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Spotting Top Talent
Friday, May 30, 2014 - 14:40
A veteran corporate executive search recruiter says experience and competencies aren’t as important as “potential” when hiring or promoting people to the top job. How would this approach play when picking leaders to head government agencies?

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Weekly Round-up: May 30, 2014
Friday, May 30, 2014 - 05:56
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of May 26, 2014

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What Happens When Our Senior Scientists, Engineers, and Doctors Retire?
Friday, May 23, 2014 - 14:00
More than two-thirds of NASA employees are scientists and engineers, and NASA has one of the oldest workforces in the federal government – many of whom are nearing retirement. So what’s the plan for recruiting new scientific, engineering, and medical leadership talent?

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Weekly Round-up: May 23, 2014
Friday, May 23, 2014 - 08:09
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of May 19, 2014

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How to Embed Quality into Your Organization's Culture
Monday, May 19, 2014 - 13:00
Quality was all the rage in the federal government’s ranks in the late 1980s and early 1990s. The emphasis on quality, however, never really died out in private industry, largely because they quantified its benefits for business.

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Weekly Round-up: May 16, 2014
Friday, May 16, 2014 - 09:00
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of May 12, 2014

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The DATA Act and Transparency:  4 Ways that Industry Will Benefit
Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 09:47
Greater focus on transparency of public sector spending data will help improve the functioning of government in multiple ways. Industry can benefit by helping government to implement this important management statute well.

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Monday, May 12, 2014 - 11:40
In recent years, federal agencies have made significant strides incorporating cloud computing into their IT portfolios.

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One Size Doesn't Fit All: Marshaling Science in Crises
Monday, May 12, 2014 - 09:40
The deep knowledge of networks of science and medical researchers is invaluable when pandemics and health emergencies occur. But how do you marshal diffuse networks of expertise in a crisis?

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Weekly Round-up: May 09, 2014
Friday, May 9, 2014 - 10:36
Articles from across the Web that we found interesting, the week of May 05, 2014.

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