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Staff Tenure in Selected Positions in House Committees, 2006-2016

Categories: Congress,Govt Personnel,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R44683.pdf

Presents a number of statistical measures regarding the length of time House committee staff stay in particular job positions.  Also examines trends in staff tenure over the past decade. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Staff Tenure in Selected Positions in Senate Committees, 2006-2016

Categories: Congress,Govt Personnel,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R44685.pdf

Presents a number of statistical measures regarding the length of time Senate committee staff stay in particular job positions.  Also examines trends in staff tenure over the past decade. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Presidential Transition Guide to Federal Human Resources Management Matters: Election Year 2016

Categories: Govt Personnel,Presidency

https://www.opm.gov/about-us/our-people-organization/support-functions/executive-secretariat/presidential-transition-guide-2016.pdf

Provides instructions for transition functions such as background investigations, political appointments and so forth.  From the Office of Personnel Management

 

Institutionalizing Hiring Excellence to Achieve Mission Outcomes

Categories: Govt Personnel,Labor/Employment

https://www.chcoc.gov/sites/default/files/M-17-03%20%20Institutionalizing%20Hiring%20Excellence%20to%20Achieve%20Mission%20Outcomes_1.pdf

Memorandum relating to the improvement of federal recruiting and hiring practices.  From the Office of Management and Budget and the Office of Personnel Management

 

The OPM Data Breach: How the Government Jeopardized Our National Security for More Than a Generation

Categories: Govt Personnel,Govt/Business Scandals,Headlines,Homeland Security,Privacy,Telecommunications/Internet

https://oversight.house.gov/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/The-OPM-Data-Breach-How-the-Government-Jeopardized-Our-National-Security-for-More-than-a-Generation.pdf

Committee staff report on the hacking of Office of Personnel Management data bases by foreign sources in 2015.  The report blames the agency for failing to heed repeated warnings about inadequate security and for misleading the public on the extent of the damage.  From the House Committee on Government Oversight and Reform

 

Report of the Secretary of the Commonwealth 2015-2016

Categories: Govt Information,Govt Personnel,Virginia Issues

http://leg2.state.va.us/dls/h&sdocs.nsf/By+Year/RD2082016/$file/RD208.pdf

Annual report on the officers, agencies, boards, and commissions of the Virginia state government.  Also contains a brief description of the duties of each agency and department.  From the Secretary of the Commonwealth

 

Federal Workforce: Distribution of Performance Ratings Across the Federal Government, 2013

Categories: Govt Personnel,Labor/Employment

http://www.gao.gov/assets/680/676998.pdf

The report on federal government performance evaluation systems which found that 99% of permanent, non-Senior Executive Service level employees were rated at or above the “fully successful level and 61% were rated “outstanding.”  From the Government Accountability Office

 

Sheriff’s Office Personnel, 1993-2013

Categories: Crime/Justice,Govt Personnel,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/sop9313.pdf

Presents statistics on persons employed by sheriffs’ offices and employment trends from 1993.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

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