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Posted by on Jan 3, 2019

The Future of Federal Workforce Reskilling, Automation, & Hiring Practices: Part I

The Future of Federal Workforce Reskilling, Automation, & Hiring Practices: Part I

Reskilling and upskilling is a practice that involves training employees to complete their job to the best of their ability. It can take many shapes and forms. In the manufacturing workplace, it could be training staff to use new computers to improve manufacturing efficiency and standards. In an office setting, it could be sending employees to conferences and classes to learn new skills.

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Posted by on Sep 27, 2018

National Academy of Public Administration: “No Time To Wait Part II”

National Academy of Public Administration: “No Time To Wait Part II”

On September 25, 2018, Management Concepts sponsored the National Academy of Public Administration’s (NAPA) “No Time To Wait” report release event at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. NAPA is a congressionally chartered non-partisan non-profit that helps government leaders solve our nation’s most pressing challenges. In the “No Time To Wait” report series, NAPA proposed […]

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Posted by on Sep 24, 2018

HR: Use Resources, Not People

HR: Use Resources, Not People

Human Resource departments have it rough. There are many who believe that HR departments are only extensions of corporate power largely created to protect companies from lawsuits, scandals, and to quash employee grievances. These same companies often regard HR as somewhat of a nuisance: a department that, with all its administrative policies and demands for […]

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Posted by on Aug 7, 2018

Competition and Collaboration in the Workplace

Competition and Collaboration in the Workplace

Competition is a natural component of all economies at some level whether it involve markets, companies, or job-seekers. The workplace can make for an equally competitive environment with employees working longer hours to secure promotions with fancier job titles and bigger paychecks. Now that more and more organizations are starting to adopt a distinctly collaborative approach to achieve success and build high-performing teams, […]

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Posted by on Jan 24, 2018

Federal HR Skills Tested in 2017

Federal HR Skills Tested in 2017

The Year 2017, is now in our rear-view mirror and for Federal Human Resource practitioners, it was a year of highs and lows. At the end of 2017 HR practitioners were still trying to create innovative ways to deal with leadership turnover, technology upgrades, the streamlining administrative systems, labor and management concerns, and employee demographics shifts, employee retention/engagement, to highlight a few.

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Posted by on Oct 3, 2017

Getting the Most Out of Your Training

Getting the Most Out of Your Training

As an organization that focuses on unleashing the potential of individuals, teams, and organizations, Management Concepts is continually striving to help students and client organizations get the most out its training courses, coaching engagements, leadership development programs, and other workforce initiatives. In past blogs, we’ve shared information about how to evaluate training, dispelling myths, and […]

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