I just wanted to give some praise to all those involved in the effort to reform federal hiring practices. From Berry's speech yesterday, I think we have a great upgrade in the system that will lead to improved performance, engagement and motivation. Thanks!
Workers with the capability of teleworking should be expected work even when the government is shutdown due to weather or other natural disasters. Unless that worker is directly affected by the situation (power outage, for example) the employee should be expected to work.
Example: On a recent flight to DC, I sat next to a government... more »
This time it was a snowstorm, but what about in cases of natural disaster or pandemic? We need the ability to continue governmental functions in... more »
There is a large number of retired VA workers. These former VA employees have the knowledge and skills to process claims for the verterans administration.
Can they be hired on as contractors working from home to assist in answering questions or inquiries via telephone or email?
The retired VA community can help a lot, most of us worked for 30 years or more d would love the opportunity to help in some way.
VA allows for servicemembers to file disability claims up to 6 month before leaving service. For those that are also... more »
AT A MINIMUM, DO THESE THINGS:
1. Acknowledge people's busy lives & allow SAVE feature so applicants can work on it when all info is available and they have snippets of time.
2. Allow enough space for text entry in all fields. Section C Item 9, Section E, Section F, Section G are currently useless. Current set-up... more »
Also, DHS just stated in a Post article that it has thousands more contract workers than it does actual DHS employees. They said the cause of this is in large part due to the federal hiring process and... more »