report from the Partnership for Public Service.

Lack Of Permanent Positions In Agencies Frustrate The Democratic Lawmakers Towards Biden

November 22, 2021

Publication Type: In the News

Max Stier, President and CEO of the Partnership for Public Service, said that “The end result of all of this is, at a moment when we need so much from our government, we have a government that is not led with permanent officials in many instances, and that’s a big problem.”

Democrats frustrated by vacancies across government

November 21, 2021

Publication Type: In the News

“The end result of all of this is, at a moment when we need so much from our government, we have a government that is not led with permanent officials in many instances, and that’s a big problem,” said Max Stier, president and CEO of the Partnership for Public Service.

Biden’s top bank regulator nomination at risk after tense hearing

November 19, 2021

Publication Type: In the News

The office has been without a permanent head for nearly 18 months straight — including the 10 months Biden has been in office, according to data from the nonprofit Partnership for Public Service.