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HealthyFed Blog

  • Mediterranean diet more than just weight loss

    It has been touted as one of the healthiest diets in the world; the traditional cuisine rich in fresh produce, healthy fats, whole grains and limited dairy, the Mediterranean diet is way more than just a plan to shed a few pounds. Dec 12, 2016 More Posts

  • Working wife and higher divorce theory debunked

    A new study debunks the belief that a marriage that involves a working, independent wife is more likely to end in divorce. Aug 10, 2016 More Posts

  • Celebrating National Nutrition Month

    Have you noticed anything different about the menu options in your cafeteria at work recently? Or maybe you participated in a healthy eating webinar or received an email notification about nutrition from HR? Mar 29, 2016 More Posts

  • New study: Have a seat, it won’t kill you

    The standing workstation has become a more common sight in offices across the country—some are shelling out thousands of dollars for custom-made stations and others are spending hours configuring their own with low-cost Ikea parts and furniture. But a new British study says that sitting is no more harmful than standing. Oct 14, 2015 More Posts

  • Wellness programs: What's it worth to you?

    Wellness programs that aim to promote smoking cessation, weight loss, healthy eating and reduce chronic illness susceptibility have proven to be valuable in the workplace because healthier employees means less money spent on healthcare. Aug 21, 2015 More Posts

Federal Resume Blog

  • Post 9/11: The inspiration for the ten steps to a federal job

    Kathryn Troutman reflects on the day of Sept. 11, 2011 and what brought her to write the book, “Ten Steps to a Federal Job.” After the terrorist attacks she received a flood of interest from Americans wanting to become federal employees. Sep 13, 2016 More Posts

  • The ALJ structured interview

    The U.S. Office of Personnel Management has begun to notify candidates from the 2016 Administrative Law Judge applicant pool that their online testing scores were high enough to merit an invitation to Washington, DC to participate in the final round of testing, including the Structured Interview. The testing begins on with a Logic-Based Measurement Test and a Written Demonstration (both proctored). Aug 23, 2016 More Posts

  • Many federal agencies offer jobs fighting terrorism

    Especially in these times, legions of American civilians feel called to join the battle against terrorism, international and domestic. For those so motivated, there are hundreds of federal agencies and departments offering jobs in many occupational fields that contribute to the United States’ vast counterterrorism efforts. Aug 16, 2016 More Posts

  • Want to be an ALJ? Great news for 10-point veterans

    The 2016 Administrative Law Judge Announcement may have closed, but 10-point veterans may still apply. Aug 01, 2016 More Posts

  • DoD program gives jobs priority to relocated military spouses

    Being married to someone serving active duty presents many challenges, from making a home on a military base to moving many times, around the country or around the world. But if your family depends in part on your employment income, finding a new job each time your spouse gets a PCS order (permanent change of station) may be the most daunting hurdle you face. Jul 12, 2016 More Posts

Federal Coach Blog

  • Federal Coach: How to win over Washington? Listen to your federal workforce.

    As the Trump administration’s new Cabinet secretaries and other top-level political appointees get acquainted with their responsibilities, some will find they have inherited high-performing organizations while others will discover that their agencies are struggling. Feb 07, 2017

  • Federal Coach: Top NCI official Dinah Singer on the moonshot fight against cancer

    Tom Fox speaks with Dinah Singer, the acting deputy director of the National Cancer Institute and director of its Division of Cancer Biology, about the challenge to speed-up cancer research, the progress being made and her views on managing scientists. Feb 01, 2017

  • Sylvia Mathews Burwell, who shepherded Obamacare, talks about its uncertain future

    Tom Fox, Burwell speaks with Sylvia Mathews Burwell, who has overseen the Affordable Care Act, Medicare and Medicaid, the Food and Drug Administration and a wide range of social services from Head Start to family assistance programs about impending changes to the Affordable Care Act, the presidential transition, her approach to leadership and playing basketball for President Obama’s national security adviser. Jan 17, 2017

  • Federal Coach: Dealing with employee unease during the presidential transition

    Since the presidential election in November, the questions coming to career federal leaders from employees have been fast and furious. What promises will the president-elect act on? What will happen to my program? Will there be a hiring freeze or pay cuts? How will our mission and goals be affected? Will civil service rules be changed? What if I feel as though a personal part of my identity has come under attack? Jan 03, 2017

  • Federal Coach: CIA deputy’s management mantra: ‘No jerks, no whiners, no peacocks’

    Fox speaks with David S. Cohen, who was sworn in as the deputy director of the CIA in February 2015 after spending six years at the Treasury Department handling terrorism, financial intelligence and financial crime issues. Dec 21, 2016

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